Genomics and Computational Biology Biophysics 101 Fall 2003


Please get a fresh copy of this page and hand in your answers at the end of class Sep 16 (note that the section times may change).

Name ______________________________________________________________________________

email address ______________________________________________________________________________

Student ID # ______________________________________________________________________________

Academic program and year ______________________________________________________________________________

Y / N Do you object to having your name, email address, affiliation, and academic program posted on the course website?

Y / N Do you have access to a Windows NT/95/98/2000 computer?

Y / N Do you have access to a Unix/Linux computer?

Y / N Do you use an internet connection faster than 100Kbps?

Y / N Do you have programming experience? (please list the languages you know)

Y / N Are you familiar with Perl ?

Y / N Differential equations?

Y / N Metabolism?

Y / N Statistics?

Y / N Chemical kinetics?

Y / N Are you taking this course for credit ? Please indicate if you are taking it as Biophysics 101, BIOL E101, GEN 224 or HST 508.

Sections: there will be three types of sections: CS: focus on computer science, for people with primarily biology backgrounds and strengths, BIO: focus on biology, for those with a background primarily in computer science, programming, and/or math, and ADV: "advanced topics" section, for those with multidisciplinary backgrounds.

Rank your choices of section time and location, in order of preference (1 being most preferred) (and, if you are enrolling in the distance education option, whether you would like to attend by telephone). PLEASE GIVE AT LEAST 3 CHOICES.

___ Harvard Medical School (Boston) ADV Tuesday 2:30-3:30 pm

___ Harvard Medical School (Boston) CS Wednesday 7-8 pm

___ Harvard Medical School (Boston) CS Thursday 7-8 pm

___ Harvard yard (Cambridge) BIO Tuesday 8-9 pm

___ Harvard yard (Cambridge) CS Tuesday 7:35-8:35 pm

___ Harvard yard (Cambridge) BIO Wednesday 6:30-7:30 pm

___ Harvard yard (Cambridge) BIO Wednesday 7:35-8:35 pm

___ Harvard yard (Cambridge) ADV Thursday 6:30-7:30 pm

___ Harvard yard (Cambridge) CS Thursday 7:35-8:35 pm


Briefly describe your background with regard to biology, computers, and mathematics.





Briefly describe your motivations for taking this course.