Master of Engineering in Computational Genomics
Program URL: http://bioemeng.illinois.edu/
Program Type: Master's Degree
Award Conferred: Master of Engineering
Total Number of Credit Hours: 32 Sem. Hr(s).
There is growing need in major employers including pharmaceutical industry, biotech companies, agricultural industry, and numerous emerging startup companies related to personalized genomics. The Computational Genomics concentration develops professionals who require deep knowledge of genomic biology with strong computational skills in preparation for careers in industry, national laboratories, health care industry, medical research and practice.
Our program will provide a combination of data science education (statistical inference, data wrangling, computer algorithms and programming, machine learning, and data management) within the context of real-world biomedical problem. In addition to scientific problem-solving skills, the program will also train students to become bioinformatics professionals with business proficiency such as project management, team building, and communications experience in a team-based working environment.
Department of Bioengineering
1102 Everitt Lab, MC 278
1406 W. Green St.
Urbana, IL 61801-
Phone: (217) 333-8163