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Bioinformatics Specialization on Coursera

University of California San Diego (UCSD), United States
Language course is: English
Focus: Bioinformatics
Target audience education / assumed knowledge: None
Educational certification/accreditation status: None
Professional certification/accreditation status: None
Degree Offered: Coursera Certificates (1-3 mths)

Program Goals:
How do we sequence and compare genomes? How do we identify the genetic basis for disease? When you complete this Specialization, you will learn how to answer many questions such as these in modern biology. In the process, you wlll learn about the algorithms and software tools that thousands of biologists apply at work every day in one of the fastest growing fields in science.

The Bioinformatics Specialization's printed companion, Bioinformatics Algorithms: An Active Learning Approach, is available from the textbook website (http://bioinformaticsalgorithms.com), which contains additional educational materials, including lecture videos and slides.

Additional Information
Year Program Established: 2017
Course/tuition costs: Free
Scholarships/assistanceships may be available: No

Average number of applicants per year: 50000
Average number of applicants accepted per year: 50000
Average number of incoming students per year: 50000
Average number of graduates per year: 2000

Program URL: http://coursera.org/specializations/bioinformatics
Contact Person: Phillip Compeau ( [javascript protected email address])

Last updated: Apr 10, 2016

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