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Apply Computer Skills to Biology and Medicine

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

Biology: Cellular and Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics

Offered by: Biology

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

Why Choose Cellular and Molecular and Bioinformatics?

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 Cellular and Molecular and Bioinformatics

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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