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Bioinformatics

University/Institute: Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
Location: United States - Richmond
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 program stresses hands on computational research, from the first year to the last, and is designed to help students learn mental skills important in any area of research. Bioinformatic techniques are learned within the context of projects. Majors may follow any of three tracks: (1) genomic , (2) computational, or (3) quantitative/statistical.

Program Goals:

Graduates are expected to have learned how to formulate a significant problem, to find and critically build upon the work of others in multiple fields, to use or devise appropriate tools (including those of bioinformatics) to address the problem, and, finally, to communicate their results in a meaningful way to the world.


Additional Information

Year Program Established: 2005
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: 30
Average number of graduates per year: 20

Program URL: http://www.csbc.vcu.edu/bioinformatics-programs/undergraduate/
Syllabus URL: http://bulletin.vcu.edu/undergraduate/vcu-life-sciences/center-study-biological-complexity/#degreestext

Contact Person: Herschell Emery ( HSEmery@VCU.Edu )

Last updated: Sep 04, 2017

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