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MScComputational Biology /MPhil Bioinformatics/ MPhil CADD

University/Institute: University of Kerala
Location: India - Trivandrum
Focus: Computational Biology
Recommended Undergraduate Degrees: Chemistry, Computer Science, Math/Statistics, Other: Engineering, Non-Biology science and technology streams
Degree Offered: MS/MSc/MA/M.Eng (< 1 year)MS/MSc/MA/M.Eng (Major/Primary Degree)

Key characteristics of program:

MSc Computational Biology aims at imparting theoretical and practical skills for the development and implementation of powerful computational algorithms, for representing, analyzing and simulating life at sub-cellular or molecular level. The programme is appropriate for graduates of Computer Science/applications and those with mathematical and technical background.

Program Goals:

1 : Considering the heterogeneous nature of students admitted into the programme, to impart generic knowledge and skills in the field of life science and computer science.
2 : To impart necessary mathematical knowledge that underpins various concepts in Computational Biology.
3 : To expose students to impart knowledge and skills in processing and analyzing genomic and proteomic data.
4: To introduce students to comparative genomics based on gene expression and to impart computational skills in this regard.
5: To prepare the students to strive for becoming professional Computational Biologists.


Additional Information

Year Program Established: 2007
Scholarships/assistanceships may be available: Yes
Type of academic terms: Semester

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

Program URL: http://dcb.res.in/
Syllabus URL: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&amp;amp;amp;pid=sites&amp;amp;amp;srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxjZW50cmVmb3JiaW9pbmZvcm1hdGljc3xne

Contact Person: Dr. Achuthsankar S Nair ( dcb.uok@gmail.com )

Last updated: Dec 12, 2018

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