F16: QBIO Critical Reading

Instructor: Dr. Terry Hwa; Urey 7246; phone: 4-7263; e-mail: hwa@ucsd.edu
Dr. Phil Tsai; Urey 6242; e-mail: ptsai@qbio.ucsd.edu
Time/Location: Friday 3 – 3:50pm; Urey Hall 6120
Course URL: this pagehttp://matisse.ucsd.edu/courses/f16-qbio-critical-reading
Prerequisite: interest in quantitative biology; consent of instructor

Guide to critical reading

Critical reading worksheet

Course activity:

Date class activity assignment
W1 Fri, Sept 23 Intro to critical reading read ms #1: Cost of gene expression
Eames & Kortemme, Science (2012).
W2 Fri, Sept 30 Assessment of ms #1 Report on ms #1 due Tuesday Oct 4
W3 Fri, Oct 7 Discus ms #1 with Terry Hwa read ms #2: Hydra oscillation
Kucken et al, Biophys J. (2008).
W4 Fri, Oct 14 Formulate questions on ms #2 possible additional reading
W5 Fri, Oct 21 Assessment of ms #2 Report on ms #2 due Tuesday Oct 25
W6 Fri, Oct 28 Discus ms #2 with Eva-Maria Collins read ms #3:high resolution lineage tracing
Levy et al, Nature (2015)
W7 Fri, Nov4 Formulate questions on ms #3 possible additional reading
W8 Fri, Nov 11 no class — Veteran’s Day
W9 Fri, Nov 18 Assessment of ms #3 Report on ms #3 due Tuesday Nov 30
 W10 Fri, Nov 25 no class — THANKSGIVING !
 W11 Fri, Dec 2 Discussion of ms #3 with Sergey Kryazhimskiy