SCHOOL OF BIORESOURCES AND TECHNOLOGY
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM IN BIOINFORMATICS AND SYSTEMS BIOLOGY
Philosophy of the program
The Doctor of Philosophy Program in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology is designed for students who desire focused training in the elements of biology, computer science, and information technology needed for a successful career in the exciting new discipline of Bioinformatics & Systems Biology. Students in our program will receive comprehensive training in omics analysis, database design and management, software engineering and programming (including web-based development), simulation techniques and modeling, and data integration. Each student will apply their skills to a practical project, where they will design and implement a solution to a real-world problem under the guidance of an experienced mentor in industry or academia.