Suggested Courses

Paths Towards MS in Bioinformatics Based On Academic Background

All track courses are subject to change

Life Science Background Track (Note if thesis you are allowed to register for 9crs cumulatively over several semesters):

Semester I

  • BI 7533 Bioinformatics I: Sequence Analysis, Credits: 3.00 
  • CS 6003 Foundations of Computer Science, Credits: 3.00
  • BI 7543 Bioinformatics II: Protein Structure, Credits: 3.00

Semester II

  • BI 7643 Computational Tools Perl & Bioperl, Credits: 3.00
  • BI 7653 Next Generation Sequence Analysis, Credits: 3.00
  • CS 6083 Principles of Database Systems, Credits: 3.00

Semester III 

  • BI 7553 Bioinformatics III: Functional Prediction, Credits: 3.00;  BI 7583 Guided Studies in Bioinformatics I, Credits: 3.00
  • BI 7633 Microarray Data Analysis, Credits: 3.00
  • BI 7573 Special Topics in “informatics in Chemical and Biological Sciences”, Credits: 3.00

Semester IV

  • BI 7593 Guided Studies in Bioinformatics II, Credits: 3.00;  BI 7843 Molecular Modeling and Simulation, Credits: 3.00; BI 7613 Introduction to Systems Biology, Credits: 3.00

Computer Science / Math / Engineering / Statistics Background track:

Semester I

  • BI 7523 Biological Foundation For Bioinformatics, Credits: 3.00
  • BI 7643 Computational Tools Perl & Bioperl, Credits: 3.00
  • BI 7533 Bioinformatics I: Sequence Analysis, Credits: 3.00

Semester II

  • BI 7543 Bioinformatics II: Protein Structure, Credits: 3.00
  • CS 6083 Principles of Database Systems, Credits: 3.00
  • BI 7653 Next Generation Sequence Analysis, Credits: 3.00 

Semester III 

  • BI 7553 Bioinformatics III: Functional Prediction, Credits: 3.00
  • BI 7633 Microarray Data Analysis, Credits: 3.00
  • BI 7573 Special Topics in “informatics in Chemical and Biological Sciences”, Credits: 3.00;  BI 7843 Molecular Modeling and Simulation, Credits: 3.00;  BI 7613 Introduction to Systems Biology, Credits: 3.00

Semester IV

  • BI 7553 Bioinformatics III: Functional Prediction, Credits: 3.00   

Bioinformatics background track:

Semester I

  • BI 7533 Bioinformatics I: Sequence Analysis, Credits: 3.00
  • BI 7643 Computational Tools Perl & Bioperl, Credits: 3.00
  • CS 6083 Principles of Database Systems, Credits: 3.00

Semester II

  • BI 7543 Bioinformatics II: Protein Structure, Credits: 3.00
  • BI 7653 Next Generation Sequence Analysis, Credits: 3.00
  • BI 7553 Bioinformatics III: Functional Prediction, Credits: 3.00

Semester III

  • BI 7633 Microarray Data Analysis, Credits: 3.00
  • BI 7573 Special Topics in “informatics in Chemical and Biological Sciences”, Credits: 3.00
  • BE 9753 Bioethics Seminar, Credits: 3.00

Semester IV

  • BI 7583 Guided Studies in Bioinformatics I, Credits: 3.00