Bioinformatics is the managing of large amounts of biological information generated from research using advanced computational methods and programs.
- Are you fascinated by the stuff of life?
- Do you enjoy working with and programming computers?
- Do you want to learn how to simplify and organize large amounts of data?
- Do you want to study biology, computer science, chemistry, mathematics and statistics and learn how they fit together?
Then a specialist in bioinformatics is for you!
Which subjects apply to bioinformatics?
Biology: The study of the genome
Computer Science: Learning how to design databases and how data is structured
Statistics: Probability and how to design appropriate experiments
Mathematics: From introduction to Mathematical Proofs to Introduction to Non-linear Dynamics and Chaos
Chemistry: Biochemistry and bioenergetics