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PhD in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology (Doctorate)

University/Institute: University of Delaware (UD)
Location: United States - Newark
Focus: Bioinformatics
Recommended Undergraduate Degrees: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math/Statistics
Degree Offered: Ph.D/DSc (< 1 year)Ph.D/DSc

Key characteristics of program:

A Ph.D. in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology will train the next-generation of researchers and professionals who will play a key role in multi- and interdisciplinary teams, bridging life sciences and computational sciences. Students will receive training in experimental, computational and mathematical disciplines through their coursework and research. Students who complete this degree will be able to generate and analyze experimental data for biomedical research as well as develop physical or computational models of the molecular components that drive the behavior of the biological system.

Program Goals:

Our Graduate programs in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology aim to train the next generation of researchers and professionals who will play a key role in multi- and interdisciplinary teams, bridging life sciences and computational sciences. The program is administered through its academic home, the Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS), and is coordinated by the newly established Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CBCB). The scientific curriculum is built upon the research and educational strength from departments across the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Earth, Ocean and Environment.


Additional Information

Year Program Established: 2012
Scholarships/assistanceships may be available: Yes
Type of academic terms: Semester

Average number of applicants per year: 20
Average number of applicants accepted per year: 5
Average number of incoming students per year: 5
Average number of graduates per year: 3

Program URL: https://bioinformatics.udel.edu/education/binf-phd/

Contact Person: Assistant Director, Education &a ( bioinformatics@udel.edu )

Last updated: Jan 11, 2019

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