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==Module 4 - Bioinformatics & systems biology==
==Module 4 - Bioinformatics & systems biology==

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CHE.496: Biological Systems Design Seminar

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Module 1 - Fundamentals of synthetic biology

  • Jan 17 - Course introduction
  • Jan 22 - Synthetic biology overview
  • Jan 24 - Foundational technologies
  • Jan 29 - Engineering principles
  • Jan 31 - Practical applications

Module 2 - Parts, devices & systems design

  • Feb 5 - Biobricks and design overview
  • Feb 7 - Genetic programming, Gene Designer, codon optimization
  • Feb 12 - Synthetic genes, biological machines, and minimal genomes
  • Feb 14 - Case studies in synthetic biology

Module 3 - Genetic circuit & metabolic pathway engineering

  • Feb 19 - Final project discussion
  • Feb 21 - Genetic circuit engineering
  • Feb 26 - Metabolic pathway engineering
  • Feb 28 - Biological network engineering

Module 4 - Bioinformatics & systems biology

  • Mar 4 - Spring break
  • Mar 6 - Spring break
  • Mar 11 - Oral presentations of literature research
  • Mar 13 - Oral presentations of literature research
  • Mar 18 - Bioinformatics and online databases
  • Mar 20 - Systems biology and the omic sciences

Module 5 - Computational biology & system modeling

  • Mar 25 - Mathematical biology
  • Mar 27 - Genome-scale metabolic models
  • Apr 1 - Modeling genetic regulatory networks
  • Apr 3 - Systems biotechnology and CellDesigner

Module 6 - Social, legal and ethical implications

  • Apr 8 - Biological safety and security
  • Apr 10 - Bioethics
  • Apr 15 - Ownership and sharing
  • Apr 17 - Bio-business
  • Apr 22 - Oral presentations of original project design
  • Apr 24 - Oral presentations of original project design
  • Apr 29 - Review of course
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