Homework: You will have one homework assignment: to compare the sequences of grass genomes. Go to the "Homework" to download that assignment.
Class Project: You will be assigned a class project that involves the analysis of a large data set. You will receive your specific assignment during the third week of class. At the same time you will be assigned a project partner. It will be your responsibility to 1) determine the nature of the data; 2) determine how these data should best be ordered; 3) determine the appropriate software for the analysis of the data; 4) obtain that software from the developer of the software; 5) evaluate the data; and 6) prepare a report. NOTE: Graduate students will be required to analyze two data sets.
Exams: Exams 1 and 2 will be worth 100 points. The exams will be a primarily be essay questions. All exams will be cumulative, but the emphasis will be on the most recent material.