MED263: Bioinformatics Applications to Human Disease

Directors: Lucila Ohno-Machado and Jihoon Kim
TAs: TBD
Time: 2-4pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays (Jan 9 - Mar 8, 2018)
Place: Medical Education Telemedicine (MET) building room 304 with room changes on the following 3 class days: Room 204 on Thursday 1/11/18, Room 215 on Tuesday, 2/20/18, and Room 204 on Thursday, 2/22/18.
Units: 4

Course Description

This elective is offered as a 4 unit course in the Winter quarter with lectures on Tuesday afternoons (14:00-15:30) and computer practicals on Thursday afternoons (14:00-15:30) at room 304 MET (“Telemedicine building”). This course will cover the latest advances in bioinformatics in the context of human diseases. Students will be provided with the practical skills to implement what they have learned in class. Specifically, when the course is finished, students will be able to analyze multi-omics data to understand human disease.

Course Information


Number

MED263, Bioinformatics Application to Human Disease

Directors

Lucila Ohno-Machado (lohnomahcado@ucsd.edu, Jihoon Kim (j5kim@ucsd.edu)

TA

Andre Fonseca Faustino (affaustino@ucsd.edu)

Quarter

Winter 2018

Start date

Thursday January 9, 2018

End date

Thursday March 8, 2018

Days

Tuesdays and Thursdays

Time

2:00-3:30 PM

Classroom

Medical Education Telemedicine (MET) building room 304

Units

4



Lecturers

Course


Week

Date

Topic

Instructor

Required S/W tools

Required H/W specification

1

Tuesday 1/9/2017

Overview

Lucila Ohno-Machado (lohnomachado@ucsd.edu)



1

Thursday 1/11

Bootcamp for hands-on session

Jihoon Kim (j5kim@ucsd.edu)



2

Tuesday 1/16

Lecture

Katie Fisch (anyday ok except 2/12/2018)



2

Thursday 1/18

hands-on data analysis

Katie Fisch



3

Tuesday 1/23

Lecture

Olivier H (would prefer 3-5)



3

Thursday 1/25

Hands-on session

Olivier H



4

Tuesday 1/30

Lecture

Xiaoqian Jiang

(x1jiang@ucsd.edu)



4

Thursday 2/1

Hands-on session

Xiaoqian Jiang

(x1jiang@ucsd.edu)



5

Tuesday

2/6

Lecture




5

Thursday 2/8

Hands-on session




6

Tuesday 2/13

Lecture

Vikas Bansal (vibansal@ucsd.edu)



6

Thursday 2/15

Hands-on data analysis

Vikas Bansal (vibansal@ucsd.edu)



7

Tuesday 2/20

Lecture




7

Thursday 2/22

Hands-on session




8

Tuesday 2/27

Lecture




8

Thursday 3/1

Hands-on session




9

Tuesday

3/6

Lecture

Cinnamon Bloss (cbloss@ucsd.edu)



9

Thursday 3/8

Hands-on session





Grading

Homework/Practicals

80%

Final project

20%