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Bioinformatics & Computational Biology

Welcome to the BCB Graduate Program

The most exciting research often lies at the interfaces of multiple disciplines. Interdisciplinary training is required to tackle the most cutting edge problems in genetics, genomics, population biology, mathematical modeling, statistics and computer science.

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology is a highly flexible interdisciplinary graduate program that prepares students to conduct research in academics, health sciences, agriculture, and other industries. The BCB program integrates research and coursework in Computer Sciences, Biological Sciences, and Mathematical Sciences.  Learn more...


BCB Graduate Student Fellowships

Applications Due February 8, 2016.
The Graduate Program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB) is pleased to offer up to five graduate student fellowships for the academic year 2016-2017. These fellowships, which are made possible by funds provided by the Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST) and the BCB Program will provide successful applicants with:

  • A 12 month stipend of $22,000
  • Payment of graduate student fees
  • Payment of annual health insurance
  • Travel funds ($1000) to be used toward attending a scientific conference in the applicant’s field

This fellowship is for one year with competitive renewal for a second year. To be eligible for a second
year of funding the student must submit a progress report together with the renewal application that
documents and explains the progress made toward earning their degree (see instructions).