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Bachelor's Programme in Bioinformatics

University/Institute: Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Location: Italy - Rome
Focus: Bioinformatics
Recommended Undergraduate Degrees: None
Degree Offered: BS/BSc/BA/B.Eng (< 1 year)BS/BSc/BA/B.Eng (Major/Primary Degree)

Key characteristics of program:

The Bachelors Programme in Bioinformatics provides undergraduates with advanced knowledge of the molecular and cellular basis of biological systems, the structure and function of biological macromolecules and the cellular processes in which they are involved, analytical and biotechnological tools and mathematical methods, physics and chemistry for biotechnological applications; good computational and bioinformatics expertise, also for the organization, construction and access to databases, in particular for the analysis of genomes, proteomes and metabolomes; knowledge of the basic techniques in the various fields of biotechnology for the industry and the environment.

Program Goals:

Graduates in Bioinformatics must:
- master specific technological platforms in the field of genetics and proteomics, design and development of new biologically active molecules even with the use of nanostructured materials, techniques of fermentation and bioconversion for the production of metabolites, proteins of interest, and renewable energy sources, techniques purification and analysis of biomolecules; development of monitoring and environmental remediation processes;

- to know the basic aspects of operational processes that follow the industrial design of biotechnological products in compliance dell'ecocompatibilty process;

- possess advanced knowledge of the patent systems and on technology transfer procedures;

- be able to be fluent in written and oral form, the English language over the Italian with reference to disciplinary lexicons;

- be able to work autonomously, also taking on responsibility for projects and structures;

- It is qualified to carry out basic and applied research, promotion and scientific development and technological innovation, professional activity and project in areas related to biotechnology disciplines;

- know the regulations relating to bioethics, to the validation / certification of product / biotechnological process, the protection of inventions and safety in biotechnology.

Additional Information

Year Program Established: 2016
Scholarships/assistanceships may be available: No
Type of academic terms: Semester

Average number of applicants per year: 0
Average number of applicants accepted per year: 50
Average number of incoming students per year: 0
Average number of graduates per year: 0

Program URL: http://bioinformatics.uniroma1.it/

Contact Person: Lorenzo Farina ( lorenzo.farina@uniroma1.it )

Last updated: Jun 15, 2016

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