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MTech in Computational Biology

University/Institute: Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi (IIITD)
Location: India - New Delhi
Focus: Computational Biology
Recommended Undergraduate Degrees: Computer Science
Degree Offered: MS/MSc/MA/M.Eng (2 years)MS/MSc/MA/M.Eng (Major/Primary Degree)

Key characteristics of program:

Program Structure
For M.Tech in computational biology, a student has to complete 32 credits of course work and 16 credits for thesis, for a total of 48 credits. (There is no Scholarly Paper option for this MTech.)

Core Courses:
Six courses constitute the core of this program. These are:
i. Foundations of biology- I
ii. Foundations of biology-II
iii. Introduction to mathematical biology
iv. Biostatistics
v. Systems biology
vi. Algorithms in molecular biology/Graduate algorithms

Elective Courses:
The following are the elective courses which are currently being offered in Communication and Signal Processing stream.
i. Computational genomics
ii. Quantitative Genetics
iii. Computational neuroscience
iv. High performance computing
v. Complex systems
vi. Stochastic simulation in systems biology and biophysics

Research Areas
• Computational systems and theoretical biology
• Stochastic methods in systems biology

Program Goals:

The goal of this full-time M.Tech program in computational biology is to train students to become professionals for high-end jobs. The program is based on the best practice models at top universities across the world. IIIT Delhi offers degrees in the areas of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE). Computational Biology is the new program that we are starting this year.

Additional Information

Year Program Established: 2015
Scholarships/assistanceships may be available: Yes
Type of academic terms: Semester

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

Program URL: http://www.iiitd.ac.in/admission/mtech/cb
Syllabus URL: http://www.iiitd.ac.in/education/mtech/cb

Contact Person: Sriram K ( sriramk@iiitd.ac.in )

Last updated: Sep 02, 2014

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