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Bioinformatics Summer Institute

University/Institute: University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Location: United States - Charlotte
Focus: Bioinformatics
Recommended Undergraduate Degrees: Biology, Computer Science
Degree Offered: Diploma/Certificate (< 1 year)Diploma/Certificate (Major/Primary Degree)

Key characteristics of program:

The program offers hands-on training in production of next generation sequencing data, and in common computational analysis methods including genome analysis, statistics, and workflow construction.

Program Goals:

The Bioinformatics Applications graduate certificate is designed to train graduates who will bring interdisciplinary expertise in biological sciences and computing to bear on large-scale analysis problems in genomic biology.

This certificate prepares students with the most commonly used skills in genomic biology – laboratory preparation and sequencing of DNA and RNA samples, computational genomics methods, statistical analysis, and simplified programming for high-throughput data analysis using workflow management systems.


Additional Information

Year Program Established: 2014
Scholarships/assistanceships may be available: No
Type of academic terms: Other

Average number of applicants per year: 0
Average number of applicants accepted per year: 12
Average number of incoming students per year: 0
Average number of graduates per year: 0

Program URL: http://summerschool.uncc.edu/bioinformatics-summer-institute
Syllabus URL: http://summerschool.uncc.edu/bioinformatics-summer-institute/institute-courses

Contact Person: Cynthia Gibas ( cynthiagibas@gmail.com )

Last updated: Feb 26, 2014

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