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Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies: Specialization in Bioinformatics

University/Institute: University of Louisville (UofL)
Location: United States - Louisville
Focus: Bioinformatics
Recommended Undergraduate Degrees: Biology, Computer Science, Math/Statistics
Degree Offered: Ph.D/DSc (4 years)Ph.D/DSc (Major/Primary Degree)

Key characteristics of program:

The Bioinformatics Program focuses on those aspects of bioinformatics that reflect the research interests and experience of the Program's faculty. These include basic research in biostatistical methodology, computer science and mathematical modeling with applications to biochemistry, cell biology and molecular biology. The following areas have been identified and named by the Bioinformatics Program faculty to represent the focus application areas of the Program:

Biomedical and Natural Sciences
Computational Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Students in the Bioinformatics Program specialize in one of the three focus application areas and graduate with cutting-edge expertise in this area and working knowledge in the other two focus application areas.

Program Goals:

The following areas have been identified and named by the Bioinformatics Program faculty to represent the focus application areas of the Program:

Biomedical and Natural Sciences
Computational Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Students in the Bioinformatics Program specialize in one of the three focus application areas and graduate with cutting-edge expertise in this area and working knowledge in the other two focus application areas.


Additional Information

Year Program Established: 2011
Scholarships/assistanceships may be available: Yes
Type of academic terms: Semester

Average number of applicants per year: 8
Average number of applicants accepted per year: 4
Average number of incoming students per year: 2
Average number of graduates per year: 2

Program URL: http://bioinformatics.louisville.edu/
Syllabus URL: http://bioinformatics.louisville.edu/program/curriculum.shtml

Contact Person: Eric Rouchka ( bioinf@louisville.edu )

Last updated: Oct 13, 2020

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