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The MSc, or Master of Science, is an internationally recognized academic degree that indicates proficiency and knowledge of a given topic or field. Most MSc programs take about four years to finish, after which some join the workforce while others continue on in the classroom.
Bioinformatics concerns the application of computer-based approaches to the understanding of biological processes. The technology of today gives us high-capacity analysis of genes and proteins which make it necessary to integrate informatics when solving biological problems.
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Bioinformatics is a rapidly growing interdisciplinary field which combines mathematical and computer sciences with biology and/or medicine. With the recent advancements i
Bioinformatics is a rapidly growing interdisciplinary field which combines mathematical and computer sciences with biology and/or medicine. With the recent advancements in biotechnology, biologists are frequently overloaded with large datasets which need to be stored and analyzed in automated ways. Bioinformatics provides the tools to understand complex biological systems ranging from entire ecological systems to specific human diseases, to cellular and molecular networks.
What is the curriculum?
The total credit hours required for graduation is 36. The core courses include two classes in computer science (Bioinformatics, Algorithms), two classes in Statistics (Probability Theory, Applied Statistics), two classes in biology (Cell biology, Genomics), and the Bioinformatics Research Seminar course (taken each semester). The remaining credit hours may be selected from a large number of graduate classes in Mathematics, Computer Science, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, or Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Memphis....