AMS-532 Laboratory Rotations and Journal Club in Computational Biology

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Instructor Dr. Robert C. Rizzo [631-632-9340,]
Course No. AMS-532
Location/Time Math Tower, Room 1-122, Fridays 2:20-3:40 pm
Office Hours Anytime or by appointment, Room 1-101, Dept. of Applied Math & Statistics

GENERAL INFORMATION: AMS-532 is a two semester course in which students spend at least 8 weeks in each of three different laboratories actively participating in the research of participating Computational Biology faculty ( Participants will attend and give research talks at weekly Journal Club meetings on topics from the current literature using the skills and knowledge acquired during the rotations. Students who have already joined a research group are fully welcome to participate in the Journal Club.


  • Rotation 1: Sep 20th - Nov 15th (Fall)
  • Rotation 2: Nov 15th - Feb 14th (Fall-Spring)
  • Rotation 3: Feb 14th - Apr 18th (Spring)

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LITERATURE: Hyperlinks and manuscripts accessed through Stony Brook University's electronic journal subscriptions are provided below for educational purposes only.

DISCLAIMER: Presentations may contain slides from a variety of online sources for educational and illustrative purposes only, and use here does not imply that the presenter is claiming that the contents are their own original work or research.

Course Schedules