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PhD in Integrated Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

University/Institute: Duke-NUS Medical School
Location: Singapore - Singapore
Focus: Bioinformatics
Recommended Undergraduate Degrees: Biology, Computer Science, Math/Statistics
Degree Offered: Ph.D/DSc (< 1 year)Ph.D/DSc (Major/Primary Degree)

Key characteristics of program:

The programme distinguishes itself by a strong focus on applying computational and statistical tools to answer questions in biology and medicine. This programme has a very strong research component working closely with mentors. All scientific activities are in English.

Program Goals:

The goal of the Bioinformatics concentration in the Duke-NUS PhD Programme in Integrated Biostatistics and Bioinformatics is to train students for careers in computational and data driven biomedical research. Graduates will be competitive applicants for academic or industrial postdoctoral fellowships or will be attractive applicants for positions as bioinformatics staff scientists. This research-oriented programme focuses on using computational and data-analytical approaches to answer questions in the biomedical sciences. Peer reviewed publication is a criterion for graduation.

Additional Information

Year Program Established: 2017
Scholarships/assistanceships may be available: Yes
Type of academic terms: Semester

Average number of applicants per year: 10
Average number of applicants accepted per year: 4
Average number of incoming students per year: 4
Average number of graduates per year: 0

Program URL: https://www.duke-nus.edu.sg/education/PhD-in-Integrated-Biostatistics-and-Bioinformatics
Syllabus URL: https://www.duke-nus.edu.sg/education/PhD-in-Integrated-Biostatistics-and-Bioinformatics/curriculum

Contact Person: Barbara Levy ( barbara.levy@duke-nus.edu.sg )

Last updated: Jan 17, 2017

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