**General rule:**I recognize that computational biology is an inherently collaborative activity and I encourage you to work with your classmates on the homework assignments. You may also ask me questions. Please make sure that whatever you turn in reflects your own understanding of the material and your own work, however.

If students submit answers that are identical to another students' answers or those from previous years, the work will be graded and the score from the suspect answer will be split among participating students.

Homework scores comprise 80% of your final grade.

The remaining 20% of your grade comes from a written project, due on December 22.

Homework #1 is due on November 15.

Homework #2 is due on December 6.

Homework #3 is due on December 22.

The final project is described here, and is due on December 22. If you have any questions about choosing a paper, please let me know.