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Computational Biology/Bioinformatics Track, International PhD Program

University/Institute: Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology and FML (MPI EBIO)
Location: Germany - Tuebingen
Focus: Computational Biology
Recommended Undergraduate Degrees: Biology, Computer Science, Math/Statistics, Other: Physics
Degree Offered: Ph.D/DSc (< 1 year)Ph.D/DSc (Major/Primary Degree)

Key characteristics of program:

The CBBI track of the International PhD Program in the Biological Sciences brings together specialists in maths, physics, computer science and various biological sciences to develop
- approaches to process large amounts of data from proteomic, genomic and image analyses
- mathematical models to understand complex biological processes
- databases and data mining strategies
Graduates generally have their choice of positions in academics or industry.

Program Goals:

The aim of the International PhD Program of the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology and the Friedrich Miescher Laboratory is to develop the minds and skills of promising young scientists by providing outstanding interdisciplinary training in cutting-edge biological research.

Additional Information

Year Program Established: 2014
Scholarships/assistanceships may be available: Yes
Type of academic terms: Other

Average number of applicants per year: 50
Average number of applicants accepted per year: 5
Average number of incoming students per year: 3
Average number of graduates per year: 3

Program URL: http://phd.eb.tuebingen.mpg.de/cbbi-track.html
Syllabus URL: http://phd.eb.tuebingen.mpg.de/program-structure.html

Contact Person: Dagmar Sigurdardottir ( phd_ebio@tuebingen.mpg.de )

Last updated: Dec 03, 2018

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