Exploring the genetic basis of yeast biofilms

Overview

Graduate students: Liana Burghardt and Colin Maxwell, PhD candidates, Biology Department

Faculty instructor: Danielle Armaleo

Course: Collaboration with Dr. Armaleo in Bio 214 (Cellular and Molecular Biology)

Students learned to:

  • Visualize high-dimensional gene expression data
  • Understand genetic differences in the context of gene networks
  • Connect genetic differences to physiological outcomes
  • Perform simple analyses using the R programming language

Read the report to learn more (PDF).

Contact

Paul Bendich
bendich@math.duke.edu

Topics

Data Expeditions