M.S. Bioinformatics

The Master’s Degree in Bioinformatics addresses the growing need for professionals with an educational background that blends biology with computer science. This combination of skills is needed both in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, as well as in biomedical research.

Summary

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

  • Design and build software tools that model living things.
  • Design and build data science tools to analyze biodata.
  • Acquire in-depth knowledge of biological, genomic and medical databases.
  • Mine biodata to detect underlying patterns and relationships across the vast web of life.
  • Study state of the art research methods for bioinformatics.

Core Faculty

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Wang, David

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Wang, David
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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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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

Jonathan Smitherson

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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