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==Hong Kong==
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Raymond Lau drew my attention to the [http://www.hku.hk/bruhk/education.html Bachelor of Science degree] in [http://www.hku.hk/bruhk/ bioinformatics] at the [http://www.hku.hk/ University of Hong Kong].
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The [http://www.hku.hk/bruhk/education.html Bachelor of Science degree] in [http://www.hku.hk/bruhk/ bioinformatics] at the [http://www.hku.hk/ University of Hong Kong].
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====India====
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==India==
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Niranjan Swaroop Sharma wrote to tell me about the [http://www.bioinformaticscentre.org/ Bioinformatics Institute of India] which is offering [http://www.bioinformaticscentre.org/page/academic_program/index.asp a whole range of bioinformatics programmes] and qualifications in both regular and distance learning formats. I would have reported on this earlier, but have not been able to view the site in [http://www.mozilla.org/ Mozilla]. I finally viewed the site using [http://www.konqueror.org/ Konqueror] today (24Jul03). Perhaps some tinkering with the ASP code is needed there...
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[http://www.ibab.ac.in Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB)] is offering a whole range of [http://www.ibab.ac.in/prog_bioinformatics.html Bioinformatics], [http://www.ibab.ac.in/prog_biotechniques.html Biotechniques], [http://www.ibab.ac.in/prog_cheminformatics.html Cheminformatics], [http://www.ibab.ac.in/prog_ados.html Organic Synthesis] programs. The Courses offered are [http://www.ibab.ac.in/prog_bioinformatics.html Post graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics], [http://www.ibab.ac.in/prog_biotechniques.html Post graduate Diploma in Biotechniques], [http://www.ibab.ac.in/prog_cheminformatics.html Post graduate Diploma in Cheminformatics], [http://www.ibab.ac.in/prog_ados.html Advance Diploma in Organic Synthesis] with a 100% placement opportunity.
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The [http://www.bioinformaticscentre.org/ Bioinformatics Institute of India] is offering [http://www.bioinformaticscentre.org/page/academic_program/index.asp a whole range of bioinformatics programmes] and qualifications in both regular and distance learning formats.
The Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore has a [http://www.physics.iisc.ernet.in/~dichome/pe.htm Bioinformatics Centre] which offers a PhD in the subject and takes masters students from the [http://www.serc.iisc.ernet.in/admissions/msc.htm SERC] department.
The Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore has a [http://www.physics.iisc.ernet.in/~dichome/pe.htm Bioinformatics Centre] which offers a PhD in the subject and takes masters students from the [http://www.serc.iisc.ernet.in/admissions/msc.htm SERC] department.
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Vaibhav Sinha wrote to tell me that the [http://www.ibab.ac.in/ Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology] (IBAB) in Bangalore is offering bioinformatics [http://www.ibab.ac.in/pgcourse.htm#admission courses].
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The [http://www.ibab.ac.in/ Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology] (IBAB) in Bangalore is offering bioinformatics [http://www.ibab.ac.in/pgcourse.htm#admission courses].
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According to Rahul Agrawal, the [http://www.iitd.ernet.in/ Indian Institute of Technology Delhi], New Delhi provides courses in [http://www.iitd.ac.in/acad/deptcntr/beb/courses.html Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology]. He adds that another branch of the Institute, [http://www.iitkgp.ernet.in/ IIT Kharagpur] also provides various courses [http://www.iitkgp.ernet.in/departments/home.php?deptcode=BT in this area].
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The [http://www.iitd.ernet.in/ Indian Institute of Technology Delhi], New Delhi provides courses in [http://www.iitd.ac.in/acad/deptcntr/beb/courses.html Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology]. Another branch of the Institute, [http://www.iitkgp.ernet.in/ IIT Kharagpur], also provides various courses [http://www.iitkgp.ernet.in/departments/home.php?deptcode=BT in this area].
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There is an [http://202.41.10.34/dip.html Advanced (Graduate) Diploma in Bioinformatics] in the [http://202.41.10.34/ Bioinformatics Centre] at the [http://bic.jnu.ac.in/ Jawaharlal Nehru University].
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There is an [http://ccbb.jnu.ac.in/education.html Advanced (PostGraduate) Diploma in Bioinformatics] and PhD (Bioinformatics) in the [http://ccbb.jnu.ac.in/ Centre for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics] at the [http://www.jnu.ac.in/ Jawaharlal Nehru University].
[http://www.mkuniversity.org/ Madurai Kamaraj University] in Madurai, India claims to have been the first in the country to initiate a bioinformatics programme and advanced diploma in bioinformatics at its [http://www.biotechmku.org/ School of Biotechnology]
[http://www.mkuniversity.org/ Madurai Kamaraj University] in Madurai, India claims to have been the first in the country to initiate a bioinformatics programme and advanced diploma in bioinformatics at its [http://www.biotechmku.org/ School of Biotechnology]
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Risabh Bhandari writes to say:
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The recently rechristened [http://www.cbt.res.in/ CBT (Center for Biochemical Technology)] [link dead 13Nov02] which is a [http://www.csir.res.in/ CSIR] Lab [in New] Delhi has started a [http://www.informatics.co.in/bioinformatics.htm PG Diploma in Bioinformatics] in association with Informatics institute. The course covers a large area in the field with [its] primary focus on computational and programming concepts. The course is 6 months in duration, [and] conducted at the national Head office of [the] Informatics institute.
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<blockquote> "The recently rechristened [http://www.cbt.res.in/ CBT (Center for Biochemical Technology)] [link dead 13Nov02] which is a [http://www.csir.res.in/ CSIR] Lab [in New] Delhi has started a [http://www.informatics.co.in/bioinformatics.htm PG Diploma in Bioinformatics] in association with Informatics institute. The course covers a large area in the field with [its] primary focus on computational and programming concepts. The course is 6 months in duration, [and] conducted at the national Head office of [the] Informatics institute." </blockquote>
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The University of Pune, Maharashtra offers its [http://bioinfo.ernet.in/courses/IndexMSC.html MSc. in Bioinformatics] and [http://bioinfo.ernet.in/courses/IndexADB.html Advanced Diploma in Bioinformatics] at the [http://bioinfo.ernet.in/ Bioinformatics Centre], India.
The University of Pune, Maharashtra offers its [http://bioinfo.ernet.in/courses/IndexMSC.html MSc. in Bioinformatics] and [http://bioinfo.ernet.in/courses/IndexADB.html Advanced Diploma in Bioinformatics] at the [http://bioinfo.ernet.in/ Bioinformatics Centre], India.
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Uma Paresmeswaran wrote to say that [http://www.sastra.edu/ SASTRA], which is based near Trichy, Tamil Nadu, will be offering a [http://www.sastra.edu/scbio/biocourse.htm B.Tech.Programme in Bioinformatics] from 2003/2004, the first institute in India offering this course at the undergraduate level?
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[http://www.sastra.edu/ SASTRA], which is based near Trichy, Tamil Nadu, will be offering a [http://www.sastra.edu/scbio/biocourse.htm B.Tech.Programme in Bioinformatics] from 2003/2004, the first institute in India offering this course at the undergraduate level.
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There is, according to Aditi Arur, an [http://www.miteindia.com/ MSc distance education program in Bioinformatics], offered by Sikkim Manipal University India.
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[http://www.smude.edu.in/ Sikkim Manipal University ] offeres MSc & Post Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics through distance education program.
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====Malaysia====
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==Iran==
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Dr Amir Feisal Merican wrote to say that the Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, [http://www.um.edu.my/ University of Malaya], Kuala Lumpur, is offering a [http://www.um.edu.my/FS/Programs.htm#17 BSc (Bioinformatics) undergraduate degree programme]. Yam confirmed this that this degree has been taught for 3 years.
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The [http://www.bioinformatics.ir/ Bioinformatics Center of Excellence] is offering [http://learning.bioinformatics.ir wide range of bioinformatics coursewares online].
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Hazmy Iman wrote to say that the School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Faculty of Science and Technology, [http://www.ukm.my/ National University of Malaysia (UKM)] offers an [http://pkukmweb.ukm.my/~fst/ENGLISH/undergrad/undergrad.htm/ undergraduate degree programme in Bioinformatics]. The programme is taught both in English and Malay language (depends on the course).
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The [http://www.Bio-IT.org Institute of Bio-IT] is offering short courses and seminars in bioinformatics, chemioinformatics, biomedical informatics, etc.
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The [http://bioinformatics.ut.ac.ir Bioinformatics Center of University of Tehran] is offering a PhD in bioinformatics.
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Thanks to Abdul Hameed for pointing out that two universities in Pakistan---[http://www.ciit.edu.pk/ COMSATS Institute of Technology] and the [http://www.jinnah.edu.pk/  Mohammad Ali Jinnah University]---will be offer four-year Bachelor of Sciences degrees in bioinformatics from September 2003.
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==Malaysia==
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====Singapore====
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The Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, [http://www.um.edu.my/ University of Malaya], Kuala Lumpur, is offering a [http://www.um.edu.my/FS/Programs.htm#17 BSc (Bioinformatics) undergraduate degree programme]. This degree has been taught for 3 years.
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The School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Faculty of Science and Technology, [http://www.ukm.my/ National University of Malaysia (UKM)] offers an [http://pkukmweb.ukm.my/~fst/ENGLISH/undergrad/undergrad.htm/ undergraduate degree programme in Bioinformatics]. The programme is taught both in English and Malay language (depends on the course).
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The [http://www.uvas.edu.pk] University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore offers [http://www.uvas.edu.pk/admission/undergraduate/bioinformatics/default.aspx Undergraduate programme].
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The [http://www.iiu.edu.pk/]  International Islamic University, Islamabad offers [http://my.iiu.edu.pk/Faculties/BasicAppliedSciences/AcademicProgrammes/BSBioInformatics/tabid/97/Default.aspx BS(four years)] and [http://my.iiu.edu.pk/Faculties/BasicAppliedSciences/AcademicProgrammes/MSBioInformatics/tabid/111/Default.aspx MS(two years)]programmes. By Haider Ali BS(Hons) in Biotechnology [From http://www.uom.edu.pk University of Malakand]  of Nagoha Swat.
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Two Private universities in Pakistan---[http://www.ciit.edu.pk/ COMSATS Institute of Technology] and the [http://www.jinnah.edu.pk/  Mohammad Ali Jinnah University]---will be offer four-year Bachelor of Sciences degrees in bioinformatics from September 2003.
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==Singapore==
The [http://www.bic.nus.edu.sg/ Bioinformatics Centre] of the [http://www.nus.edu.sg/ National University of Singapore] offers [http://www.bic.nus.edu.sg/education.shtml Undergraduate and PhD programmes] in conjunction with the life sciences departments and research institutions at NUS.
The [http://www.bic.nus.edu.sg/ Bioinformatics Centre] of the [http://www.nus.edu.sg/ National University of Singapore] offers [http://www.bic.nus.edu.sg/education.shtml Undergraduate and PhD programmes] in conjunction with the life sciences departments and research institutions at NUS.
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Lam Ah Wah wrote to tell me that the [http://gemsweb.ntu.edu.sg/ Nanyang Technological University] (NTU) starts a BioInformatics undergraduate and part-time post-graduate MSc course in Jul 2002. Be warned: their Web site has hideous frame/window based "portal" which breaks half a dozen rules of good interface design. Chua Hian Koon managed to find a [http://www.ntu.edu.sg/sce/ better link], and I browsed from there to the syllabus [http://www.ntu.edu.sg/sce/msc-bioinformatics-intro.htm here].
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The [http://www.ntu.edu.sg/sce/ Nanyang Technological University] (NTU) starts a BioInformatics undergraduate and part-time post-graduate MSc course in Jul 2002 ([http://sce.ntu.edu.sg/CurrentStudents/Graduate/Pages/msc-bioinformatics-intro.aspx syllabus]).
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The [http://www.uvas.edu.pk] University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore offers [http://www.uvas.edu.pk/admission/undergraduate/bioinformatics/default.aspx Undergraduate programme].
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The [http://www.iiu.edu.pk/]  International Islamic University, Islamabad offers [http://my.iiu.edu.pk/Faculties/BasicAppliedSciences/AcademicProgrammes/BSBioInformatics/tabid/97/Default.aspx BS(four years)] and [http://my.iiu.edu.pk/Faculties/BasicAppliedSciences/AcademicProgrammes/MSBioInformatics/tabid/111/Default.aspx MS(two years)]programmes. By Haider Ali BS(Hons) in Biotechnology [From http://www.uom.edu.pk University of Malakand]  of Nagoha Swat.
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Two Private universities in Pakistan---[http://www.ciit.edu.pk/ COMSATS Institute of Technology] and the [http://www.jinnah.edu.pk/  Mohammad Ali Jinnah University]---will be offer four-year Bachelor of Sciences degrees in bioinformatics from September 2003.
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==See also==
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If you know of any other bioinformatics courses is Asia please feel free to [/sendmessage.php?toaddress=counsell_maillink_bioinformatics.org  mail] me about them.
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* [[Education in Africa]]
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* [[Education in the Americas]]
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* [[Education in Australia]]
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* [[Education in Europe]]
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* [[Distance or correspondence courses]]
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* [[Bioinformatics FAQ]]

Latest revision as of 23:32, 23 August 2011

Contents

Hong Kong

The Bachelor of Science degree in bioinformatics at the University of Hong Kong.

India

Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB) is offering a whole range of Bioinformatics, Biotechniques, Cheminformatics, Organic Synthesis programs. The Courses offered are Post graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics, Post graduate Diploma in Biotechniques, Post graduate Diploma in Cheminformatics, Advance Diploma in Organic Synthesis with a 100% placement opportunity.

The Bioinformatics Institute of India is offering a whole range of bioinformatics programmes and qualifications in both regular and distance learning formats.

The Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore has a Bioinformatics Centre which offers a PhD in the subject and takes masters students from the SERC department.

The Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB) in Bangalore is offering bioinformatics courses.

The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi provides courses in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Another branch of the Institute, IIT Kharagpur, also provides various courses in this area.

There is an Advanced (PostGraduate) Diploma in Bioinformatics and PhD (Bioinformatics) in the Centre for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics at the Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Madurai Kamaraj University in Madurai, India claims to have been the first in the country to initiate a bioinformatics programme and advanced diploma in bioinformatics at its School of Biotechnology

The recently rechristened CBT (Center for Biochemical Technology) [link dead 13Nov02] which is a CSIR Lab [in New] Delhi has started a PG Diploma in Bioinformatics in association with Informatics institute. The course covers a large area in the field with [its] primary focus on computational and programming concepts. The course is 6 months in duration, [and] conducted at the national Head office of [the] Informatics institute.

The University of Pune, Maharashtra offers its MSc. in Bioinformatics and Advanced Diploma in Bioinformatics at the Bioinformatics Centre, India.

SASTRA, which is based near Trichy, Tamil Nadu, will be offering a B.Tech.Programme in Bioinformatics from 2003/2004, the first institute in India offering this course at the undergraduate level.

Sikkim Manipal University offeres MSc & Post Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics through distance education program.

Iran

The Bioinformatics Center of Excellence is offering wide range of bioinformatics coursewares online.

The Institute of Bio-IT is offering short courses and seminars in bioinformatics, chemioinformatics, biomedical informatics, etc.

The Bioinformatics Center of University of Tehran is offering a PhD in bioinformatics.

Malaysia

The Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, is offering a BSc (Bioinformatics) undergraduate degree programme. This degree has been taught for 3 years.

The School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Faculty of Science and Technology, National University of Malaysia (UKM) offers an undergraduate degree programme in Bioinformatics. The programme is taught both in English and Malay language (depends on the course).

Pakistan

The [1] University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore offers Undergraduate programme.

The [2] International Islamic University, Islamabad offers BS(four years) and MS(two years)programmes. By Haider Ali BS(Hons) in Biotechnology [From http://www.uom.edu.pk University of Malakand] of Nagoha Swat.

Two Private universities in Pakistan---COMSATS Institute of Technology and the Mohammad Ali Jinnah University---will be offer four-year Bachelor of Sciences degrees in bioinformatics from September 2003.

Singapore

The Bioinformatics Centre of the National University of Singapore offers Undergraduate and PhD programmes in conjunction with the life sciences departments and research institutions at NUS.

The Nanyang Technological University (NTU) starts a BioInformatics undergraduate and part-time post-graduate MSc course in Jul 2002 (syllabus).

Pakistan

The [3] University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore offers Undergraduate programme.

The [4] International Islamic University, Islamabad offers BS(four years) and MS(two years)programmes. By Haider Ali BS(Hons) in Biotechnology [From http://www.uom.edu.pk University of Malakand] of Nagoha Swat.

Two Private universities in Pakistan---COMSATS Institute of Technology and the Mohammad Ali Jinnah University---will be offer four-year Bachelor of Sciences degrees in bioinformatics from September 2003.

See also

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