B.S. Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics fuses biology, computer science and information technology to collect, analyze and interpret biological data at the molecular level. This interdisciplinary program also offers an ideal foundation for professional studies in medicine and law.

Summary

Prepare graduates with strong theoretical and practical skills at the intersection of computing, biology, and data science.

  • Students design and build software tools that model living things.
  • Students design and build data science tools to analyze biodata.
  • Students acquire in-depth knowledge of biological, genomic and medical databases.
  • Students mine biodata to detect underlying patterns and relationships across the vast web of life.

Core Faculty

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Wang, Jason T.

Professor

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Wang, Jason T.
Professor, Department of Computer Science
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Roshan, Usman W.

Associate Professor

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Roshan, Usman W.
Associate Professor, Computer Science
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Wei, Zhi

Associate Professor

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Wei, Zhi
Associate Professor, Computer Science
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Basu Roy, Senjuti

Assistant Professor

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Basu Roy, Senjuti
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
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Geller, James

Professor and Associate Dean for Research

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Geller, James
Professor and Associate Dean for Research, Computer Science
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Perl, Yehoshua

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Perl, Yehoshua
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Oria, Vincent

Professor

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Oria, Vincent
Professor, Computer Science
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Theodoratos, Dimitrios

Associate Professor

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Theodoratos, Dimitrios
Associate Professor, Computer Science
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Advisement

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Ackerman, Amanda D.

Academic Advisor

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Ackerman, Amanda D.
Academic Advisor, Ying Wu College of Computing
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Angelella, Anthony S.

Academic Advisor

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Angelella, Anthony S.
Academic Advisor, College of Computing Sciences
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Bell, Michele A.

Academic Advisor

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Bell, Michele A.
Academic Advisor, CCS
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Olsen, George W.

Academic Advisor

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Olsen, George W.
Academic Advisor, College of Computing Sciences
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Pavlick, Daniel K.

Academic Advisor

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Pavlick, Daniel K.
Academic Advisor, Office of the Dean, Ying Wu College of Computing
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