CSCI1850

Deep Learning in Genomics

Instructor(s):
Course Home Page:
http://www.cs.brown.edu/courses/csci1850/
Location:Online / Synchronous
Meeting Time:I hr: Tu,Th 10:30-11:50
Semester:Spring
Offered this year?Yes
When Offered?Every year


Description

Deep learning models have achieved impressive performance in fields like computer vision and NLP. The collection of vast quantities of biological data naturally leads to the question -- can deep learning help us understand genomics? We will cover deep learning models like Auto-encoders and Convolutional Neural Networks and how have they been applied to solve problems in genomics. We will learn about different biological datasets, interpretation methods that help explain predictions, and what unique challenges are presented by the data in this field. Critical thinking and learning from the practical application of models to data are expected outcomes.

CRN: None