Master of Science in the Field of Bioinformatics and Molecular Biochemistry

The master of science in the field of bioinformatics and molecular biochemistry degree program includes tracks in biochemistry and bioinformatics. Students may choose between thesis or non-thesis options and between a one- or two-year program. The program combines a rigorous curriculum covering contemporary issues, with hands-on experience in a multiple laboratories and research initiatives. I addition, students may partially create their own program through elective courses.

Visit the School of Medicine and Health Sciences website for more information regarding the biochemistry and bioinformatics tracks.

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.

Required
BIOC 6221Proteins, Pathways, and Human Health
BIOC 6222Biochemical Genetics and Medicine
BIOC 6223Bioinformatics
BIOC 6227Biochemistry Seminar (taken twice for a total of 2 credits)
Required for bioinformatics track
BIOC 6236Medical Genomics
BIOC 6237Proteomics and Biomarkers
BIOC 6240Next Generation Sequencing
Required for biochemistry track
BIOC 6224Molecular Biology and Protein Methods
BIOC 6260Analytic Methods for Lipids and Carbohydrates
Electives and thesis
Non-thesis option: 13 credits in elective courses.
Thesis option: BIOC 6998, BIOC 6999, and 7 credits in elective courses.

Students who wish to pursue the thesis option should contact the departent for details.