'Parallel genome assembly' - COMP 396 Undergraduate Research Project Application Form

Supervisor's Name: Mathieu Blanchette

Supervisor's Email: mathieu.blanchette [at] mcgill.ca

Supervisor's Phone: 5143985209

Supervisor's Website:

Supervisor's department: Computer Science

Course number: COMP 396 (Computer Science)

Term: Summer 2013

Project start date: May 7th 2013

Project end date: Aug. 31st 2013

Project title: Parallel genome assembly

Project description (50-100 words suggested): The project will consist in developing, implementing, and testing a parallel genome assembly algorithm based on the Map-reduce framework.

Prerequisite: 1 term completed at McGill + CGPA of 3.0 or higher; or permission of instructor.

Grading scheme (The final report must be worth at least 50% of final grade): Weekly meetings with supervisor: 50%; Final report: 50%.

Project status: This project is taken.

How students can apply: Bring a printed copy of this application form and your advising transcript to me during office hours.

Ethics, safety, and training: Supervisors are responsible for the ethics and safety compliance of undergraduate students. This project involves: None of the above (NEITHER animal subjects, nor human subjects, nor biohazardous substances, nor radioactive materials, nor handling chemicals, nor using lasers).