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*14 March 2006Solutions to pset2 are now posted here: [[BE.180:Assignment2]]
#'''Assignment 5 has been [http://mit.edu/endy/www/courses/180/hw5/Twenty180hw5.pdf posted]It is due at 5p on May 4.'''  
*Please see [[BE.180:Assignment2]] for new clarifications.  
#'''[[BE.180:Assignment4 | Assignment 4]] solutions have been posted'''
*7 March 2006. '''Tuesday's class (7 March) will be cancelled. Assignment 2 will be due at 5p next Tuesday (14 March).'''
#Assignment 4 has been posted: [[BE.180:Assignment4]].  It was due at 5pm on April 25.
*3 March 2006.  We have also posted some common mistakes and the points deducted for them. Please review these and email the TA's if you still have questions about how assignment 1 was graded.
#Rolling Stone article on Asilomar rDNA conference [http://web.mit.edu/endy/www/courses/iap2005/reading/RollingStone(189)37.pdf posted].  
*2 March 2006.  '''Solutions for the first assignment''' have been posted: [[BE.180:Assignment1]].  
#Exam 1 solutions posted. [[User:Endy|Endy]] 01:08, 4 April 2006 (EDT)
*'''The second assignment has been posted''': [[BE.180:Assignment2]].  Please try to start the new assignment early as it covers new concepts and may take longer than the first assignment.
#Assignment 3 is cancelled; please study the [[BE.180:Devices | Devices]] page and prepare for our in class review on Tuesday.[[User:Endy|Endy]] 15:53, 18 March 2006 (EST)
#Old Announcements: [[BE.180:Old Announcements]]
*Old Announcements: [[BE.180:Old Announcements]]

Latest revision as of 18:18, 25 April 2006

BE.180 Biological Engineering Programming


Home        Syllabus        Assignments        Exams        Expectations       

Programming Tutorial        Biology Tutorial       

Spring 2006

Instructor: Drew Endy (endy at mit dot edu)

TAs: Laura Sontag (sontag at mit dot edu) and Sabrina Spencer (spencers at mit dot edu)

Lecture: T/R noon-1 (36-156)

Office Hours: M 3-4pm and W 12-1pm (68-329)

Welcome to BE.180, MIT Biological Engineering's programming course! For many of you this will be the first time learning to program computers; others may already be programming gurus. Regardless of your background, upon completing BE.180 you'll have learned how to solve complex biological engineering problems using computational approaches. You'll also discover the rudiments of how to program DNA, the genetic material that runs inside all living organisms. Along the way, you'll be exposed to powerful ideas that underlie all of modern engineering. We hope that you have a great experience with the course!


  1. Assignment 5 has been posted. It is due at 5p on May 4.
  2. Assignment 4 solutions have been posted
  3. Assignment 4 has been posted: BE.180:Assignment4. It was due at 5pm on April 25.
  4. Rolling Stone article on Asilomar rDNA conference posted.
  5. Exam 1 solutions posted. Endy 01:08, 4 April 2006 (EDT)
  6. Assignment 3 is cancelled; please study the Devices page and prepare for our in class review on Tuesday.Endy 15:53, 18 March 2006 (EST)
  7. Old Announcements: BE.180:Old Announcements