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Apply Computer Skills to Biology and Medicine

The Bioinformatics & Computational Biology specialization prepares you to conduct biomedical research

Biology: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Offered by: Biology

If you have ever wanted to apply your computer knowledge to biology or medicine, the Bioinformatics/ Computational Biology specialization is for you. This specialization exposes students to the field of Bioinformatics through coursework in biology, chemistry, computer science, and mathematics.

Why Choose Bioinformatics & Computational Biology?

With continuous advances in biological technology, there is a growing demand for scientists trained in bioinformatics. This program will prepare you for careers and graduate school in areas of computational biology/ bioinformatics, genomics and proteomics, drug discovery and design, gene annotation, and more.

What Will You Learn?

The broad-based curriculum will give you a firm foundation in biology, chemistry, mathematics, and computer science. This will prepare you for career opportunities or graduate school in bioinformatics.

Careers in Bioinformatics & Computational Biology

You'll have several different professional paths open to you upon graduation. Students can go on to careers or graduate programs in:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Pharmaceutical research and development
  • Molecular Biology
  • Biomedical Research

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