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 *Various states

        State       State          University                Degrees

                                                       Professional MS with
Arizona            AZ       Arizona State University   genomics track

                                                       PhD - Structural and
                                                       Computational Biology
                            Baylor College of          and Molecular
Texas              TX       Medicine                   Biophysics, MD/PhD
                                           BS of Informatics w/
Texas           TX   Baylor University     Bioinformatics major

Massachusetts   MA   Boston University     MS-Bioinformatics, MS-Clinical Bioinformatics (MD Track), PhD-Bioinfo

                                           MS Bioinformatics,
                                           Graduate Certificate in
Massachusetts   MA   Brandeis University   Bioinformatics
New York            NY   Canisius College      BS

Pennsylvania        PA   Cedar Crest College   BS Minor

                                               MA, PhD- both
                                               degrees in Biomedical
                                               Informatics with option
                                               of concentration in
New York            NY   Columbia University   Bioinformatics

                                               BS in Biomedical
Various Locations   *    DeVry University      Informatics

                                                Undergraduate minor
                                               program, MS-both
                                               degrees have
                                               concentrations in
                                               bioinformatics; PhD in

Pennsylvania        PA   Drexel University
                                                 PhD in Computational
                                                 Biology and
North Carolina   NC   Duke University            Bioinformatics (CBB)

                                                 MS, PhD in Computer
                      Florida International      Science
Florida          FL   University                 w/Specialization

                                                 MS/PhD in Biomedical
Florida          FL   Florida State University   Mathematics

                                                 Associate Degree,
California       CA   Foothill College           Career Certification
Virginia        VA   George Mason            MS, PhD, graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics

                                             BS in Computer
                                             Science or Biology w/
                                             concentration in
                                             Bioinformatics or Dual
                                             BA in CS and Biology,
                                             MS in Genomics and
                     George Washington       Bioinformatics with
Washington DC   DC   University              tracks in Biology or CS

                                             MS in Biochemistry
                                             and Molecular Biology
                                             with specialization in
                                             Biotechnology and an
                                             emphasis in
Washington DC   DC   Georgetown University   Bioinformatics
                     Georgia Institute of   MS, PhD in
Georgia         GA   Technology             Bioinformatics

Massachusetts   MA   Harvard and MIT        MS Medical Informatics

Massachusetts   MA   Harvard and MIT        PhD
               Indiana University at
Indiana   IN   Bloomington                 MS bioinformatics, PhD minor bioinformatics

Indiana   IN   University - Indianapolis   MS
Iowa       IO   Iowa State University    PhD

                                         Pre- and post-doctoral
                                         candidates in
Maryland   MD   Johns Hopkins University computional biology
                                             Professional Masters
                                             of Bioscience, PhD
                  Keck Graduate Institute    Computational and
California   CA   of Applied Life Sciences   Systems Biology

Wisconsin    WI   College of Wisconsin       MS
                      Medical University of
South Carolina   SC   South Carolina            MS, PhD

                      Michigan Technical
Michigan         MI   University                BS

                      Missouri Southern State
Missouri         MO   University                BS Concentration in Bioinformatics

                      New Jersey Institute of
New Jersey       NJ   Technology                Certificate
                                                MS (non-thesis), PhD,
                                                Minor (for students
                                                pursuing a Ph.D. in
                                                Functional Genomics
                                                or another discipline;
                                                there is no minor
                      North Carolina State      offered for M.S.
North Carolina   NC   University                degrees)

Massachusetts    MA   Northeastern University   MS
                                             MS Specialization,
Illinois   IL   Northern Illinois University Certification

Illinois   IL   Northwestern University    MS
                                           PhD (program
                                           encourages all
                                           applicants to go for a
                                           automatically received
                                           by all all students who
                                           pass their general
                                           exams (approximately
                                           after their second
Ohio       OH   Ohio State University      year) )
                                           All degrees in
                                           Informatics: MS
                                           (research) and MS
                  Oregon Health &          (professional), PhD;
Oregon       OR   Sciences University      Graduate Certificate

New Jersey   NJ   Ramapo College           BS

                                           BS, MS in Applied
                                           w/Concentration in
                                           Bioinformatics, PhD in
                                           Biology with
                                           Concentration in
                  Rensselaer Polytechnic   Certificate in
New York     NY   Institute                Bioinformatics

                                           MS in Computer
                                           Science w/
Texas        TX   Rice University          Concentration
                                             BS, MS (professional),
                                             BS/MS (The existing
                                             BS program may be
                                             combined with the MS
                                             program in
                                             undergraduate majors
                                             to acquire both
                  Rochester Institute of     degrees in as few as
New York     NY   Technology                 five years.)

                  University/New York
                  University's Courant
New York     NY   Institute                  PhD, or MD/PhD

                  University of Medicine &
                  Dentistry of New Jersey
New Jersey   NJ   (UMDNJ)                    MS/PhD certificate

Texas        TX   St. Edwards University     BS
                                        MS (academic--full-
                                        time on-campus
                                        program ), MS
                                        time, online, distance
                                        program), MS
                                        (coterminal, Stanford
                                        UG's only), PhD,
                                        Coterminal MS
                                        program (Stanford
                                        undergraduates only),
California   CA   Stanford University   Certification
                                         BS, MS, PhD in
                                         Chemical Biology
                  Stevens Institute of   w/concentration;
New Jersey   NJ   Technology             Certificate
                                          Specializations for MS,
                                          PhD, M.S./Ph.D.
                                          program (intended for
                                          students whose
                                          ultimate goal is the
                                          Ph.D. degree but who
                                          do not currently hold
                                          an M.S. degree in
                                          computer science,
                                          students receive an
                                          M.S. degree on the
                                          way to the Ph.D. when
                                          the requirements for
                                          an M.S. have been
                                          met but this will usually
                                          occur much later than
                                          if you are studying
                                          directly for the M.S. as
                                          you will be expected to
                                          be heavily involved in
                                          research which counts
                                          toward the Ph.D.
                University of Alabama -   degree but not toward
Alabama    AL   Birmingham                an M.S. degree)

                                          BS in in bioinformatics
                                          and computational
New York   NY   University of Buffalo     biology (BCB)
                                               Sequence in
                                               Quantitative and
                  University of California -   Methods) w/Certificate
California   CA   Berkeley                     given

                                               MS, PhD, both have
                                               research areas in
                  University of California -   Informatics in Biology
California   CA   Irvine                       or Medicine
                                               BS in Cybernetics
                                               w/Concentration in
                  University of California -   Bioinformatics, MS,
California   CA   Los Angeles                  PhD
                                               PhD in Genomics and
                                               Bioinformatics (GGB)
                                               with a
                                               subspecialization in
                                               cs track. The GGB
                                               Program also
                                               administers a full
                                               curriculum in
                  University of California -   cs within the Biological
California   CA   Riverside                    Sciences major.
                                               BS Computer Science
                                               with a Specialization in
                                               Bioinformatics, PhD,
                  University of California -   also PhD in
California   CA   San Diego                    Neuroinformatics
                                               MS – The M.S.
                                               program is open only
                                               to students with a
                                               health sciences-
                                               related graduate or
                                               professional degree
                                               (e.g., M.D., Pharm.D.,
                  University of California -   M.S. in epidemiology);
California   CA   San Francisco                PhD
                                               All degrees in
                                               bioinformatics: BS
                                               students may apply in
                                               their senior year for
                                               program), minor ( this
                                               minor is suitable for
                                               biology and chemistry
                                               majors or for computer
                                               science and computer
                  University of California -   engineering majors.),
California   CA   Santa Cruz                   MS and PhD
                                            PhD in Biomedical
                                            Engineering with
                                            Specialization in
Ohio       OH   University of Cincinnati    Bioinformatics

                University of Colorado at   Certificate in
Colorado   CO   Denver                      Computational Biology
                                            PhD in Analytical
                University of Colorado at   Health Science/
Colorado   CO   Denver                      Bioinformatics

                                            MS, PhD
                                            Bioinformatics and
                                            Computational Biology
Idaho      ID   University of Idaho         (BCB)
                                                 BS in Bioengineering
                                                 with Bioinformatics
                     University of Illinois at   Concentration; MS,
Illinois        IL   Chicago                     PhD Bioinformatics

                                                 MS Biotechnology
                                                 Studies w/
                                                 Bioinformatics Track;
Maryland        MD   University of Maryland      Certificate

                                                 Degrees in specified
                                                 areas available with
                     University of               Bio/Cheminformatics
Massachusetts   MA   Massachusetts - Lowell      Option: BS, MS, PhD
                                          MS Computer Science
                                          or Mathematical
Tennessee   TN   University of Memphis    w/Concentration

Michigan    MI   University of Michigan   MS: Professional Masters Degree Track, Research Masters Degree T
                                           minor is available to
                                           master’s (M.A. and
                                           M.S.) and doctoral
Minnesota   MN   University of Minnesota   students

                                           MS in Pathology and
                                           Microbiology with
                                           Special Track in
                                           Bioinformatics, PhD in
                                           Pathology and
                                           Microbiology with
                                           Special Track in
Nebraska    NE   University of Nebraska    Bioinformatics
                                                MS Certificate of
                                                Specialization, PhD
                      University of North       Certificate of
North Carolina   NC   Carolina at Chapel Hill   Specialization
                                               BS Biology, Computer
                                               Science, or
                                               Mathematics w/
                                               Concentration, MS in
                                               Biotechnology (MB)
                                               w/Concentration, PhD
                    University of              in Genomics and
Pennsylvania   PA   Pennsylvania               Computational Biology

                                               Certification, MS in
                                               Biomedical Informatics
                                               w/Concentration, PhD
                                               in Biomedical
                                               Biomedical Informatics
Pennsylvania   PA   University of Pittsburgh   Certificate Program
                  University of South
Florida      FL   Florida                   MS

                                            PhD in Computational
                  University of Southern    Biology and
California   CA   California                Bioinformatics

                  University of Tennessee
Tennessee    TN   at Knoxville              MS, PhD
                                        PhD track in
             University of Texas -      Bioinformatics and
Texas   TX   Austin                     Computational Biology

             University of Texas - El
Texas   TX   Paso                       Professional MS
                    University of the
Pennsylvania   PA   Sciences at Philadelphia   BS, MS (The program is designed so that students who complete the B

                                               MS/PhD in Medical
                                               Informatics with a
                                               Bioinformatics track,
                                               Certificate Program
                                               (beginning 8/2006,
                                               specific requirements
                                               and guidelines will be
                                               posted on department
                                               website as they
                                               become available.)

Utah           UT   University of Utah
                                             All degrees from
                                            Computation and
                                            Informatics in Biology
                                            and Medicine (CIBM)
                                            Training Program:
                                            PhD with an emphasis
                                            in bioinformatics; Pre-
                 University of Wisconsin-   and post-doctoral
Wisconsin   WI   Madison                    candidates

                                            Capstone Certificate
                                            Program in
                                            Bioinformatics (For
                                            UW-Madison post-
                                            doctoral fellows and
                                            employees of Madison-
                                            area companies
                                            working in molecular
                                            biology who are
                                            interested in
                                            training), Graduate
                 University of Wisconsin-   Certificate Program in
Wisconsin   WI   Madison                    Bioinformatics
                                         MS in Biomedical
                                         Informatics and PhD
Tennessee   TN   Vanderbilt University   Concentration

                                         BS, Master (non-
                                         thesis, professional
                                         degree), MS (thesis),
                                         BS/MS Accelerated
                 Virginia Commonwealth   Program (All degrees
Virginia    VA   University              in bioinformatics)
                                          PhD in Genetics,
                Virginia Polytechnic      Bioinformatics and
Virginia   VA   Institute                 Computational Biology

                                          BS in Computer
                                          option, BS in Biology
                                          option MS in CS
                                          (course of study can
                                          be designed to include
                                          computational aspects
Ohio       OH   Wright State University   of Bioinformatics)
                                             PhD - Computational
                                             Biology and
Connecticut   CT   Yale University           Bioinformatics Program

                                               MS Degree program in
                                               Biotechnology and
California    CA                               Bioinformatics
                   California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI
                                         MS in Bioinformatics
                                         (option to complete
                                         MS in Bioinformatics
Maryland   MD   Johns Hopkins University degree fully online)
                                           ULAR Undergraduate
                                           minor, MS, PhD,
                                           Certificate in
                                           Bioinformatics (PCB)
                Univ of Arkansas at Little and a Graduate
                Rock & Univ of Ark. for    Certificate in
                Medical Scien              Bioinformatics (GCB)
Arkansas   AR   (UALR/UAMS)                are under development

                Johns Hopkins
                Bloomberg School of      Master of Health
Maryland   MD   Public Health (JHBSPH)   Science (MHS)
                                        Five year, dual degree
                                        program: B.S.
                                        Computer Science
                                        degree and a Master
              Portland State University of Biomedical
Oregon        and Oregon Health &       Informatics degree at
         OR   Science University        the end of five years
                                       Ph.D. degree in
                                      Biology with
Massachusetts                         Bioinformatics/Comput
                MA   Boston College   ational Biology track
                 University of Wisconsin-   B.S. in Molecular
Wisconsin        Parkside                   Biology &
            WI                              Bioinformatics

                                            Both in bioinformatics:
                                            graduate Professional
                 Eastern Michigan           Science Master's, and
Michigan         University                 a Graduate Certificate.
                  Grand Valley State   M.S. in Medical and
Michigan          University           Bioinformatics

                                       M.S. in Biotechnology
                                       w/ Bioinformatics
New Jersey                             Concentration
             NJ   Kean University
                                           BS in Biology w/
                                           Emphasis; M.S. in
                                           Computer Science w/
                                           Emphasis; PhD in
                                           Informatics w/
Missouri        University of Missouri -   Emphasis
           NJ   Kansas City
                   Degree-Granting Bioinformatics Programs in the United

         Department(s)                 Requirements                  Degree Requirements

                                   Students must apply to
                                   both the Division of
                                   Graduate Studies at
                                   Arizona State University
                                   and the Computational
                                   Biosciences Program.
                                   Students are required to
                                   have satisfied courses
                                   in mathematics,
                                   statistics, biology,
                                   chemistry and computer
                                   science prior to
                                   admission to the
                                   program, as listed at       30 credit hours of courses, 6 credits
The Sloan Foundation of     of internship, and 6 credit hours of
Computational Biosciences in the   bs/text/admission.htm#p     professional development or
Department of Life Sciences        rerequisites                advanced study. 42 credit hours total.

                                                               PhD: Collection of program-specific
                                                               coursework, graduate school core
                                                               curriculum, lab rotations, qualifiying
                                   BS in biochemistry,         exam, thesis MD/PhD: first 2 years of
                                   molecular biology,          med school (includes clinical
                                   physics, chemistry,         clerkship), followed by grad school
                                   mathematics, and            coursework, lab rotations, thesis
Graduate School of Biomedical      computational or            completion finishing with final year of
Sciences                           engineering sciences        med school.
                                                            124 credit hours required including
                                                            Humanities and Social Science,
Department of Computer Science,      Normal undergraduate Computer Science and Biology, and
Biology Department                   admission requirements Mathematics and Chemistry.

                                                                MS: 32 credits required and
                                                                internship. MD Track: 32 credists
                                                                required and thesis. PhD: (Post-
                                                                Bachelor's) - 64 credits required and
                                     General admissions         exam (32 course credits, 16 research
                                     process used through       credits); (Post-Master's) 32 credits
                                     Graduate School. GRE       required (16 course credits, 16
                                     General test required      research credits) and exam (For all:
Department of Bioinformatics         for PhD applicants.        no lower than "B" in core courses)
                                     MS: Background in
                                     engineering, computer
                                     science, life science or
                                     foundation classes;
                                     Certificate: background
                                     in life or computer        MS: 36 credits; Certificate: 21 credits.
                                     science and minimum         All include core courses and courses
Rabb School of Continuing Studies - of a high school            in programming, scripting language
taught by professionals in the field diploma or GED             and database management.
                                    Normal entrance
                                    requirements for           37 courses (128 credits) required.
Department of Computer Science      undergraduate              Full undergraduate curriculum.

                                                           Biology, Genetics, Evolution,
                                    Normal undergraduate Biostatistics, 2 courses in
Department of Biological Sciences   admission requirements Bioinformatics

                                    MA, PhD: BS in
                                    computer science,
                                    mathematics, physics,
                                    biology, nursing,
                                    medicine, public health,
                                    management, or similar     MA: 30 credits required, oral exam;
                                    discipline; knowledge of   PhD: 60 credits, comp exam,
                                    a computer                 dissertation, seminar presentation on
Department of Biomedical            programming language,      research; an oral presentatiom; a
Informatics                         health science             dissertation.

                                                           126 credits (largest concentration in
                                                           Biomedical and Healthcare
                                                           Informatics: 28 credits,
                                                           Programming: 19 credits,
Technology - Biomedical             Normal undergraduate Mathematics and Sciences: 16
Informatics                         admission requirements credits)

                                    Strong background in
                                    one or more relevant
School of Biomedical Engineering,   fields, such as
Science & Health Systems-Center     molecular biology,         Undergraduate minor: 2 core classes
for Integrated Bioinformatics-      biomedical engineering,    and 2 senior research project
                                    computer science, or       courses, MS and PhD: No specific
                                    genetics.                  requirements available on webpage
                                     Multiple prerequisite
                                     courses in
                                     computational and          Core classes, electives, exams,
Duke Institute for Genome            biological sciences,       graduate seminars, rotations, and
Sciences & Policy                    mathematics                dissertation

                                                                MS-15 credits of required CS classes
                                                                and 15 electives or 9 electives, and
                                     Computer Science           option of thesis; PhD- 6 required CS
                                     undergraduate degree       classes, 6 electives, 24 dissertation
Department of Computer Science       or equivalent required.    credits, 2 credit hours of seminar

                                     Normal Dept. of
                                     requirements plus
                                     knowledge of
                                     multivariate calculus,
                                     ordinary differential
                                     equations and linear
                                     algebra basic
                                     knowledge of statistics,
                                     computer programming
                                     and genetics. PhD
                                     applicants should have
                                     more advanced
                                     mathematics knowledge
                                     such as advanced           MS: 36 hours of coursework and
                                     calculus, abstract         seminars PhD: MS degree
                                     algebra, topology, or      requirements, comp exam,
Department of Mathematics            complex variables          dissertation

                                     Using the Computer:
                                     PC (Windows),
                                     Fundamentals of
                                     Internet Technology,
Biological and Health Sciences       Algebra I, Introduction
Division (BIO/Health divisions) in   to College Writing
conjunction with the Computer        OR ESL Composition &
Technology and Information           Reading OR Equivalent. 53 credits for Associate Degree, 49
System (CTIS) Division                                       for Certificate
                                     BA/BS degree in
                                     science, math,
                                     engineering, or
                                     computer science.
                                     Courses needed in
                                     molecular biology, cell     MS: 31 credit hours including
                                     biology, biochemistry,      research project or master's thesis.
                                     genetics, calculus,         PhD: 72 credits total, 48 course
                                     physical chemistry and      credits and 24 credits of thesis
School of Computational Sciences     statistics                  research. Certificate-15 credit hours
                                     Relevant background
                                     desired. MS, biology
                                     discrete structures, data
                                     structures and
                                     elementary computer
                                     programming.                BS: 130 credit hours required along
                                      Required courses are       prescribed curriculum, Dual BA: 133
                                     inorganic and organic       credit hours required Biology MS:
                                     chemistry, biology,         non-thesis option, 35 credits required
                                     calculus, statistics,       with a final project. Thesis option: 32
                                     computer science for all    credits plus thesis. CS MS: 38
Multiple participating departments   MS.                         credits required.

                                                                 An individualized program. As well as
                                                                 Biotechnology program courses,
                                                                 students can take courses in
                                                                 bioinformatics, computer science,
                                                                 and also intern in bioinformatics. This
School of Medicine, Department of Bachelors degree in            internship can be in academia or in
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology related field required.       industry. 6 core classes. .
                                      BS or BA in Science or
                                      Engineering.              MS-37 credits, three semesters of
                                      Prerequisites are         specific courses in biology,
                                      biology, organic          mathematics, computer
MS-School of Biology, PhD             chemistry, computer       programming, and chemistry. PhD
Bioinformatics-multiple participating programming, calculus     Bioinformatics-36 course credits, 24
schools                               and physics               research credits

                                     Designed for those with
Harvard-MIT Division of Health       an M.D. already, or
Sciences and Technology              currently enrolled         Core courses and thesis requirement
                                     BS in engineering,
                                     physical science, or
                                     computer science.
                                     preparation includes at
                                     least one
                                     undergraduate subject
                                     in each of the following
                                     areas: biology, organic
                                     chemistry, physical
                                     chemistry or
                                     biochemistry, and
                                     advanced calculus
                                     Applications should be
                                     directed to the Health
                                     Sciences and               Core courses and thesis
Harvard-MIT Division of Health       Technology Division at     requirement, interdisciplinary courses
Sciences and Technology              MIT                        among both schools.
                                                                MS: 36 credits, 6 core credits, 6
                                                                credits bioinformatics, 18 credits of
School of informatics, Department     At least 6 credits in     electives, 6 credits
of Biology                            biology, and 6 credits in project/thesis/internship; PhD minor:
                                      computer science          12 credits
School of Informatics with Depts of
Biology, Computer Science,                                      MS: 36 credits, 6 core credits, 3
Biochemisty and Molecular Biology     At least 6 credits in     credits bioinformatics, 21 credits of
and other departments in the          biology, and 6 credits in electives, 6 credits
School of Medicine.                   computer science          project/thesis/internship
                                    Undergraduate degree       Courses in genetics, molecular biology,
                                    in molecular biology,      mathematics and statistics, computer
                                    computer science,          science, with research rotation in first
Program in Bioinformatics and       mathematics, statistics,   year, interdisciplinary thesis research
Computational Biology with multiple physics, or related        project completed the second year. 72
participating departments           discipline                 credits are required.

                                     undergraduate degree
                                     in biology, chemistry,
                                     mathematics, physics,
Institute for Biophysical Research   or related disciplines    Candidates for graduate school apply directly to an academic de
                                  major/coursework in
                                  engineering, physics,    MS: Two academic years of work,
                                  biochemistry, organic    with internship over the summer and
                                  chemistry, computer      master's paper, PhD: 72 units of
                                  programming desired      coursework, dissertation
PhD: KGI and the Claremont Graduate University School of Mathematical Sciences

                                     Undergraduate degree
                                     with understanding of
                                     one of the life sciences(
                                     basic biology and
                                     organic chemistry)
Departments of Mathematics,          and/or computer
Statistics, Computer Science, Bio,   science (data structures    Thesis: 24 credit hours required plus
and Electrical Engineering (MU),     and programming),           thesis (6 credit hours). Non-thesis:
Bioinformatic and Biomedical         mathematics (calculus)      36 credit hours. Core courses
Research (UWM)                       or engineering              required for both options.
                                                               MS: 5 core courses and 6 required
                                                               courses for bioinformatics track;
                                                               PhD: 7 core courses, three lab
                                                               rotations with different mentors,
                                                               Basic Written Examination,
                                                               Advanced Written Qualifying Exam
                                                               and all students have to demonstrate
                                                               proficiency in at least one computer

Department of Biometry and          Competitive - no details
Epidemiology                        available on webpage

                                                               74 credits of bioinformatics work and
                                    Normal entrance            mandatory cooperative work
Department of Biological Sciences   requirements               experience required.
                                                               124 total credit hours (66 credit hours
                                    Normal entrance            combined of core computer science
Department of Computer Science      requirements               and biology courses)

                                    Best suited for Biology
                                    undergraduate degree
                                    holder or those willing to
                                    take from 1-3 ancillary
                                    courses; Intended for
                                    professionals working in
                                    biotechnology and
Department of Continuing            pharmaceutical             4 courses (12 credit hours) - 3 core,
Professional Education              industries                 1 elective
                                     Undergraduate major in
                                     the biological or
                                     physical sciences,
                                     mathematics, statistics
                                     or computer science
                                     with undergraduate
                                     courses in calculus,         MS: 33-36 credit hours: 15 Genomic
                                     linear algebra, and          Sciences core, 9 Bioinformatics
                                     courses comparable to        Core, 9 credits of electives, with oral
                                     Introduction to C++,         exam, non-thesis degree. PhD: 72
                                     Experimental Statistics      credit hours: 15 Genomic Science, 9
                                     for Biological Sciences      Bioinformatics Core, 48
Program in Genomic Sciences          I, Principles of Genetics.   Bioinformatics and thesis.

                                                           32 credits required. Core courses
Department of Biology's Program in                         with electives, internship required,
Bioinformatics with multiple                               some background in basic disciplines
participating departments                                   in biological science, work.
                                       Undergraduate degreecanabe filled in with extrachemistry, computer science, pharma
                                    Admission through NIU
                                    Graduate School, prefer
                                    bachelor's degree with
                                    an emphasis on the
                                    genetics, cell,
                                    molecular, and
                                    biochemical aspects of
                                    biology and course work
                                    in computer science,    30 credits required for MS with
                                    however, other types of specialization, 16-17 required for
Department of Biological Sciences   degree are acceptable. certificate

School of Engineering and Applied Background in the
Science-Department of Electrical  biological,                 3 core courses, seminar sequence,
Engineering and Computer Science mathematical, physical,      five electives, 3 units of independent
                                  engineering, or applied     research with one quarter spent in an
                                  sciences                    industrial setting, thesis required.

                                                             Programs are highly individual and
                                                             are worked out with your advisor in
                                                             contract form. Before the end of the
                                                             tenth quarter of residence, the
                                                             student must complete both the
Biophysics Program's Division of                             written preliminary exam and the
Computational Biology and                                    general exam. Thesis defense is
Molecular Biophysics                                         required for completion of degree.
                                    BS in physics, math, engineering, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, biophysics or related f
                                                            MS research: 60 credit hours
                                                            required, with 48 credits of course
                                                            work distributed among four core
                                                            areas, and 12 credits of thesis
                                                            research. MS professional: 52 credit
                                                            hours required with Capstone
                                                            Project. Six credit on-campus
                                                            requirement; PhD: Core classes (48
                                                            hours), advanced research methods
                                                            (12 hours beyond minimum in MS),
                                    Bachelor's degree       Cognate-area outside informatics (12
                                    required for all        hours), qualifying exam, symposium
                                    programs, MS and PhD (3 hours), doctoral seminar (12+
                                    requires a course in    hours, 2 hrs/term), dissertation
                                    computer programming research (48 hours), mentored
                                    (Java or C++ is         teaching (up to 6 hours); Certificate:
Department of Medical Informatics   preferred) and human    Eight courses (3 credits each)
and Clinical Epidemiology           anatomy and physiology. required.

                                                             128 credits, 65 core credits with
School of Theoretical and Applied   Normal entrance          option for Bioinformatics research
Science                             requirements             with faculty or internship in industry

                                    Normal entrance
                                    Certificate: BS degree
                                    in any science or
                                    related engineering field
                                    from an accredited
                                    institution, biology,
                                    organic chemistry, and
                                    data structures and
School of Science's Department of   algorithms is also
Applied Science and Biology         required                  Certificate: 13-14 Rensselaer graduate credits; No information o
                                    Prerequisites in
                                    programming, biology,     Specific courses listed on website.
Department of Computer Science      chemistry, and math.      14 courses required.
                                    BS: Normal entrance
                                    requirements. MS:
                                    Related bachelors,
                                    prerequisites in
                                    computer programming,
                                    biology, chemistry,
                                    discrete math, statistics,
Department of Biological Sciences   and databases                BS: 187 credits including completion of one cooperative e

                                   Rigorous entrance
                                   requirements            No specific information available.
Department of Biology (NYU Center for Comparative Functional Genomics)
                                                            MS: A certificate documenting
                                                           completion of the Concentration in
                                                           Bioinformatics will be awarded to
                                                           students earning the M.S. degree
                                                           from their graduate program upon
                                                           completion of 12 Credit Hours in
                                   Students can seek       consultation with the Program
                                   acceptance to pursue a Supervisor; PhD: the Ph.D. degree
                                   Concentration in        from their graduate program upon
                                   Bioinformatics through successful completion of the entire
                                   approval of both their  Bioinformatics Core Curriculum
Informatics Institute of UMDNJ,    graduate program and including appropriate Research and
The Graduate School of Biomedical the Bioinformatics       Electives for a total of 18 Credit
Sciences (GSBS)                    Committee               Hours.

                                                                 52 credits of core courses, with 13
                                    Normal admission             elective credits required in
School of Natural Sciences          requirements                 bioinformatics
                                   Programming language,
                                   calculus, statistics or
                                   linear algebra, biology
                                   or physiology (modern
                                   programming language,
                                   some background in
                                   biology (usually one        MS (Academic): thesis in addition to
                                   year of advanced            completing a minimum of 45 course
                                   biology beyond AP           units; MS (Professional): identical to
                                   Biology) and calculus       Academic MS, except no thesis
                                   for certificate program).   requirement; PhD: minimum of 135
                                   Co-terminal students        course units in Biomedical
                                   must have completed         Informatics, Biomedical Domain
                                   105 units (or eight         Knowledge, Computer Science,
                                   quarters) and must          Probability, Statistics, and Social and
Department of Biomedical           matriculate to              Ethical Issues; Qualifying Oral
Informatics; Stanford Center for   Coterminal program          examination (no later than end of 3rd
Professional Development (SCPD)    before the 11th quarter     year) and doctoral dissertation
(certificate program)              of undergraduate study.     around the fifth year.
                            BS: After the first two
                            years in the Chemical
                            Biology Program, the
                            Bioinformatics student
                            begins replacing certain
                            electives with
                            mathematics and
                            computer science
                            courses, provided that
                            CS 115 is taken in the
                            freshman year. BS
                            requires approximately
                            139 total credits; MS,
                            PhD, Certificate:          MS: 30 credits required (thesis not
                            Admission to the           required, but is encouraged); PhD;
                            graduate program in        Ninety credits of graduate work in an
                            chemistry requires an      approved program of study are
                            undergraduate              required beyond the bachelor's
                            education in chemistry     degree; this may include up to 30
                            and admission to the       credits obtained in a master's degree
                            chemical biology           program, if the area of the master's
                            program requires either    degree is relevant to the doctoral
                            an undergraduate           program. Those with a master's
                            degree in chemistry with   degree who wish to transfer those
                            strong biology             credits toward the Ph.D. must be
                            background or an           aware that only one master's degree
                            undergraduate degree       can be used toward the Ph.D.,
                            in biology with strong     doctoral dissertation and defense
                            chemistry background;      included. Certificate: 12 credits (4
                            In addition, PhD           courses), all of which are transferable
                            candidates must pass       to the appropriate Master's degree
Department of Chemistry &   Qualifying and             program.
Chemical Biology            Preliminary
                                                              MS: With a specialization, students
                                                              take 15 hours in the area of
                                                              specialization (6 required hours, 9
                                                              elective hours) and 21 hours of other
                                                              computer science courses, for a total
                                                              of 36 hours; must fullfill requirements
                                                              for Exit Exam and Breadth
                                       Admission requirements requirment. PhD: flexible study
Department of Computer &               through the Graduate   options that have no required
Information Sciences;                  School and Computer    courses, but rather emphasize
Opportunities are available for a      Science Department     individualized training that is suitable
Ph.D. specialization in                and additional         for the specific prospective candidate
bioinformatics in collaboration with   admission requirement and his or her area of specialization;
the UAB Academic Health Center.        of approved            PhD requires qualifying and
                                       background in          comprehensive exams, dissertation
                                       molecular biology      and defense

                                                                 Students in the program complete a
                                                                full major in their area of
                                                                concentration and also take
                                                                additional courses important to
                                                                bioinformatics in disciplines that
                                                                complement their concentration. All
                                                                students take courses in calculus,
                                                                statistics, molecular biology, organic
                                                                chemistry, and databases, as well as
                                                                a core course in bioinformatics. In
College of Arts and Sciences--                                  addition, students enroll in a
Students in the BCB program                                     bioinformatics seminar and complete
select a major from among four                                  an interdisciplinary project during
concentrations, offered in the                                  their senior year. 120 total credits
Departments of Biological                                       required. See http://undergrad-
Sciences, Physiology and                              
Biophysics, Computer Science and Normal entrance                s/bioinfo.shtml for specific course
Engineering, and Mathematics.    requirements                   requirments and credit hours.
                                                    Three 2-semester unit/30-hour credit
                                                    courses and one 0.7 ceu course, for
                                                    a total of 97 hours (6 semester units
                                                    and 0.7 ceu). All coursework must be
                                                    completed within two years, with a
                                                    minimum grade point average of 2.5
                                                    and no grade lower than a C in any
UC Berkeley Extension -                             one class. There are no substitutions
Continuing Education                                or waivers
                            This sequence is designed for computational scientists, research scientists, computer eng

                                                     Three core courses, plus at least 6
                                                     additional courses, and courses to
                                                     satisfy a breadth requirement. Other
                                                     core courses required for ICS school.
                            Requirements for         Paper Requirement for the Ph.D.
                            entering the Information Degree. Each student must write a
School of Information and   & Computer Science       survey paper and a research paper
Computer Science            program.                 of publishable quality.
                                      BS: Regular
                                      admissions process to
                                      university. Admission to
                                      the Cybernetics
                                      premajor and major is
                                      by petition only.
                                      Students at the
                                      sophomore level or
                                      above may apply for the
                                      premajor if they have
                                      taken at least 3 of the
                                      premajor math courses
                                      achieving at least a 2.7
                                      GPA, and 3 other
                                      premajor courses.
                                      Together all premajor
                                      courses, including
                                      math, must be               BS: methodology core (6 courses:
                                      completed with at least     23 units), bioinformatics
                                      a 3.0 GPA and a             concentration area (38 or 32 units), 6
                                      minimum grade of C.         courses chosen from the
                                      Interdisciplinary           Bioinformatics Approved Course List
                                      undergraduate and           and breadth area (3 courses: 12 unit
Mult. Depts: Biomathematics,          willingness to fill gaps,   minimum).
Chemistry and Biochemistry,           regular admissions
Statistics, Computer Science et al.   process
                                                            BS: Life Sciences core requirements
                                                            (65–68 units), Computer Science and
                                                            Mathematics (16 units). Ethics and
                                                            Science (4 units), Upper-division
                                                            requirements (a minimum of 45
                                                            units), Breadth electives,
                                B.A. or B.S. degree and     Independent study or research in the
                                an adequate                 field of bioinformatics or genomics is
                                background in the           recommended; PhD: Normative Time
                                biological and physical     to Degree 15 quarters: Specific
                                sciences will be            course requirements are selected on
                                considered. A minimum       the basis of the subdiscipline and the
                                background should           student’s particular needs and
                                include courses in          objectives. Students are strongly
                                elementary                  encouraged to participate in lab
                                biochemistry (1             rotations, select a major professor
                                quarter), biology (1        and begin research work early in their
                                year), elementary           training (during the first year of
                                genetics (1 quarter),       residence). Written preliminary
                                general chemistry (1        examination and an oral qualifying
                                year), organic chemistry    examination, teaching requirement
Genetics, Genomics and          (2 quarters), calculus (2   (at least one quarter of teaching
Bioinformatics (GGB) Graduate   quarters), and statistics   experience), and dissertation and
Program                         (1 quarter).                final oral examination.
                                                          BS: The Computer Science and
                                                          Engineering requirements: 152 units;
                                                          the bioinformatics series: 24 units;
                                                          PhD: Biological Data and Analysis
                                                          Tools, Sequence Analysis, Genomic
                                                          Analysis, and Statistics are areas
                                                          emphasized; Three quarters of work
                                                          required, one four-unit course in each
                                                          quarter will be a research rotation in
                                                          the laboratory of a Program faculty
                                                          mentor. The remaining 9 courses will
                                                          include 4 compulsory core courses
                                                          and 5 courses to be chosen from a
                                                          list of electives approved by the
                                                          Advising Committee. Upon
BS: Computer Science and                                  completion of formal course
Engineering Department, Division                          requirements, each student will be
of Biology, Department of                                 required to take a written and oral
Chemistry and Biochemistry and                            Qualifying Examination that will
Department of Bioengineering:                             admit the student to the candidacy of
PhD: Mult. Depts: 7 participating                         the Ph.D. program. Each graduate
departments and graduate           Undergraduate major in student admitted to the Ph.D.
programs- Bioengineering, Biology, applicable discipline  program in Bioinformatics is
Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry     with a strong          mandated to serve as a Teaching
and Biochemistry, Computer         background in          Assistant (TA) for at least 2 quarters.
Science and Engineering,           quantitative sciences  Dissertation and final oral exam
Mathematics, and Physics           and biology.           required.
                                   Baccalaureate degree.
                                   No specific course
                                   requirements for
                                   admission, but
                                   substantial computer
                                   literacy, knowledge of
                                   the basic life sciences,
                                   introductory calculus,
                                   matrix manipulation,
                                   and elementary
                                   statistics, and additional
                                   coursework or
                                   experience in some
                                   aspect of computer
                                   science, which could
                                   include database or
                                   algorithm design,
                                   elementary knowledge
                                   of a programming              MS: A total of 36 academic units
                                   language, software           and final research project; Ph.D:
                                   engineering, or              there is no unit requirement for PhD,
Graduate Program in Biological and database or system           but requirements include oral
Medical Informatics                administration.              qualifying examination and thesis.
                             BS: Normal admission
                             preparation for major
                             includes completion of
                             four years of high
                             school mathematics
                             (through advanced
                             algebra and
                             trigonometry) and three
                             years of science,
                             including one year of
                             chemistry and one year
                             of biology, (admission to
                             the bioinformatics major
                             after a student has
                             entered UCSC is based
                             on performance in
                             courses required for the
                             major); MS, PhD:            Minor: 15 courses; Both M.S. and Ph.
                             Students usually have a     D. students must complete nine 5-
                             Bachelor's degree in        credit courses (seven core courses
                             bioinformatics,             and two electives) and a 3-credit
                             computer science,           research and teaching course. In
                             computer engineering,       addition, M.S. students must
                             or electrical               complete 4 seminar credits, while Ph.
                             engineering. Students       D. students must complete 8 seminar
                             should be strong in at      credits. Also, M.S. students must
                             least 2 of the 3 core       complete two (1-credit or 2-credit)
                             areas of bioinformatics:    research project courses and Ph.D.
                             programming and             students must complete three
                             computers,                  research lab rotations with different
Department of Biomolecular   mathematics and             supervisors. Thesis required for both
Engineering                  statistics, and             MS and PhD.
                                   BS or MS degree in
                                   engineering, material
                                   science, biology,
                                   computer science or
                                   Pre-requisites include
                                   the following
                                   Physics, Calculus,        138 credits, written and oral
                                   Statistics, Computer      qualifying examination at end of 2nd
Department of Biomedical           Programming               year, last 2-3 years devoted to
Engineering                                                  completion of dissertation
                                   BS plus working
                                   knowledge of some
                                   computer language,
                                   coursework in
                                   probability and statistics
                                   plus one of the
                                   following: BS in
                                   Biology, CS or
                                   Mathematics or
                                   approved related
Center for Computational Biology   coursework                 15 credits
                                    Normal requirements of
                                    the UCHSC Graduate
                                    School plus an MS in
                                    CS, computer                  To apply for candidacy in the
                                    engineering, IT,              AHS/Bioinformatics PhD track,
                                    Mathematics,                  students must complete a minimum
                                    Biostatistics or another      of 30 semester credit hours of course
                                    scientific field related to   work (mimimum of 10 semester
                                    computational                 credit hours of Bioinformatics
                                    mathematics or a GRE          courses)(including academic credits
                                    CS score demonstrating        transferred from other programs) and
                                    knowledge equivalent to       a minimum of 30 semester credit
                                    an MS in CS and and           hours of doctoral dissertation
                                    upper-level undergrad         research. While the PhD program
                                    or lower-level grad           only has three required courses,
                                    course in biology (or         students quite often have to backfill
                                    equivalent employment         areas of deficiencies with additional
                                    experience - GRE              elective/recommended courses
CU Health Sciences Center -         Biology subject score as      beyond their prior graduate-level
Department of Preventative          evidence) and an              academic work. Dissertation
Medicine and Biometrics             interview                     Examination.

                                    Extremely competitive
                                    admissions, applicants
                                    are admitted only when
                                    there is an opening with
                                    one of the participating
                                    BCB faculty (students
                                    with specific research
                                    projects directed by
                                    specific BCB faculty
                                    members who have
                                    agreed to direct this
                                    research will have
                                    priority in admissions        Both degrees require: Core courses,
                                    decisions). Necessary         depth courses, lab rotation,
                                    background in at least        seminars, teaching experience, and
                                    one of the three areas,       thesis. MS: 32 credits (9 credits of
Initiative for Bioinformatics and   biological, mathematical      thesis research), PhD: 78 credits (at
Evolutionary Studies (IBEST)        or computer sciences.         least 30 hours of thesis research).
                                    Undergraduate: An ACT
                                    score of at least 24 and
                                    a class standing in the
                                    upper 20%
                                    recommended, four
                                    years of mathematics
                                    and one year of
                                    chemistry, biology, and     BS: 128 credit hours (12
                                    physics. Graduate:          Bioinformatics Concentration Area
                                    Undergraduate major in      Elective hours); Graduate: 36 credits
                                    related field desirable,    minimum of specific courses in
                                    minimum 3.0 with A=4.0      biochemistry, mathematics, statistics,
                                    for the final 60 semester   and bioengineering for MS, 108
                                    or 90 quarter hours of      credits for PhD. Thesis required for
Department of Bioengineering        undergraduate study         both.
                                    Admission through
                                    Graduate School.
                                    Background in biology
                                    is strongly
                                    Students who do not
                                    have a molecular/cell
                                    biology background          MS: 36 credits (18 credits-core
                                    should take BIOT 601        bioinformatics courses, 15 credits-
                                    Molecular Biology for       electives, 3 credit capstone course)
Graduate School                     Business Managers.          Certificate: 15 credits (5 courses)

                                     BS: Normal entrance
                                     requirements. Students
                                     who major in biology,
                                     chemistry, computer
                                     science or mathematics
                                     may elect the
                                     bioinformatics option.
                                     MS and PhD: Related
                                     bachelors, and multiple
Department of Computer Science       prerequisites as listed
collaborating with Depts of Biology, at                      BS: 120-124 credits depending on
Chemistry, Mathematics and the major; MS: 30 total credits; PhD: 42
Medical School.                      rograms_grad.htm        total credits (24 credits-thesis)
                                    Masters or PhD in
                                    biological sciences, and
                                    courses in Genetics,
Department of Mathematical          Biochemistry, Computer With PhD: 30 credits, without: 33
Sciences's Computer Science         programming, and         credits required. Thesis required for
Division                            Mathematics              both.

MS: Bioinformatics Program
through Rackham Graduate
School; PhD, 2 tracks: Students
interested in joint experimental and
computational emphasis and have
prior experience in the biological
sciences should enter through the
Program in Biomedical Sciences                                MS: 31 credits of core courses and
(PIBS) at the University of Michigan                          electives, Professional MS:
Medical School. Students                                      Internship in industry required;
interested in quantitative and                                Research MS: rotation in a laboratory
analytical sciences should apply                              required, thesis encouraged. PhD:
directly to the Bioinformatics       BS in related degree,    68 credits required with two full
Program through the Rackham          and admission into the   research rotations the first year,
Graduate School.                     Graduate School          preliminary exam and dissertation.
                                                            Minor requires core courses, 9
Department of Laboratory Medicine                           credits for master's, 15 credits for
and Pathology                                                doctoral degree-granting program within the Graduate School an
                                  Admission to a master’s ordoctoral minor.

                                     BS with a broad
                                     background in the
                                     sciences (courses in
                                     organic and quantitative
                                     chemistry, biochemistry,
                                     calculus, and physics),
Department of Pathology &            must meet
Microbiology at University of        requirements for
Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), admission into the
with support from the departments UNMC program. At              MS: Eleven foundation biology,
of Computer Science and              UNMC, you will need to     computational sciences courses,
Information Systems and              apply for enrollment in    core biological sciences,
Quantitative Analysis in the College the graduate program of    computational sciences, electives
of Information Science and           the Pathology and          and independent study. PhD: Similar
Technology at University of          Microbiology               course requirements, with addition of
Nebraska at Omaha (UNO)              department.                comprehensive exam and thesis
                                       MS Certification:
                                       Currently enrolled
                                       student in Master’s of    MS Certification: 48 required hours
                                       Library Science (MLS)     for a MLS/MIS with completion of a
                                       or Master’s of            significant project in the area of
                                       Information Science       bioinformatics, and coursework in
                                       (MIS) degrees from the    Biostatistics: 3 credit hours minimum,
                                       School of Information     Biological Sciences: 6 credit hours
                                       and Library Science.      minimum; PhD Specialization: Two
                                       Background in related     research rotations, one semester of
MS: School of Information and          subjects required PhD     teaching, bioinformatics core
Library Science; PhD:                  Specialization: Courses   classes, and research presentation
Bioinformatics and Computational       in computer               required in addition to completing
Biology (BCB) Training Program         programming,              PhD requirement in participating
(affiliated with the Carolina Center   biochemistry, math, and   department (over 20 partipcating
for Genome Sciences                    statistics.               departments). Possible internships.
                                     MS: at least one
                                     undergraduate course
                                     in molecular biology
                                     (Penn's course Biol 221
                                     or equivalent) and a
                                     year of college-level
                                     calculus, normal
                                     admission requirements
BS: Departments of Biology,          through the Graduate       MS: eleven courses: six core courses
Computer and Information Science School; PhD:                   and five courses from the
(CIS), and Mathematics, MS:          undergraduate training     bioinformatics track; PhD: Three
multiple participating departments( in biology (mainly,         research rotations (3-4 credit units
Biology, Chemistry, Genetics,        molecular biology and      total), Eight courses consisting of
Computer and Information Science, genetics), computer           both core lectures and electives (8
Chemical Engineering and             science. Students          credit units total), One semester-long
Bioengineering) from the School of lacking preparation in a     seminar that focuses on reading and
Arts and Sciences and the School particular field, but          discussing primary literature, Any
of Engineering and Applied           otherwise qualified, may   combination of additional rotations,
Science; PhD: mulitple participating be admitted and given      courses, seminars, or independent
departments, program                 the opportunity to         study for a total of 20 credit units
administered by the Biomedical       strengthen their           over four semesters and two
Graduate Studies (BGS) office        backgrounds by taking      summers. Exam and dissertation.
                                     the appropriate course

                                                             MS: 36 credit hours, required core
                                                             courses, electives, oral examination
                                    Proficiency and/or       and thesis. PhD: 72 credits (54
                                    coursework in computer credits of coursework and 18
                                    science or               dissertation credits following
                                    biophysics/biochemistry/ admission to candidacy) required
                                    genomics and             core courses, electives, oral
                                    admission requirements examination and thesis. Certificate:
                                    through the Graduate     15 credit hours (includes 2-3 credit
Center for Biomedical Informatics   School.                  research project)
                                   Normal admission
                                   requirements through
                                   the Graduate School
                                   with course
                                   prerequisites (Calculus
                                   I-III, linear algebra,
                                   biostatistics, at least "C"
                                   and "maple" or
                                   "mathematics"or "math-
Administered by the Department of cad", one year of
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology general biology and one
in the College of Medicine with    year of organic             41 credits, with 9 core classes and a
other participating departments    chemistry.)                 thesis or internship

                                     Bachelor's degree in
                                     related subject such as
                                     biology, chemistry,
                                     physics, engineering,
The Department of Biological         bacteriology, computer
Sciences ( Molecular and             science, or
Computational Biology Section)       bioinformatics.           60 credits and thesis.

                                     Broad background in
                                     the biological, physical
                                     and computational
                                     sciences and multiple
Genomic Science and Technology       course prerequisites        MS: Similar requirements with thesis
Graduate School at UT-K w/ Oak       ( at end. PhD: 26 credits minimum,
Ridge National Laboratories          t/admission.html)           with thesis.
                                Normal admission
                                requirements through
                                the Graduate School. In
                                addition, the Graduate
                                Program in Cell and
                                Molecular Biology
                                expects its applicants to
                                have successfully
                                completed at least one
                                year each of calculus,
                                biology (genetics and
                                cell biology                Bioinformatics track: core courses
                                recommended), organic       (listed at
                                chemistry, biochemistry
                                and general physics.        pective/curriculum.asp) and 3
                                Students with any           elective courses chosen from
                                deficiencies in these       approved list, participation in a
                                areas should remedy         journal club each year for the second
Graduate Program in Cell and    them before applying to     through fourth years, not necessarily
Molecular Biology               the program.                for credit, and thesis.

                                                            2 years, consists of 40-41 graduate
                                Relevant background         hours of courses in the
                                (life sciences, computer    computational, mathematical, and life
Departments of Biological       science, mathematics,       sciences; also requires a summer
Sciences, Chemistry, Computer   and chemistry) desired.     practical work experience internship
Science, and Mathematical       Normal admission            in the public or private sector; Thesis
Sciences.                       requirments through the     is an option but not a requirement for
                                Graduate School.            this degree
                                                              22 credits core courses, electives
                                                              beyond that and completion of an
                                                              independent project over a period of
                                                              two semesters. The student will take
                                                              primary responsibility for a practical
                                                              programming problem in
                                                              Bioinformatics, typically the creation
                                                              of software needed to fulfill a specific
                                                              real-life need. This independent work
                                    BS or BA in life science, will be conducted at the site of an
                                    chemistry or computer industrial or academic partner of the
Program in Bioinformatics           science                   USP Bioinformatics program

                                                               MS: 30 semester hours (23 of formal
                                                               coursework, 7 of research leading to
                                                               thesis), completion of thesis, comp
                                                               exam after the first year of study

                                                               PhD: 40 semester hours of formal
                                                               coursework, written/oral comp exam
                                     Undergraduate degree      after 1st year, 14 semester hours of
                                    - 3.3 minimum GPA,         research work, dissertation,
                                    GRE, completion of         completion of written/oral qualifying
                                    college-level courses in   exams after completion of
                                    computer programming       coursework; Certificate: 15 total
Department of Medical Informatics   and statistics             hours required certificate
                                      Ph. D. students who
                                     are eligible for this
                                     interdisciplinary training
                                     include those majoring       PhD: Completion of a minor outside
                                     in computer sciences,        one's home dept. (12 credits), 3
Computation and Informatics in       statistics, genetics,        classes in
Biology and Medicine Training        biochemistry,                Bioinformatics/Biostatistics, 3
Program (CS, Biochemistry,           engineering, and other       Biological classes, 3 CS classes, one-
Statistics, Genetics, Chemical and   computational areas          semester course in Scientific Ethics;
Biological Engineering, etc.)        and biological science       Pre and Post docs: 9 credits
                                     disciplines from five        minimum plus a course in Scientific
                                     colleges across campus       Ethics

                                     Capstone: course
                                     prerequisites: Calculus;
                                     Programming and Data
                                     Structures (or
                                     equivalents); Graduate
                                     enrollment in medical
                                     science or biological
                                     science graduate             12 credits (3 required classes, one
Department of Biostatistics and      programs at UW-              elective). The program typically can
Medical Informatics                  Madison                      be completed in 1-2 years.
                                     Background in the
                                     Health Care
                                     Professions, Biomedical
                                     Sciences, and/or
                                     Computer Science-
                                     related disciplines
                                     including the
                                     Mathematical and
                                     sciences.Applicants       Amount of formal coursework will
                                     should possess strong     vary depending on student prior
                                     technical skills (in      background and concentration area:
Vanderbilt University Medical        computer programming,     MS: 27-40 credits required with
Center's Program in Biomedical       applied mathematics, or   thesis. PhD: 33-46 credits with
Informatics                          engineering).             teaching experience and thesis

                                                               BS: Life Sciences General Education
                                     BS: normal                Requirements, specific training in the
                                     undergraduate             Collateral Coursework and in the
                                     admission                 Bioinformatics Core Curriculum (40
                                     requirements,             credits), and focused training in the
                                     Master./MS: Normal        areas of Biology/Genomics,
                                     graduate admission        Computational Science or
                                     requirements (consult     Quantitative/Statistical Bioinformatics
                                     dept. directly for        through track-specific courses; M
                                     additional reqs) BS/MS    Biof.: 35 credits; Programs give
                                     Accelerated: Qualified    choices among 3 different tracks:
Center for the Study of Biological   VCU students apply        Biology/Genomics, Computational
Complexity                           during junior year        Science, Quantitative/Statistical
                                                            Students choose a primary track
                                                            from four specialty tracks: life
                                    Normal admission        sciences, computer science,
                                    requirements through    statistics and mathematics. Also
                                    the Graduate School     complete core courses and
Program in Genetics,                plus Supplemental       dissertation research project, and
Bioinformatics, and Computational   Application for PhD     additional focused research
Biology                             program required        experiences may be required.

                                 BS: Normal
                                 admission requirements
                                  MS: Bachelor's degree
                                 in computer science, or
                                 related areas and
                                 appropriate experience,
                                 and satisfaction of the
                                 admission requirements
                                 as set forth by the
                                 School of Graduate
                                 Studies, and
                                 prerequisite courses in
                                 math, computer science
                                 and engineering, as
                                 listed at                  CS: 195 credit hours required. Bio:
Department of Computer Science &    200 credit hours required MS: 48
Engineering, Department of   credit hours (including 12 credit
Biological Sciences              g_cs.shtml                 hours toward thesis)
                                                            Completion of 9 courses
                                                            encompassing the following core
                                   Strong foundation in the areas: computational biology and
                                   basic sciences and       bioinformatics, biological sciences,
                                   mathematics, training in and informatics; graduate seminar on
                                   computing/informatics    research ethics, multiple research
                                   (including significant   rotations, CBB seminar series , two
                                   computer programming semesters as a teaching assistant,
                                   experience), GRE         qualifying exam (oral portion includes
                                   General Test, GRE        questioning on dissertation
Combined Program in the            Subject Test in relevant prospectus), and work in lab of thesis
Biological & Biomedical Sciences   discipline               advisor.

                                   BS/BA degree in
                                   Biology, Computer
                                   Science, Chemistry,
                                   Biochemistry, or
                                   Alternatively, applicants
                                   with a BA/BS degree in
                                   any field and equivalent
                                   work experiences in
                                   one of the above fields
                                   may be granted
                                   conditional admission
                                   and they must fulfill all
                                   the conditional
                                   requirements before
                                   they can be fully
                                   classified. Applicants
                                   must be officially
                                   accepted into the
                                   CSUCI academic            33-34 units total, bioinformatics
Biology Program                    program.                  emphasis (18 units (9 courses))
                                    BS from a regionally
                                    accredited US college
                                    or university in the
                                    biological sciences or in
                                    engineering with at least
                                    a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
                                    (relevant work
                                    experiences are also
                                    considered); Students
                                    who have not
                                    completed all the
                                    prerequisites may be
                                    admitted provisionally to
                                    complete the admission
                                    Prerequisites: Two
                                    semesters of Organic        A total of 11 courses to complete
                                    Chemistry, One              degree requirements: five core
                                    semester of Advanced        courses, four concentration courses,
                                    Biochemistry,               an elective from bioscience and an
                                    Introduction to             elective from computer science. After
                                    Programming Using           completion of the core and
                                    Java, C++ or C, Data        concentration courses, students may
                                    Structures, One course      choose an independent study project
Hopkins Advanced Biotechnology      in Probability and          as one or both of their electives.
Studies, Zanvyl Krieger School of   Statistics, Calculus        Students have up to five years to
Arts and Sciences and the Whiting                               complete the program.
School of Engineering
                                   Minor: Intended for
                                   students majoring in
                                   biology, computer
                                   science or information
                                   science; students with
                                   other majors are
                                   welcome but they may
                                   need to take additional
                                   courses to complete the
                                   minor requirements.
                                   Joint Graduate Program
                                   in Bioinformatics:
                                   Undergraduate degree
                                   and/or strengths in
                                   Information or
                                   Computer Science,
                                   Statistics or
                                   Mathematics, or Life or
                                   Basic Sciences. Also       Minor: For majors in Information
                                   required to have a basic   Science and Computer Science: 18
                                   background at the          credit hours. MS: Approximately 34
                                   undergraduate level in     total credits of coursework in 10
                                   information science,       courses, 4 total credits of seminar
                                   statistics and biology,    over 4 semesters, and 2 total credits
                                   though provisional         for 4 research lab rotations over 2
                                   admission may be           semesters. PhD: Requires
                                   made for students who      completion of the MS in
                                   are able to complete all   Bioinformatics. Subsequently,
                                   these remedial             students concentrate almost
UALR/UAMS Joint Graduate           requirements during        exclusively upon their research and
Program in Bioinformatics; ULAR    their first year. PhD:     must complete a minimum of 36
Undergraduate Minor: Biology and   Admission to the PhD       additional credit hours
Information Science Departments    degree program

                                    Strong quantitative and
                                   computational interest
                                   as well as a
                                   baccalaureate degree
                                   or its equivalent in the
                                   biological sciences,
                                   physical sciences,
                                   mathematics, or
                                   engineering. A strong
                                   background in calculus,
                                   biology, and chemistry
                                   is assumed. A minor in
                                   computer science or        Students are required to take 16
                                   equivalent                 credits each term in their first year,
                                   computational              including at least 12 credits outside
School of Public Health:           experience is also         of Biostatistics. A minimum of 64
Departments of Molecular           required.                  credits are required to graduate and
Microbiology and Immunology and                               includes a culminating project, and a
Biostatistics                                                 web portfolio.
                                    Normal admission
                                    requirements including
                                    successful completion
                                    of pre-calculus and
                                    physics (high school
                                    applicants); College
                                    transfer students (with
                                    more than 29
                                    transferable credits)
                                    who meet the following
                                    3.0 average of
                                    transferable college
                                    coursework, Completion
                                    of Math 251, 252, 253,
                                    Calculus I, II, III with
                                    average 3.0 GPA or          B.S. degree in Computer Science
PSU's Computer Science              higher CS 161, 162 and     from PSU requirements and Master
Department and OHSU's               163 (or equivalent) with   of Biomedical Informatics from
Department of Medical Informatics   average 3.0 GPA or         OHSU requirements. See course
and Clinical Epidemiology           higher                     page.
                     Bachelor's degree and
                     undergraduate course
                     work in calculus,
                     physics, biochemistry,
                     biology and chemistry,
                     including organic
                     chemistry. Strong
                     consideration is given to
                     letters of
                     particularly from faculty
                     closely familiar with the
                     undergraduate or post-
                     baccalaureate research
                     experience. All             Minimum curriculum for Ph.D.
                     applications are to be      students consists of four Graduate
                     submitted through the       Core Courses (BI611 Advanced
                     Graduate School of Arts     Genetics, BI612 Graduate
                     and Sciences (GSAS).        Biochemistry, BI614 Graduate
                     It is strongly              Molecular Biology, BI615 Advanced
                     recommended that            Cell Biology, and BI616 Graduate
                     interested applicants       Bioinformatics); five additional
                     contact at least one of     Biology-approved Graduate Elective
                     the Bioinformatics /        Courses (e.g., BI500+, BI800+), at
                     Computational Biology       least three of which must be
                     faculty members. This       Graduate Seminars (e.g., BI800+);
                     will allow us to give the   and a seminar on Responsible
                     applicant more detailed     Conduct of Research and
                     information and to guide    Professional Development, (BI880).
                     her/him through the         Comprehensive examination,
Biology Department   application process.        dissertation.
                                   High School
                                   Mathematics through
                                   pre-calculus (algebra,
                                   trigonometry and
                                   geometry), Chemistry,
                                   Physics, Biology, two
                                   years of a foreign
                                   language, four years of
                                   English with emphasis
                                   on written and oral
Biology Department                 communication.            120 credits required

                                    Must meet the
                                    admission requirements
                                    of the Graduate School
                                    and evidence of having
                                    completed with a grade
                                    of C or better an
                                    introductory course in   M.S.:requires 34-36 credit hours of
                                    both biology and         work; Certificate: requires 18 credit
Mulitple participating departments: chemistry, an            hours of course work spanning the
departments of Biology, Chemistry, introductory computer     fields that make up the Masters
Computer Science and                programming course,      subjects. The certificate can be used
Mathematics in the College of Arts one college calculus      as a gateway to the MS program for
and Sciences, and the department course, and a statistics    students who may not be certain they
of Management in the College of     course (preferably       want the MS degree.
Business                            calculus-based).
                                  General university
                                  graduate admission
                                  requirements, and
                                  candidates must have a
                                  base of underlying
                                  knowledge relevant to
                                  graduate study in th   36 credits and internship in
                                  medical informatics or partnering workplace organizations,
 School of Computing and          bioinformatics fields  non-thesis
Information Systems

                                  General university
                                  requirements, and
                                  prerequisites:             38-42 credits, written research
                                  Biochemistry, Calculus,   project paper, presentation of
                                  Cell Biology, Organic     research in a public forum.
College of Natural, Applied and   Chemistry and
Health Sciences                   Elementary Statistics
                                 College and university
                                 graduates whose past
                                 performance indicates
                                 an ability to succeed in
                                 graduate study in
                                 computer science. This
                                 ability can be             BS: Biology or CS degree
                                 demonstrated by            requirements combined with the
                                 specific undergraduate     mathematics, chemistry and physics
                                 preparation in computer    components (see course url) MS:
                                 science and                Thesis and non-thesis option (both
                                 mathematics; see           must satisfy all common
                                 http://www.csee.umkc.e     requirements). Thesis option: 27
                                 du/student/info/csee-      hours of approved coursework,
                                 grad-info-pack-2005.pdf    complete a minimum of 3 hours
                                  PhD: MS in Computer       Research and Thesis, complete a
                                 Science or Electrical      minimum of 9 hours in the emphasis
                                 Engineering but in         area; contact a thesis adviser in the
                                 exceptional cases, will    semester in which the student
                                 consider applicants with   completes 12 hours of graduate
                                 baccalaureate in           work, present master’s thesis, pass a
                                 Computer Science or        general oral examination Non-thesis:
                                 Electrical Engineering,    36 hours of approved coursework, 12
                                 or graduate degrees in     hours in the emphasis area; contact
                                 related fields. It is      an adviser after completing 12 hours
                                 expected that the          of graduate work to complete the
                                 applicants already have    program of study. PhD: The amount
                                 at least upper division    of work required for the Ph.D.
                                 undergraduate level        depends on the student’s level of
BS: Department of Biology; MS,   courses in data            preparation. Requires qualifying and
PhD: School of Computing &       structures and             comprehensive exams.
Engineering: Department of       operating systems.
Computer Science & Electrical
ograms in the United States as of 6/2006

                                                                    Funding:            Year         Supports
        Links to Web Pages              Sampling of                External and       Program        Distance
             of Courses               Research Interests             Student         Established     Education

                                   Computational algorithms
                                   for the effective utilization   No information
                                   of imaging modalities           on funding
                                   (e.g., PET) in the study of     specific to
                                   Alzheimer's Disease. The        program was
                                   design of efficient,            available on
                                   scalable algorithms for         website other
                                   image deformation,              than graduate
                                   reconstruction, and             assistantships
                                   quantitative analysis (with     in Department
                                   Computer Science and            of Math & Good Samaritan PET              Statistics, and
       /text/ElectivesbyTrack.htm Center), parallel                the School of
       #BIG                        algorithms.                     Life Sciences.              1998 No

                                 The faculty research
                                 activities include
                                 development of structural
                                 and computational
                                 techniques, protein
                                 design and engineering,
                                 biophysical chemistry of
                                 membrane biophysics,
                                 neuroscience and
                                 informatics,quantitative          Stipend and
                                 and physical approaches           fringe benefits
                                 to molecular and cell             package
                                 biology, biophysics,              awarded to all
                                 genomics, proteomics,             graduate
                                 neuroscience,                     students
                                 nanobiology, molecular            enrolled. design, drug design, and          Fellowships
       program/curriculum        medicine                          available.        unknown       No
                           Unsupervised learning
                           methods, automation of
                           learning, especially in the
                           applications knowledge
                           discovery in science,
                           such as bioinformatics
                           and astrophysics;
                           interplay among routing
                           services, transport protocols, and              No specific
ent/services/document.php information dissemination financial aid is
?id=15837#page=9           problem domains             available.      Fall 1998   No

                           Computational modeling
                           of regulatatory and
                           metabolic networks,       NIH- BU
                           docking, comparative      Fellowships,
                           genomics, protein design, BU Presidential
                           genomic and proteomic     University
                           biotechnology, microarray Fellowships
                           engineering and analysis, and Research
                           pharmacogenomics,         Assistantships
                           structural biology, large available for
                           scale modeling of         PhDs only, no
                           biological systems, RNA,  financial aid for
MS, PhD:                   computational studies of  MS students cancer and neurological   (work-study
matics/ ; MD Track:        disorders and functional  placement genomics, synthetic gene  possible during
matics/news_events/ne_m networks and molecular       2nd half of
d_track.htm                computing and genetics    program).         Fall 1999   No
                                                     The Division of
                                                     Studies does
                                                     not offer
                            List of faculty and      assistance in
                            research at              the form of teaching
ntinuing/visitors/program.p acguide/department?depti assistantships
hp?prog_id=17               d=2                      or other grants unknown
                             Artificial Intelligence
                             (Logic, Knowledge
                             Reasoning, Natural
                             Understanding,            No specific
                             Robotics), Cognitive      funding
http://www-                  Science, Computer         information was Science Education,        available on
um.shtml                     Bioinformatics.           webpage         unknown             No
                             Rare Plants,
                             Neurophysiology,          No specific
                             Microbial Pathogenesis,   funding
http://www2.cedarcrest.ed Viral Genetics,              information was
u/academic/bio/rkliman/BI Evolutionary and             available on
OINF/                        Ecological Genetics       webpage         unknown             No

                                                       although many
                          Standards for encoding       arrange for        Dept. of
                          and sharing clinical         graduate           Medical
http://www.dbmi.columbia. guidelines, diabetes         research           Informatics
edu/educ/courses/courses. informatics, clinical data   assistantships;    formed in 1995
html                      mining                       PhD fully funded   (2nd in U.S.)  No

                                                       Variety of
                                                       scholarships,                             grants and
ams/biomedical_informatic No specific research         other financial
s/courses.jsp              mentioned.                  aid available.     unknown          No

                            Medical and biomedical
                            sensors, Three-
                            dimensional tissue
                            engineering, Biomedical    No specific
                            optics, Merging            information on
http://bioinformatics.biome nanotechnology with        funding was        Center biomedical applications,      available on       established in
%20Descriptions.html        Limb prostheses.           website            2004             No
                          Computational & discrete
                          geometry, computational
                          biology, spatial
                          databases, robotics,
                          developmental biology,      Support is
                          list at                     available for the
http://cbb.genome.duke.ed http://cbb.genome.duke.e    first two years
u/courses                 du/faculty                  of PhD work.      unknown   No
                            Pattern Discovery in      and
                            sequences and             assistantships
                            structures, micro-array   available; PhD-
                            data analysis, primer and The
                            probe design,             Presidential
                            phylogenetic analysis,    Doctoral image processing -        Fellowship
ams/grad/masters/           conducted by BioRG        available         unknown   No

                           Mathematical physiology,
                           protein structure          Teaching determination, human        assistantships
quine/biomed.html#curricul brain mapping, DNA         and fellowships
um                         topology                   available       Unknown     No
programs/bioinfo/            N/A                      N/A             unknown     No
                                                     PhD: A limited
                                                     number of
                                                     SCS graduate
                           Integration of genomic,   assistantships
                           gene expression and       carrying a
                           clinical databases,       tuition waiver
                           protein structure and     and a stipend
                           function analysis, models are available
                           of cellular and metabolic each year for
                           processes, and models of Ph.D. students.
                           microbial consortia.      Also, graduate
                           Research in the Program teaching
                           addresses fundamental     assistantships
                           computational methods     and faculty-
                           with applications in      sponsored
                           bioinformatics, including research
                           computational geometry, grants. MS: No
                           image processing,         funding pattern recognition, and  available at this
s.html                     data mining               time.             unknown    No

                            information systems,
                            genomics and proteomics Hughes
http://bioinformatics.gwu.e of HIV and cardiovascular Scholarship
du/academics/               disease                   Program for BS unknown      No

                                                    No specific
                                                    financial aid
                                                    Information on
                                                    financial aid for
                                                    Students is
                                                    published each
                                                    (202) 687-4547. No specific research
91/BMB/biotech.htm          available on webpage                        unknown   No
http://www.biology.gatech.    DNA and protein
edu/bioinformatics/admissi    sequence analysis,      Grants,
on_and_cur.html; PhD          comparative genomic     Teaching
Bioinformatics-               analysis, systems       Assistantships
http://www.biology.gatech.    analysis and structure  and research
edu/bioinformatics/bioinfor                           fellowships are
                              analysis, and prediction.
matics_phd.htm                                        not available         Fall 1999   No
                                                      Fellowships                          and
et/ControllerServlet?handle Information processing in assistantships
r=PublicHandler&action=br medicine, communication are offered to
owse&pageid=129              in medicine.             most students.        2002        No

                                                          Some training
                                                          grants are
                                                          funding for
                                                          students may
                                                          be difficult.
                              No information available    funding by on specific research        laboratory of
m.html                        interests                   thesis advisior   unknown     No
                            Sequence pattern               Graduate
                            recognition                   assistanships
                            (transcriptomics,             (http://www.infor
                            regulatory region             matics.indiana.e
                            prediction and                du/academics/a
                            characterization, splicing    dmissions_grad.
                            site recognition, gene        asp) Financial
                            prediction); comparative      support for a
                            genomics (complete            Ph.D. Minor in
                            genome comparisons,           Bioinformatics
                            biolinguistics,               must come
                            phylogenetic analysis);       from the
                            structural genomics           individual
                            (DNA, RNA and protein         departments/sc
                            secondary structure           hools where the
                            prediction related;           students are
                            frament assembly in DNA       pursuing their
                            sequencing; systems           Ph.D. degrees.
                            biology (biological           The School of
                            networks, proteomics,         Informatics will
                            protein annotation);          not provide
                            models of evolution           financial
                            (quantitative or population   benefits or
                            genetics, molecular           rewards to the
http://www.informatics.indi evolution, biochemical        students theories for the origin of       enrolled for a
te_ms_bio_requirements.a life); molecular modeling        Ph.D. Minor in
sp                          and drug design.              Bioinformatics.               2001 No

                                                          No specific                             information on      School of
academics/bio/bio_ms_req                                  financial aid       Informatics
uirements.php                 See IUB (above)             was available.      founded in 2000 No
                                                        All accepted
                                                        students are
                                                        supported by
                                                        stipend for the
                                                        academic year,
                                                        tuition credit of
                                                        75%. First-year
                                                        students are
                                                        guaranteed a
                                                        After the first
                                                        year, students
                                                        are supported
                                                        by either
                                                        research or
                            Intelligent searching, data fellowships also
                            warehouses, analytical      are available tools, high performance     for both U.S.
courses/index.html          computing in genomics       and               unknown   No

                           Protein and RNA: folding,
                           energetics, and
                           dynamics, computational     Burroughs
                           mechanics of large          Wellcome Fund
                           proteins, conformational    grant provides
                           statistics of biological    full support for
                           macromolecules, applied     5 years for
                           mathematics,                Predoctoral
                           computational biophysics    fellows, fund
                           of membrane systems,        also provides
                           biomolecular modeling,      support to
                           compuational protein        Postdoctoral   design and ligand binding   Fellows          unknown     No
                                                     Students who
                                                     apply early
                                                     funding, low-
                                                     interest loan
                                                     with favorable
                                                     available for
                                                     eligible US and
                           optimization of yeast     international
                           recombinant protein       students; W. M.
                           production; genomic,      Keck
                           proteomic, and cell-based Foundation/
                           microarray technologies; Presidential
                           DNA amplification and     Scholarships
                           analysis methods;         offering up to
MS:                        microfluidics; molecular  $20,000 also and computational         available, PhD
tive/mbscurriculum.shtml; analysis of regulatory     fellowships and
PhD:                       networks; rational design living stipends of multidrug HIV therapy, available
tive/phdprogram.shtml      and structural genomics                   unknown              No

                           Systems identification
                           applied to neuromuscular
                           control of movement;
                           cybernetics and learning;
                           rehabilitation robotics;
                           design of computer-
                           based medical
                           telehealth; neurofuzzy
                           computing; computer
                           modeling of biomedical
                           systems, image
                           processing and analysis,
                           modeling of pulmonary
                           hemodynamics, integral
                           equations; listed at
ses/                       ple/faculty.html.                                       2001 No
                                                     Program has little financial support--anticipates that new students will b
                                                          The NLM
                                                          supports this
                                                          stipends range
                                                          from $18,000 to
                                                          depending on
                                                          prior training
                            The group research            and work
                            activities are focused on     experience.
                            theory identification and     Postdoctoral
                            algorithm development         stipends are
                            with particular emphasis      correspondingly
                            on Systems Biology, S-        higher.
                            Systems modeling of           Students not
                            dynamic processes such        supported by
                            as metabolism and             the NLM
                            regulatory networks,          receive
                            machine learning,             stipends from
                            including artificial          MUSC’s
                            intelligence, namely          College of
                            artificial neural networks,   Graduate
                            Bayesian networks and         Studies or are
http://bioinformatics.musc. exploratory analysis by       funded through
edu/                        mutivariate statistics.       research grants. unknown         No
                            Immunology, microbial
                            toxicology and biochemistry, molecular
nformatics/bio_details/com diagnostics
p_prog.htm#Required                                       grants, scholarships, part-time employment available
                                                                           unknown          No
                                                          No specific No specific research             financial aid is
sci/popbsbi.htm          available on website             available.       unknown          No

                                                          Private loan                     Some courses No specific research         program for                      can be taken
/gradcertRecieve.cfm?cert available on website            NJIT on-line                     through NJIT
Code=BT                                                   students        unknown          eLearning
                                                       fellowships are
                           Using genomics tools to available
                           identify quantitative trait including NSF-
                           loci, developmental         funded
                           quantitative genetics and interdisciplinary
                           molecular evolution,        training grant in
                           molecular population and Genomics,
                           evolutionary genetics,      students may
                           application of Information also be
                           Theory to genetics,         supported by
                           fungal molecular            research grant
                           genetics, nucleic acid      funds awarded
                           design, molecular biology to Genomics and biophysics              faculty
ioinfo.html                                            members.          unknown     No

                             Genetic pathway of red
                            blood cell formation,
                            sensory physiology of
                            methods of theoretical
                            and computational
                            analysis of biological
                            development of computer
                            front-end bioinformatics
                            application for
                            visualization and analysis,
                            future electronic
                            information systems for
                            scientific research
                            literature, understanding
                            the molecular basis of
                            transmembrane signaling       No graduate
                            by G protein-coupled          assistantships
http://www.bioinformatics.n receptors, nanoparticles,     available for          quantum systems               program          unknown   No
                                                    given on a
                                                    basis among all
                                                    the biology
                                                    students, small
                                                    number of
                                                    tuition waivers
                                                    granted every
                                                    year, research
                                                    awarded by
                                                    members, and
                                                    generally only
                            Arabidopsis BLAST       to current NIU
                            searches, enzyme rate   students who
                            studies, similarity     have matrices, Rice          demonstrated
informatics/niubiofor.html chromosome studies       their abilities unknown          No

                                                     No financial aid
http://www.tgs.northwester                           is available,                             however may
erview/interdisciplinary/cbb                         change in the
/msdegree/                   High-performance computing and communication systems, decision and risk analysis in Medical
                                                     near future.     unknown      No

                           Assembly and function of
                           protein complexes, neural
                           networks, function of
http://www.biosci.ohio-    solute transporters in        health and disease.                       unknown            No
                                                     Students are admitted in three categories (based on GPA, GREs and T
                          Areas of research include
                          electronic medical
                          records, information
                          retrieval, information
                          needs assessment,
                          interfaces, consumer
                          health informatics,                                          Yes-Graduate
                          telemedicine, clinical                                       certificate and
                          epidemiology and                                             professional
                          consortium-based                                             MS (Master of
                          research                  NLM fellowship                     Biomedical                           available for  MS program          Informatics
/education/                                         PhD students. began in 1996        (BMI) )

                                                        There are three
                                                        forms of
                                                        financial aid for
                                                        application can
                                                        be made:
                                                        grants, loans,
                          Client-server                 and work/study
                          applications, peptide         payments; no
                          synthesis methodology,        other specific nucleic acid research,        funding
alog_03_04/academicProg molecular genetics and          information was
rams/TAS/bioinfo_req_maj physiology, database           available on
or.html                   design                        website           unknown      No

                             Regulation of gene
                             expression, protein
                             folding and structure, data mining, molecular
ducation/courses.html        simulations, drug design   Research and teaching assistantships and university, corporat
                                                                      unknown        No
abase/bioinfo.shtml                                                    Fall 2001       No
                                                     No specific funding information was available on webpage
                           Apply robotics and computational geometry methods to research: Structural problems in bioinforma
                                                         No specific
                               No specific research      information was mentioned (webpage in     available on
courses.html                   development)              webpage           unknown          No
                                                         All PhD
                                                         students are                               fully supported
t/biology/research/genomic                               by the
s.html                                                   university.       unknown          No
                               Systems Biology and Protein Structure, Statistical Genomics, Databases and Systems Biology, C.

                                                       accepted into
                                                       doctoral (Ph.D.)
                                                       programs at
                                                       GSBS receive
                                                       a stipend,
                                                       tuition waiver,
http://informatics.umdnj.ed                            and student
u/bioinformatics/concentrat No specific research       health
ion/courses.htm             available on webpage       insurance.       unknown            No
ml                          N/A                                            information was available on webpage
                                                       No specific fundingunknown           No
                                                          MS (Academic)
                                                          usually funded
                                                          by NLM training
                                                          grant, MS
                                                          are not eligible
                                                          for funding
                                                          from many U.S.
                                                          fellowships due            Yes, the
                                                          to the required            Biomedical
                                                          research                   Informatics
                                                          component of               training
                                                          the fellowships.           program and
                                                          PhD:                       the Stanford
                                                          Applicants to              Center for
                                                          the Ph.D.                  Professional
                                                          program are                Development
                                                          automatically              (SCPD) offer all
                                                          considered for             of the
                             Diverse topics including: National Library              Professional
                             biomedical informatics,      of Medicine                M.S. classes
                             biomedical imaging,          (NLM) funding              online and The
                             ontologies engineering,      and other                  Certificate
                             electronic medical           fellowship                 Program is a
                             records,                     support such               distance
                             pharmacogenetics/pharm as The                           learning,
                             acogenomics, information Stanford                       continuing
                             retrieval; Descriptions of Graduate                     education
                             the affiliated research      Fellowships                opportunity,
                             projects available at        Program (SGF)              which is in Science and             supported by
iculum.htm                   liatedproj.htm               Engineering      unknown   the SCPD.
                          Polymer synthesis and
                          characterization, methods
                          of instrumental analysis,
                          medicinal chemistry and
BS:                       structural chemistry
http://www.chem.stevens.e (theoretical as well as
du/ugrad-bioinf.shtml;    experimental) are areas      No funding
Graduate core courses:    of chemistry in which the    information
http://www.chem.stevens.e department has attained      provided on
du/grad-core.shtml        international recognition.   website                           No
                                                                     Stevens Institute launched the first undergraduate program
                                                   groups that include the Graduate form of Fellowships, Graduate A
sp?durki=24866#courses Joint research projects withFinancial aid is available in the Program in Biomedical Engineering,
                                                                    unknown          No

                                                       No specific
http://undergrad-                                      information                              available on
                                                                                       2004 a genomic scale, computational genom
micprograms/bioinfo.shtml Computational biology, protein structure and function prediction on No
                                                     No specific
                                                     mentioned on
                                                     webpage. UC
                                                     programs are
                                                     not currently
                                                     eligible for
http://www.unex.berkeley.e                           financial
du/prog/bioinformatics/cou No specific research      assistance
rses.html                  mentioned on website.     (Title IV).      unknown     No

                                                       M.S. students
                                                       may have the
                                                       opportunity to
                                                       work with local
                                                       through part-
                                                       time internships
                                                       and apply for
                            Research in bio/medical assistant
                            informatics include:       positions. While
                            Medical Information        the School
                            Access; Knowledge          does not
                            Representation for Health- guarantee
                            Care Guidelines;           support for 100
                            Structure in Biomedical    percent of our
                            Data; Biomedical           students in the
                            Simulations; Discovery of future, ICS
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                            Knowledge Discovery in     search for
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med/#courses                Probabilistic Modeling     students.        unknown   No
                            Predicting membrane
                            protein structure,       Grants,
http://www.bioinformatics.u analyses of genome       assistantships,            evolution, microarrays   loans, etc.       unknown   No
                                                         The GGB
                                                         applicants for
                                                         the competitive
                                                         fellowships and
                                                         tuition and fee
                                                         grants that are
                                                         supported by
                                                         the UC
                            Genetic manipulation of      Graduate
                            insects of commercial        division. GGB
                            importance; translational    graduate
                            regulation; molecular        students are
                            responses to                 supported in
                            environmental stress,        part by
                            molecular microbial          fellowships and
                            ecology of pests,            grants from the
                            pathogens, and               UC Riverside
                            ecosystem; combinatorial     Graduate
                            algorithms; computational    Division. In
                            molecular biology,           addition,
                            computational molecular      financial
                            biology; data                assistance for    The Genomics
BS:                         compression; data            GGB students      & mining; information hiding   also includes     Bioinformatics
current/blsc.html#Bicurric and others at                 appointments      track was
PhD:                        http://www.genetics.ucr.ed   as teaching       implemented in u/genomics_bioinformatic     assistants        the 2001-2002
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                                                       admitted into
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                                                       program in
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                                                       b) university
                                                       c) Teaching
                             Synthetic gene regulatory d) Research
                             networks, algorithms for Assistantships,
                             Computational molecular and e) possible
http://bioinformatics.ucsd.e biology, structural       training grants,
du/students/curriculum.htm bioinformatics, artificial  subject to their
  BS:                        intelligence, enzymes,    continuance genomics etc                 and
ndergrad/degreeprograms/ http://bioinformatics.ucsd. performance in
bioinformatics.html          edu/faculty/index.htm#    the Program.     unknown   No
                           Structure, function, and
                           folding of proteins,
                           chromosomes, and
                           Applications of computer     All PhD
                           technology to clinical       students
                           medicine and imaging;        receive
                           Bioinformatic and            financial
                           experimental analysis of     support for the
                           protein superfamilies for    duration of their
                           understanding protein        graduate
                           structure-function           studies. No
                           relationships and            financial
                           developing strategies for    support of any
                           protein engineering, etc     kind is available   for masters'
rriculum.html              culty.html                   students.         before 1998   No
                                                       Essentially all
                                                       of Ph.D.
                                                       students are
                                                       supported with
                                                       and other forms
                                                       of financial
                                                       assistance. Do
                                                       not generally
                                                       support the
                                                       Encourage all
                                                       students who
                                                       apply to
                                                       program to also
                                                       apply for
                                                       fellowships. List
                             Gene finding methods,     of relevant
MS, PhD:                     RNA detection             grants at   techniques, proteomics,   <
ograms/bioinformatics/gra    estimation of amino acid
duate/requirements.html      distributions. More       emics/acad_fell
BS:                          specific descriptions at  ship_student.sht ml>.
ograms/bioinformatics/und    research/research_bioinfp
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                                                   provides a full
                                                   scholarship for
                                                   the first two
                                                   years of
                                                   graduate study.
                                                   Each student
                                                   accepted into
                                                   the program
                                                   receives a 12-
                                                   month stipend
                                                   for the first two
                                                   years. The
                           Computational           provides tuition
                           neuroscience, computer assistance for
                           learning, genomics,     the remainder
                           proteonomics,           of the PhD
                           computational modeling  degree
                           and computational       program, while
                           software development    the department
                           and applications to     continues to
                           healthcare.             pay the general
                           Bioinformatics brings   fee and student
                           together researchers in health
                           computer engineering,   insurance. The computer science,       student's
_biomed/graduate/graduat genomics, proteonomics, advisor also
e_curriculum.php           neuroscience            pays for the      unknown   No

                            Image processing and
                            radiation therapy,
                            Population genetics,     No specific
                            Algorithm design for     funding
                            problems in DNA          information mapping, Computational   available on
ex.php?id=12                mechanics                webpage        unknown    No
                                                         C. Werner and
                                                         Kitty Hirs
                            Ontologies in                Student
                            biomedicine, bio-            Enrichment
                            molecular dynamics,          Fund (merit
                            genomic sequence and         award-awards
                            polymorphism, gene           will be for
                            expression analysis,         $4,000 per year biochemical pathway          for up to four
ormatics/                   analysis                     years)          unknown      No

                             Research in three
                             disciplines: biological,
                             mathematical and
                             computational sciences.
                             Sampling of projects:
                             Spatial Dynamics of
                             Interactions, Microbial
                             Community Analysis,
                             Decision Theoretic
                             Approach to Model
                             Selection, Evolving
                             Ecological Networks,
                             Potato Genetic Map. List
                             at                          No mention of http://styx.ibest.uidaho.ed financial aid on
/ibest/bcb/bcbreq.html       u/ibest/research.html       website            unknown   No
                                                          No specific
                                                          financial aid
                                                          informatin was
                                                          available on
                                                          webpage. Note:
                                                          due to the
                                                          limited financial
                            Structural Bioinformatics--   applicants are
                            cutting-edge                  encouraged to
                            computational methods         apply for Ph.D.
                            for analyzing binding         programs.
                            protein surfaces and core     Enrollment into
                            packing of proteins;          a M.S. program
                            Cheminformatics--             is not
                            developement of novel         necessarily the
                            shape descriptors for         first step
                            molecular data mining for     towards
                            drug discovery; Research      completing
                            in Computational Biology,     Ph.D. A student Machine Learning & Data       can be directly
oe/graduate_program/Bioi Mining Combinatorial and         enrolled into
nformatics_GProgram.htm Global Optimization.              Ph.D. program unknown              No

MS:                             No specific
msbt.shtml; certificate:                              funding                             information was
certificates/tech_env_mgm                             available on
t_bioinformatics.html                                 webpage            unknown             No
                          Biomedical research, genomics, biosensors, molecular biology, biological database modeling and design, sp

                          Data mining, visualization
                          of data, applied
                          computational geometry,
                          optimization, medical
                          informatics, computer
                          graphics, virtual
                          environments, user              No information
                          interfaces, computational       on funding was complexity, applied             available on
grams_desc.htm            algorithms                      webpage        unknown             No
                              Supercomputer design
                             and construction for
                             bioinformatic and e-
                             commerce applications,
                             random number
                             generation, analysis of
                             exchangeable data,
                             distribution theory,       No specific
http://www.cs.memphis.ed statistical risk               financial aid
u/website/bioinfo/ assessment and meta-       was available
m                            analysis                   on webpage.         unknown       No

                           Theory of protein folding,
                           including structure,
                           thermodynamics, and
                           kinetics; statistical and
                           computational methods
                           for analysis of high-
                           throughput genomic and
                           proteomic expression         PhD: Tuition,
                           data, intracellular          health care
                           proteases, theoretical       coverage, and
                           and computational topics     a stipend on a
                           at the interface between     12 month basis
                           structural molecular         for the first two
                           biology and physical         years. MS:
                           chemistry, finding genes     Does not offer
http://www.bioinformatics. involved in behavioral       funding for and neurological and            masters
courses                    psychiatric diseases         students                      2001 No
                           Pharmacology: molecular
                           genetic mechanisms of
                           DNA repair and
                           recombination in
                           mammalian cancer cells;
                           Computer Science:
                           complex, scientific
                           databases; Animal
                           Science: quantitative
                           genetics, including
                           statistical analysis for
                           mapping disease genes
                           and quantitative trait loci,
                           Laboratory Medicine and
                           Pathology: bioinformatics
                           tools; Biochemistry,
                           Molecular Biology and
                           Biophysics: using and          No financial aid
                           developing functional          information
                           genomics tools, others at      specific to the
                       minor was aculty.html                    available on
urses.html                 .                              website.                 2002 No

                                                          No information
                          No information available        on funding was
http://www.isqa.unomaha.e on specific research            available on
du/bioinformatics/phd.htm interests                       webpage        unknown       No
                               Digital libraries, new
                               methods of electronic         MS certificate:
                               scholarly                     no specific
                               communications,               funding,
                               information seeking           although
                               behavior of bioinformatics    funding
                               researchers, computer         available in
                               human interfaces to           bioinformatics
                               support information           research lab
                               seeking of scholarly          (IVLab,
                               information;                  http://www.ils.un
                               computational and   
                               experimental methods to       ). PhD
                               design proteins, physical     specialization:
                               nature of interactions        BCB provides
                               between atoms,                the in-state
                               molecules, cells, and         tuition and
                               organisms; motor              stipend to
                               proteins and                  select students
                               transcriptional regulation;   for their first 1-2
MS certificate:                High-performance              years, after   computing: algorithms,        which they are
fo/SILS%20Bioinformatics       programming languages,        funded by
%20Certificate%20propos        compilers and                 research
al.doc ; PhD                   architectures; data           assistanships
specialization:                mining. Others at             in     bioinformatics
m.html                         earch.html                    research labs. unknown   No
                                                       MS: Student is
                                                       responsible for
                           No information available payment of all
                           on website about specific tuition. The
                           research interests, did     School of
                           note that activities of the Engineering
                           participating academic      does not offer
                           units in GCB are            scholarships or
                           enhanced through            alternative
                           association with two        means of
                           additional units: the Penn tuition to
                           Center for Bioinformatics students in the
                           (PCBI), which provides a Biotechnology
                           focus for bioinformatics    Program. PhD:
                           and genomics research       tuition and
                           and service to Penn, and health
                           the Penn Genomics           insurance
                           Institute, established to   reimbursement,
                           provide intellectual        plus a twelve-
BS:                        leadership in studying      month stipend genomes as a whole and for living
undergraduate.html MS:     undertaking large-scale     expenses for analysis of gene products the anticipated
ch/curriculum.html PhD: by integrating associated five to six years disciplines at Penn.          required to
/gcb/academics.shtml                                   attain the Ph.D. unknown        No

                             Bioinformatics, Clinical     NLM and
                             Trials , Consumer Health     NRSA grants
                             Informatics, Health          are available.
                             Information System           Funding is
                             Evaluation, Machine          occasionally
                             Learning in Biomedical       available from
                             Informatics, Modeling and    individual
                             Simulation of Clinical and   faculty
                             Biomedical Processes,        research grants
                             Natural Language             and funded
                             Processing (NLP) of          projects
                             Clinical Textual             (Graduate
                             Documents, Patient           Student
                             Safety, Public Health        Researcher)
                             Surveillance (details at     Half of the
                      students are ontent/research.htm)         partially or fully
iningprogram/degree.htm                                   funded.            unknown   No
                            Structure, function and
                            regulation of endothelial
                            nitric oxide synthase;
                            Biosynthesis of
                            molybdopterin in
                            eukaryotes; molecular
                            biology of polyisoprenol
                            biosynthesis; Structure
                            and function of
                            metalloenzymes and
                            flavoproteins; Regulation     No specific
                            of transcriptional            financial aid activation and intra-         informatin was
/biochemistry/ cellular signaling; tumor     available on
ml                          immunology.                   webpage.         unknown     No
                            Statistical analysis of
                            microarray data and
                            related technologies, the
                            study of protein-protein
                            interactions and protein
                            function prediction
                            combining different           No specific
                            sources of biological         information on
http://hto-                 data, and a genomic           funding was polymorphism survey of           available on
degreeprog.html             Arabidopsis.                  website          Fall 2003   No

                              High-throughput genome
                              sequence production;
                              sequence analysis tools
                              and pipelines; whole-
                              genome gene finding,
                              gene and protein            Students
                              modeling, and genome        admitted to the
                              annotation; advanced        program are
                              bioinformation systems      supported with
                              and laboratory              a
                              information systems;        research/teachi
                              applications of high-       ng stipend. The
                              performance                 GST program
                              biocomputing; and           offers
                              computational research in   remission of molecular biology           tuition and
hd.html                                                   most fees.      unknown      No
                                                      In the first-year
                                                      appointment as
                                                      a graduate
                                                      assistant, as
                                                      well as health
                                                      and dental
                                                      coverage and
                                                      remission of
                                                      tuition and fees
                                                      can be
                                                      students are
                                                      appointed as
                                                      assistants (paid
                                                      from the
                                                      research grants
                                                      of their faculty
                                                      advisor) or
                            RNA biology, Plant        have
http://www.icmb.utexas.ed molecular biology,          appointments
u/cmb/tracks.asp?track=B systems and syntheic         as teaching
B                           biology                   assistants.       unknown     No
                                                      Depending on
                                                      availability, a
                                                      limited number
                            DNA sequence assembly of
                            and analysis; ecology and assistantships
                            phylogeny; microarray     and
                            and proteomics data       scholarships
                            analysis; RNA and         are awarded
                            protein structure         each year on a
http://www.bioinformatics.u prediction.               competitive                                   merit basis       Fall 2001   No
                                                      Financial aid
                                                      available for
                                                      awarded as
                                                      waivers for
                                                      instructors and
                                                      associates, or                            part-time
te/bioinformatics/curriculu No specific research      employment at
m.shtml                     mentioned on website.     USP. NLM
                                                      PhD:             unknown            No
                                                      available, also
                                                      awards and
                                                      Homer R.
                                                      Warner Award,
                                                      John D.
                                                      Fellowship. MS,
                            Computational statistical Department
                            methods for analysis and provides
                            display of complex        positions for
                            genetic data with         non-NLM
                            emphasis in graphical     funded
                            modeling and Markov       students to
                            chain Monte Carlo         obtain research
                            methods, and the          assistantship.
                            development of scalable Students may
                            Parallel Genetic          approach
                            Algorithms for            individual
                            Bioinformatics; genomic professors to
                            studies pertaining to     arrange
                            breast cancer, prostate   possible
                            cancer, Intracranial      research
                            Aneurysm / Osteoporosis assistantship
                            / Asthma / Depression,    on an individual                    Certificate: Part-
                            Aging/Longevity           basis. Some                         time and                            grants and                          distance
medinfo/index.cfm?Conten                              tuition waivers Certificate: Fall   learning options
t=DBcontent&mcid=1027                                 available.       2006               will be available
                                                          Support for 16
                                                          predoctoral, 4
                                                          and 6 short-tem
                                                          trainees is
                                                          provided by a
                                                          NLM grant.
                                                          are generally
                                                          awarded for a
                                                          period and
                                                          are generally
                                                          awarded for a
                                                          period. Short-
                           Machine learning and           term research
                           bioinformatics; algorithms     traineeships
                           for data mining and            are available
                           machine learning, and          for three
                           their applications to          months. These
                           biomedical data; Relation      traineeships
                           of the three-dimensional       cover tuition
                           structure and dynamics of      and fees, as
                           proteins to their biological   well as provide
                           functions; information         a monthly extraction from on-line        stipend for
rad_curriculum.html        biomedical text                living expenses. unknown     No

                            Collaborative projects
                            include pharmacophore
                            discovery for drug design,
                            automated systems that
                            collaborate with humans
                            in knowledge discovery,
                            automated methods for
                            extracting information
                            from the biomedical           No information
                            literature and the use of     on funding
                            computer technologies in      specific to this the home-care for             program was
/Medicalinforprogram/certif patients with complex         available on
icatesbioinfor.htm          health problems.              webpage            unknown   No
                                                      Will provide
                                                      applicants with
                                                      the financial
                                                      necessary to
                                                      excel in the
                                                      field including
                                                      benefits, a
                           Clinical terminology       stipend,
                           systems, medical           personal
                           informatics, machine       space,
                           learning, genetic          computer
                           expression of cancer       hardware and
                           genes. List at             software, and travel funds.
du/dbmi/bmigradprog/prog du/dbmi/bmigradprog/facu
ram.html                   lty.html#faculty                             Fall 2001   No

                                                      No specific                            financial aid
oinformatics/ms_courses.h No specific research        available on
tml                        available on webpage       webpage           Unknown     No
                          Molecular modeling and
                          protein structure and
                          function, genomic
                          sequence analysis from
                          an evolutionary
                          perspective, bioinformatic
                          and imaging approaches
                          to antiviral drug
                          discovery, biomolecular
                          electrostatics, protein
                          folding and dynamics,
                          microarray transcription     Limited number
                          data, computational          of first-year
                          methods for use in air       merit-based
                          quality modeling. See        fellowships :      first class of
                   $21,500            students ademics/programs/gbcb/f      stipend plus       accepted in Fall
cs/gcat/gcdGen.html       aculty.html for others.      tuition and fees   2003             No

                                                       available for
                                                       Full In-State
                                                       Tuition and
                                                       Partial Funding
                                                       for freshman
                                                       coming directly
                                                       from high
                                                       school; No
                             Protein binding           specific
                             interactions, comparative information on
                             protein structure         funding was
                             modeling, drug lead       available on
                             screening by region-      webpage for
                             based regression for      MS programg,
                             QSAR analysis, data       general
                             mining of three-          teaching and
                             dimensional protein       research
                             structure information,    assistantships
                             repetitive elements as    mentioned on       BS programs
                             time-series genomic       Department of      approved by
                             data., molecular          Computer           University
                             visualization, forensic   Science &          Curriculum analysis of DNA evidence Engineering         Committee in
dergraduate/index.shtml      data                      webpage            May 2002        No
                                                     For the
                                                     duration of their
                                                     studies, all BBS
                                                     receive a
                                                     stipend, full
                                                     tuition, health
                                                     coverage &
                                                     yearly travel
                           Computational             allotment for
                           approaches to functional travel to
                           and integrative genomics, scientific
                           theoretical molecular     meetings.
                           biology and               Financial aid
                           computational algorithms, for students
                           computational analysis of who are neither
                           macromolecular            U.S. Citizens
                           structures,               nor U.S.
                           heterogeneous database Permanent design and information    Residents is
BB/CBBProg.html            integration               very limited.       2003 No

                                                      students work
                                                      for companies
                                                      that reimburse
                                                      them for tuition No specific research     each year.
_mos_degree.htm              available on webpage                        2004 No
                                                   The Krieger
                                                   School of Arts
                                                   & Sciences
                                                   offers a full
                                                   range of
                                                   financial aid
                                                   federal grants
                                                   and low-interest
                                                   loans, campus-                 Yes, ability to
                                                   based and                      obtain a Master
                                                   state                          of Science in                        scholarships                   Bioinformatics
technology/bioinformatics/c No specific research   and grants, and                completely
ourse_requirements.cfm      available on webpage   awards.          Spring 2004   online.
                              Understanding receptor
                              mediated signal
                              transduction and
                              intracellular signaling
                              mechanisms in relation to
                              environmental changes
                              or in disease states;
                              Molecular Systematics
                              and Evolution, Ecology,
                              and Biostatistics;
                              Software Engineering
                              Domain Oriented High
                              Level Architecture,
                              Software Development,
                              Intelligent User Interface
                              Agent Based
                              Development Data               No specific
                              Mining, see                    information on
http://bioinformatics.ualr.ed http://bioinformatics.ualr.e   funding was
u/academics/bioinformatic du/academics/bioinformati          available on
s_courses.html                cs_graduate_faculty.html       website          2005 No

                            Mechanisms of genetic
                            and epigenetic gene
                            regulation in plants,
                            human genetics,
                            statistical genetics,
                            survival analysis, clinical
                            trials, epidemiological
                            studies, bioterrorism
                            surveillance, microarray
                            data analysis, biomarker
                            discovery and validation,
                            statistical methodology,         No information
                            longitudinal data analysis,      on funding was
http://www.bioinformatics.j genomics, environmental          available on        epidemiology.                    website          2005 No
                          No specific research
                          mentioned on webpage.
                          Faculty listing/research: No funding
                 specific to ultyIndex.php             program
egrees/five_yearCSBioInfo                           available on
rmaics.html                                         webpage        unknown
                                                      support for
                                                      accepted into
                                                      our graduate
                                                      stipends and
                                                      remission of
                                                      tuition and
                                                      fees. Base
                                                      covering the 9-
                                                      academic year
                                                      is awarded in
                                                      the form of
                                                      fellowships, or
                            Study of genetic          teaching
                           variations, human          assistantships,
                           population and medical     and summer
                           genetics (Prof. Gabor      support is
                           Marth), comparative        provided from
                           genomics and gene          faculty
                           regulation (Prof. Jeff     research or
                           Chuang), and               university
                           computational RNA and      funds.
                           protein structure          Research predictions (Prof. Peter   assistantships
cas/biology/graduate/phd/ Clote).                     are provided      Nov. 2003   No
                                                       Fund: available
                                                       to freshmen
                                                       entering UW-
                                                       Parkside with
                                                       the intention of
                                                       majoring in
                                                       Biology and
                                                       election of
                                                       winners will be
                                                       based on ACT
                                                       scores, high
                           Role of proteolysis in      school grade
                           prokaryotic physiology;     point average,
                           enriching science           rank in
                           education for all through   graduating
                           technology;                 class, high
                           molecular mechanisms        school
                           that control plant gene     transcript, and
                           expression; molecular       interviews and
                           systematics of              reference
                           vertebrates; ecology and    letters. Abbott
                           evolution of West Indian    Laboratories vertebrates; island          Research
demic/biology/text%20only/ biogeography                Fellows:
mbbi%20text.htm#curricul                               Fellows pursue
um                                                     a laboratory     unknown       No

                                                       Funding not
                                                       are handled
                                                       through the
                           No specific research available on website
formatics/courses.html                                                            2004 No
                                                     GVSU CIS -
                             Computer industry       Academic
                             analysis, Information   Scholarships:
                             systems policy in       scholarships of
                             management, Mobile      up to $1000 are
                             data exchange / XML     available.
raduate/MBI/                                                           Unknown       No

                          No specific research       assistantships available on webpage       available
h.htm                                                                            2002 No
                                                        Graduate: The
                          Biological data mining,       most common
                          Intelligent software          awards for
                          agents in biology,            Computer
                          Modeling biological           Science
                          systems, Parallel             graduate
                          Computation, Algorithms,      students are
                          Computational Geometry,       Chancellor’s
                          Cryptosystem Design,          non-resident
                          Computer Security,            awards (CNR),
                          Network Security, others      andgraduate
BS:                       listed at                     teaching and       graduate
/catalog/html/bio-        /student/info/csi-phd-info-   research
sc/0220.html Graduate; f05n.pdf                         assistantships.
info-pack-2005.pdf                                                        unknown   No
                   Date of Most      Since
                     Recent         Previous      Date Added
 Other Information   Review          Review       to Summary

                         3/9/2006 funding                  2003

program with Rice
University, The
University of Houston,
The University of
Texas MD Anderson
Cancer Center, The
University of Texas -
Houston Health
Science Center                                           Dec-04
                         4/9/2006 Entrance requirements, Degree requirements, research interests
                                     Link to
                                     program, Link
                                     to course web
                            3/9/2006 page             Dec-04

MD Track added to                    Addition of MD
train physician-                     Track degree
scientists to apply and              requirements
develop post-genomic                 and course
technologies to clinical             website,
research and the                     updated
practice of medicine       3/20/2006 research areas    2003
                                     Change in
                                     change in
                           3/20/2006 offering.         2003
                               3/20/2006 None                     Dec-04

                               3/20/2006 Changed courses URL, research interests

                                        No distinction
                                        between MA
                                        (applied and
                                        for MA, PhD;
Post-doctoral                           Funding
fellowships programs                    updated,
available; MD/PhD                       Additional Info-
program available             3/21/2006 added info                    2003
                                        courses link,
                              3/21/2006 informationin Illinois or Virginia. However, in these states BMI coursework is offered a
The Biomedical Informatics program is not available

The Center is working                    degree
with Drexel Colleges                     requirements,
and Schools in                           research
developing a full MS                     interests,
curriculum leading to a                  additional info,
masters degree in                        added year
bioinformatics.                3/21/2006 established                 2003
3/22/2006 requirements     2003

          Addition of
          Added funding
3/22/2006 info             2003

3/22/2006 None            Dec-04

          URL's, added
5/16/2006 requirements     2003
The majority of the
Bioinformatics courses
are held at the PW
Campus. Some
electives for both
programs can be
taken at the Fairfax
Campus. There are no
Bioinformatics courses
offered at the Arlington
Campus                     3/22/2006 Addition of graduate Certificate information, updated research, funding, additional info

                           3/22/2006 Changed Program requirements, Link to courses, Degree requirments (num credits f

                           3/22/2006 Updated funding,research, 2003 requirements
3/22/2006 Addition of PhD Bioinformatics info,Course links, Funding

5/16/2006 Updated program URL       2003

3/25/2006 Added information on program requirements, funding, department name changed
                        5/16/2006 Degrees, degree requirements, links, funding, year established

Joint program with                URLs, added
Purdue University and             start date,
IU at Bloomington       5/16/2006 research                  2003
Plans call for tuition to
be fully covered for
PhD students entering
Fall 2006 and beyond.
ctive_info.html)              5/16/2006 Added information on financial aid, additional information; Updated Degree requirem

                                           about post
                                 5/19/2006 research                 Dec-04
postdoctoral fellows will write a research proposal that brings a quantitative and/or computational approach to problems in exp
Part of the seven
Claremont Colleges;
As a result of grant
from the Weingart
Foundation, graduates
from all 23 California
State University
campuses who apply
for admission to MBS
may be entitled to                  Added PhD
receive grants of up to             program,
$10,000 upon                        updated
acceptance.               5/19/2006 financial aid   2003

Joint program with                  requirements;
Marquette University                Added
and University of                   financial aid
Wisconsin; Students                 information,
are admitted to the                 date program
program through                     established,
Marquette University                additional
Graduate School           5/19/2006 information     2003
                          6/14/2006 Updated degrees offered (added MS), degree requirements, course URL, research a

                          5/19/2006 Updated degree requirments; added financial aid information

                          5/19/2006 Updated degree requirments

Credential can be
studied, in whole, at
NJIT in Newark;
Credential relates in
its entirety to NJIT MS
in Computational
Biology                   5/19/2006 Added Entrance Requirements, Financial Aid, Distance education and Additional info
                               5/22/2006 Updated degrees offered, entrance requirements, Campus, interests, funding, additio
The Bioinformatics Research Center (BRC) built in 2000, located on NC State University's Centennial research students have opportunities

All courses available in
late afternoon or
evening for employed
students                         5/22/2006 Updated entrance requirements, courses link, added information on research interes
awarded during Spring
semester and start in
the Fall; Imperative
that apply by February
15 to obtain financial
aid                      5/22/2006 Updated entrance requirements, research interests; Added financial aid and additiona

                         5/22/2006 Updated all information   2003

                         5/22/2006 Updated program links, entrance and degree requirements, funding
The certificate
program may serve as
an entry point for
enrollment into the
Master of Biomedical
Informatics (BMI) or
Master of Science
(MS) in Biomedical
Informatics programs.
The MBI program is
offered both on-
campus and via
distance learning,
while the MS program
is offered on-campus

                        6/15/2006 Updated all information   2003

                        5/26/2006 Updated research interests-

                        5/26/2006 Added certificate program information

                        5/26/2006 Added research interests, year program established
5/26/2006 Added accelerated BS/MS, Listed MS prerequisites, Added BS degree requirments

5/26/2006 Updated links, added research interests, name of participating department

6/15/2006 Updated all information (previously Rutgers/UMDNJ)

5/26/2006                           2003
The Academic M.S. is
mainly designed for
candidates who have
graduate training as
an M.D. or Ph.D.;
Professional MS
candidates need to be
employed on a full
time basis and should
remain employed full
time throughout the
duration of the
program.                6/3/2006 Updated all information   2003
                            6/3/2006 Updated Mass Spectrometry
The department is the home for the Center forall information 2003 - one of the best equipped mass spectrometry la
                                 6/3/2006 Updated exam, requirements (including Exit Computer Science, and fulfill the adde
As of Fall 2005, all M.S. students must take an exit degree the Major Field Test (MFT) inexam and Breadth requirements), bread

UB has centers for
research in high                        Updated
performance                             Degree
computing,                              requirements,
visualization, and the                  added
Center of Excellence                    research
in Bioinformatics.             6/3/2006 interests                Dec-04
Courses start
throughout the year.
Students may begin
the certificate in any
term and should apply
for candidacy in the
program before
starting their second
course. To become a
candidate for the
certificate program, fill
out the application
form and submit a one-
time, nonrefundable
fee.                        6/4/2006 Updated (new professional2003
                                                               sequence), added entrance and degree requirements, fun

Student's application
to the ICS Graduate
Program is the
application for the ICS
Fellowships. If
awarded, student will                Updated PhD
receive notification                 requirements,
along with admission                 research
offer. International                 interests,
students should not                  funding,
expect to be funded                  added
unless they are                      additional info,
officially notified in               added ICS
writing.                    6/4/2006 school link.             2003
Information NOT
previous survey due
to web pages being
offline. Assumed to
be similar to
previous entry.       10/24/2004   2003
Facilities include the
new Genomics
Institute; Center for
Plant Cell Biology;
Imaging Center; the
Analytical Chemistry
Facility; a new
transgenic plant
growth facility; and a
new insectary.           6/14/2006 Updated all information, added BS degree
Graduate students will
have the opportunity to
do internships in the
local bioinformatics/
biotechnology industry
if the thesis project is
of mutual interest to a
corporate sponsor and
the thesis advisors.       6/4/2006 Updated PhD requirements, research interests, funding, added additional info, BS inf
6/16/2006 Updated entrance and degree requirements, department URL
                                 offered (added
                                 minor and
Part of the UCSC                 research
Center for                       interests,
Biomolecular Science             funding, year
and Engineering        6/14/2006 established      2003
          entrance and
 6/5/2006 funding          2003

6/16/2006 Update URL's    Dec-04
                                       URL's, degree
                              6/5/2006 funding                 Dec-04

                                        degree and
                                        interests, and
                               6/6/2006 additional of the       of Idaho, and is administered by the College of Graduate S
The BCB program is offered on the Moscow campus info University2003
6/6/2006 BS: added all BS info; MS: Updated links, entrance and degree requirments, researc

         degree and
         added all
6/6/2006 information              2003

         degree and
6/6/2006 funding                Dec-04
6/6/2006 Updated links, research   2003

         degree and
         funding, year
6/7/2006 established               2003
         Updated URL,
         added year
6/7/2006 established              2003

6/6/2006 Updated departments, entrace requirements, research, funding
Due to the nature of
the program being
concurrent with
another departmental
course of study,
interested students
must first apply to The
Graduate School at
UNC-CH to their
department of choice.
After the student has
applied to their
department of choice
they may apply to the
Training Program.

                          6/7/2006 Updated all information   2003
The MB program has
relationships with
selected local
companies to sponsor
internships which
provide students with
experience in addition
to lab experience.
Students can take
courses full or part-
                         6/7/2006 Updated all information   2003

                         6/9/2006 Updated entrance and degree requirments, course URL, research, funding
                           6/9/2006 Updated departments, entrace requirements, research

In Fall 2003, awarded
a Center of Excellence
in Genomic Science
(CEGS) grant by NIH
for work relating to the
HapMap Project.
                           6/9/2006 Updated degrees offered (MS discontinued), entrance requirements, research, fundin

                           6/9/2006 Updated entrance requirements, research interests, funding
The members of this
track are frequent
participants in a
number of training or
joint grants, including
IGERT grants on
Optical Molecular
Biology or
Phylogenetics, an
development, and a
Beckman Foundation
grant for microarray
technologies              6/9/2006 Updated all information   2003

                          6/9/2006 Updated all information   2003
 6/9/2006 Added information to degrees offered, updated degree requirements, funding

6/11/2006 Updated all information, Dec-04Certificate program
6/11/2006 Added details to degrees offered, entrance requirements, funding

6/11/2006 Added details to degree Dec-04 updated URL, added research
6/12/2006 Updated entrance requirments, research, funding, year began

          entrance and
6/12/2006 course URL             Dec-04
6/12/2006 URL             2003

          Department of
          Biology, MS
6/13/2006 MS funding      2003
                                     program URL,
                                     added year
                           6/13/2006 established     2003

This program is
designed to be taken
on a part-time basis. If
students take two
courses in each of the
fall and spring
semesters, one
course in the summer
semester, they can
complete this program
in two years.              6/14/2006 New addition   Jun-06
This program is
designed for working
adults. All classes are
offered in the evening
or on weekends and
some are online.
Classes can be taken
at JHU’s Montgomery
Campus in Rockville,
MD, Applied Physics
Lab (APL) in
Columbia, MD,
Homewood Campus in
Baltimore and online.
Some bioinformatics
classes will only be
offered at certain

                          6/14/2006 New addition   Jun-06
                            6/14/2006 New addition   Jun-06

The degree is
intended as a two-year
program, although a
one-year degree may
be possible for
students with more
extensive prior
training. It is also open
to students
concurrently enrolled
in a doctoral program
at the Bloomberg
School of Public

                            6/14/2006 New addition   Jun-06
6/15/2006 New addition   Jun-06
research laboratory
facilities as well as a
rack-mounted, multi-
node BioCluster Unix
platform named
Clavius (after the
sixteenth century
German Jesuit
Christopher Clavius, a
friend of Galileo), ideal
for intensive

                            6/15/2006 New addition   Jun-06
6/15/2006 New addition   Jun-06

6/15/2006 New addition   Jun-06
Program will be
housed in Grand
Valley State’s new
state-of-the-art Cook-
DeVos Center for
Health Sciences in
downtown Grand
Rapids and contains a
specifically designed
Medical and
Laboratory. Also
located near the Van
Andel Research
Institute, Spectrum
Health, and St. Mary’s
Mercy Medical Center.
These partners in the
scientific healthcare
community and other
businesses have
already given formal
support for internships
and continuing

                          6/15/2006 New addition   Jun-06

                          6/15/2006 New addition   Jun-06
As of April 2006. the
University of Missouri
Board of Curators
approved a proposal
for a new master of
science degree in
bioinformatics at
UMKansas City. The
proposed degree
program now goes to
the Coordinating
Board for Higher
Education for approval.

                          6/15/2006 New addition   Jun-06

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