The program offers a minor in Bioinformatics for students interested in an academic or industrial career in computational biology for analysis of molecular data in health, diseases, environment and/or food research and industry.
To be awarded a minor in Bioinformatics, a student must successfully complete the following 19 credits requirements:
One of the following introductory biology courses (4 credits):
Students are reminded to work out a feasible study plan for the required courses in this minor. In particular, they need to ensure that they have a sufficient number of semesters left in the candidature to complete the courses and to note that BIOL 3600 and BIOL 3601 are only offered once a year.
The elective course must be from outside the student’s declared major.