Queen's University Belfast: Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics

InstitutionQueen's University Belfast View institution profile
Department School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences View department profile
Web http://www.qub.ac.uk/Study/MHLS/PGSol
Study type Taught

Summary

The past decade has seen enormous advances in molecular and biomedical technology resulting in the ‘omics’ revolution.

Bioinformatics covers the application of mathematics, statistics and computing to biological and clinical scenarios. It involves the application and development of algorithms and software to understand and interpret ‘Big Data', which is driving medical research, discovery and practice.

WHAT'S INVOLVED?

You will be looking at clinical and omics data to find complex patterns, which relate to patient response to treatments and prognosis. You will discover results that translate to the real world, through commercialisation or clinical trials to tackle diseases. You will use your vision to find unique solutions to clinical and biological problems, and by the end of the degree you will be ready to work within a multidisciplinary team alongside bioinformaticians, biologists (qub.ac.uk/ccrcb), the Centre for Experimental Medicine (qub.ac.uk/cem), and the Centre for Public Health (qub.ac.uk/cph). This is complemented by guest lectures from industrial and clinical collaborators.

MSc

Queen’s University Belfast
Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Sciences

 

Overview
The Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Sciences at Queen’s University has a reputation for excellence in education and research - a reputation which is reflected in our position in the Top 200 Universities in the World (QS World Rankings 2019).

Our hope is that students from around the world will join with us to both learn and also bring new ideas and approaches to help drive forward our ambitions to enhance and advance life.

Through our education and research, we strive to address some of the world ...

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