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====Canada====
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==Canada==
The [http://www.ualberta.ca/ University of Alberta] offers four-year [http://www.biology.ualberta.ca/programs/undergraduate/index.php?Page=730 Biology] or [http://www.cs.ualberta.ca/programs/undergraduate/BSc.Bioinformatics.php Computer Science] degrees with a specialization in bioinformatics. The [http://www.cs.ualberta.ca/ Faculty of Computer Science] there offers Master's and PhD training in bioinformatics.
The [http://www.ualberta.ca/ University of Alberta] offers four-year [http://www.biology.ualberta.ca/programs/undergraduate/index.php?Page=730 Biology] or [http://www.cs.ualberta.ca/programs/undergraduate/BSc.Bioinformatics.php Computer Science] degrees with a specialization in bioinformatics. The [http://www.cs.ualberta.ca/ Faculty of Computer Science] there offers Master's and PhD training in bioinformatics.
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The [http://www.uwaterloo.ca/ University of Waterloo], [http://www.cs.uwaterloo.ca/ Department of Computer Science] offers [http://www.cs.uwaterloo.ca/undergrad/handbook/program/hon_CS-BioInf.html  undergraduate] and [http://monod.uwaterloo.ca//grad.php3 graduate] courses in bioinformatics. More information is [http://www.science.uwaterloo.ca/ustudent/bioinformatics.html  here].
The [http://www.uwaterloo.ca/ University of Waterloo], [http://www.cs.uwaterloo.ca/ Department of Computer Science] offers [http://www.cs.uwaterloo.ca/undergrad/handbook/program/hon_CS-BioInf.html  undergraduate] and [http://monod.uwaterloo.ca//grad.php3 graduate] courses in bioinformatics. More information is [http://www.science.uwaterloo.ca/ustudent/bioinformatics.html  here].
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==California==
The [http://www.kgi.edu/ Keck Graduate Institute] claims that [http://www.kgi.edu/mbs/cur_courses.htm#03 computational biology] is a core element of the curriculum in its [http://www.kgi.edu/mbs/mbs.htm Master of Bioscience] degree.
The [http://www.kgi.edu/ Keck Graduate Institute] claims that [http://www.kgi.edu/mbs/cur_courses.htm#03 computational biology] is a core element of the curriculum in its [http://www.kgi.edu/mbs/mbs.htm Master of Bioscience] degree.
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The [http://www.ucsc.edu/ University of California, Santa Cruz] offers [http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/programs/bioinformatics/undergraduate/index.html a new undergraduate BS course] in [http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/programs/bioinformatics/  bioinformatics]. They have a [http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/programs/bioinformatics/undergraduate/faq.html Frequently Asked Questions]. Now they also offer an [http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/programs/bioinformatics/graduate/ MS/PhD] in Bioinformatics.
The [http://www.ucsc.edu/ University of California, Santa Cruz] offers [http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/programs/bioinformatics/undergraduate/index.html a new undergraduate BS course] in [http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/programs/bioinformatics/  bioinformatics]. They have a [http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/programs/bioinformatics/undergraduate/faq.html Frequently Asked Questions]. Now they also offer an [http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/programs/bioinformatics/graduate/ MS/PhD] in Bioinformatics.
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==Connecticut==
[http://www.yale.edu/ Yale University] offers a [http://info.med.yale.edu/bbs/biocom.html Bioinformatics and Computational Biology] [http://info.med.yale.edu/bbs/biocom/intro.html track] as part of its combined [http://info.med.yale.edu/bbs/biocom.html Biological and Biomedical Sciences graduate programme].
[http://www.yale.edu/ Yale University] offers a [http://info.med.yale.edu/bbs/biocom.html Bioinformatics and Computational Biology] [http://info.med.yale.edu/bbs/biocom/intro.html track] as part of its combined [http://info.med.yale.edu/bbs/biocom.html Biological and Biomedical Sciences graduate programme].
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==Georgia==
[http://www.gatech.edu/ Georgia Institute of Technology] [http://www.biology.gatech.edu/bioinformatics/Welcome.html Masters of Science in Bioinformatics]
[http://www.gatech.edu/ Georgia Institute of Technology] [http://www.biology.gatech.edu/bioinformatics/Welcome.html Masters of Science in Bioinformatics]
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==Indiana==
[http://www.iupui.edu/ IUPUI] offers an [http://informatics.iupui.edu/degrees/msbioinfo.shtml MS] programme in Bioinformatics.
[http://www.iupui.edu/ IUPUI] offers an [http://informatics.iupui.edu/degrees/msbioinfo.shtml MS] programme in Bioinformatics.
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[http://www.indiana.edu/ Indiana University] also offers an [http://marmot.bio.indiana.edu/~gilbertd/bioinformatics/ MS] programme in [http://cgb.indiana.edu/bioinformatics/ Bioinformatics].
[http://www.indiana.edu/ Indiana University] also offers an [http://marmot.bio.indiana.edu/~gilbertd/bioinformatics/ MS] programme in [http://cgb.indiana.edu/bioinformatics/ Bioinformatics].
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==Illinois==
[http://depaul.edu DePaul University] school of [http://www.cti.depaul.edu Computer Science(CTI)] offers degrees in Computer Science and Software Engineering that can incorporate a sequence in [http://facweb.cti.depaul.edu/bioinformatics Bioinformatics].
[http://depaul.edu DePaul University] school of [http://www.cti.depaul.edu Computer Science(CTI)] offers degrees in Computer Science and Software Engineering that can incorporate a sequence in [http://facweb.cti.depaul.edu/bioinformatics Bioinformatics].
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==Iowa==
[http://www.iastate.edu/ Iowa State University] offers an Interdisciplinary [http://www.bcb.iastate.edu/ Ph.D. Program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB)].
[http://www.iastate.edu/ Iowa State University] offers an Interdisciplinary [http://www.bcb.iastate.edu/ Ph.D. Program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB)].
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==Maine==
The [http://www.jax.org/ Jackson Lab], a World centre of mouse genome informatics offers a [http://www.jax.org/education/predoc.html graduate training program].
The [http://www.jax.org/ Jackson Lab], a World centre of mouse genome informatics offers a [http://www.jax.org/education/predoc.html graduate training program].
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==Massachusetts==
[http://bioinfo.bu.edu/ Boston University] offers a [http://bioinfo.bu.edu/gradprogram/masters.shtml graduate programme] and [http://www.bioinformatics.neu.edu/courses.html so does] its partner [http://www.northeastern.edu/ North Eastern University]. North Eastern also offers a [http://www.ace.neu.edu/programs/typ_grad_bio.cfm Graduate Certificate] in the subject.
[http://bioinfo.bu.edu/ Boston University] offers a [http://bioinfo.bu.edu/gradprogram/masters.shtml graduate programme] and [http://www.bioinformatics.neu.edu/courses.html so does] its partner [http://www.northeastern.edu/ North Eastern University]. North Eastern also offers a [http://www.ace.neu.edu/programs/typ_grad_bio.cfm Graduate Certificate] in the subject.
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[http://www.cs.uml.edu/ The Department of Computer Science] at UMass Lowell offers various degrees from Bachelor's through to PhD. level in [http://genome.uml.edu Computer Science with Bioinformatics] options.
[http://www.cs.uml.edu/ The Department of Computer Science] at UMass Lowell offers various degrees from Bachelor's through to PhD. level in [http://genome.uml.edu Computer Science with Bioinformatics] options.
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==Mexico==
At the National Autonomous University of Mexico a [http://itzamna.cifn.unam.mx/iv_education/education.htm  doctoral] program in biomedical sciences is available. Their Computational Molecular Biology Group is [http://itzamna.cifn.unam.mx/Computational_Biology/computational_molecular_biology.htm  here].
At the National Autonomous University of Mexico a [http://itzamna.cifn.unam.mx/iv_education/education.htm  doctoral] program in biomedical sciences is available. Their Computational Molecular Biology Group is [http://itzamna.cifn.unam.mx/Computational_Biology/computational_molecular_biology.htm  here].
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==Minnesota==
[http://www.umn.edu/ The University of Minnesota] offers a [http://www.binf.umn.edu/ graduate minor in bioinformatics].
[http://www.umn.edu/ The University of Minnesota] offers a [http://www.binf.umn.edu/ graduate minor in bioinformatics].
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==Nebraska==
The University of Nebraska Lincoln offers an [http://bioinfolab.unl.edu/unlbioinfo/specialization/index.html Interdisciplinary Bioinformatics Specialization].
The University of Nebraska Lincoln offers an [http://bioinfolab.unl.edu/unlbioinfo/specialization/index.html Interdisciplinary Bioinformatics Specialization].
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The Graduate Program of the Pathology-Microbiology Department at the [http://www.unmc.edu/ University of Nebraska Medical Center] ([http://www.ist.unomaha.edu/ University of Nebraska at Omaha]) offers a [http://www.ist.unomaha.edu/bioinformatics/default.htm specialty track in bioinformatics].
The Graduate Program of the Pathology-Microbiology Department at the [http://www.unmc.edu/ University of Nebraska Medical Center] ([http://www.ist.unomaha.edu/ University of Nebraska at Omaha]) offers a [http://www.ist.unomaha.edu/bioinformatics/default.htm specialty track in bioinformatics].
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==New Jersey==
[http://www.stevens-tech.edu/ Stevens Institute of Technology] offers a Master's programme in Bioinformatics.
[http://www.stevens-tech.edu/ Stevens Institute of Technology] offers a Master's programme in Bioinformatics.
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[http://www.ramapo.edu/ Ramapo College] in New Jersey is the only school in New Jersey offering [http://www.ramapo.edu/catalog_03_04/academicPrograms/TAS/bioinfo.html a Bachelor's degree in bioinformatics].
[http://www.ramapo.edu/ Ramapo College] in New Jersey is the only school in New Jersey offering [http://www.ramapo.edu/catalog_03_04/academicPrograms/TAS/bioinfo.html a Bachelor's degree in bioinformatics].
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==New York State==
[http://www.buffalo.edu/ The University at Buffalo] has been involved in establishing a "[http://www.bioinformatics.buffalo.edu/ Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics]". It used to a range of courses in bioinformatics and related subjects, but all the course links seem to be dead now.
[http://www.buffalo.edu/ The University at Buffalo] has been involved in establishing a "[http://www.bioinformatics.buffalo.edu/ Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics]". It used to a range of courses in bioinformatics and related subjects, but all the course links seem to be dead now.
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The College of Staten Island, part of the City University of New York also [http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/~davis/Bioinfo_326/ offers a challenging program in bioinformatics].
The College of Staten Island, part of the City University of New York also [http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/~davis/Bioinfo_326/ offers a challenging program in bioinformatics].
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==North Carolina==
[http://www.unc.edu/ Duke University]'s [http://bioinformatics.duke.edu/ Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology] offers various [http://bioinformatics.duke.edu/programs.htm bioinformatics programmes].
[http://www.unc.edu/ Duke University]'s [http://bioinformatics.duke.edu/ Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology] offers various [http://bioinformatics.duke.edu/programs.htm bioinformatics programmes].
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[http://www.unc.edu/ The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill] offers a programme in [http://bioinfo.unc.edu/ Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB)].
[http://www.unc.edu/ The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill] offers a programme in [http://bioinfo.unc.edu/ Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB)].
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==Ohio==
There is a relatively new Biomedical Informatics program in Ohio. (I'm entering the program in a few months). Though [http://medicine.osu.edu/Informatics/ the department] stands alone, it is in the [http://medicine.osu.edu/ College of Medicine] at the [http://www.osumedcenter.edu/ Ohio State Medical Center]. Entrance is offered through a new [http://www.ibgp.org/ Integrated Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program].
There is a relatively new Biomedical Informatics program in Ohio. (I'm entering the program in a few months). Though [http://medicine.osu.edu/Informatics/ the department] stands alone, it is in the [http://medicine.osu.edu/ College of Medicine] at the [http://www.osumedcenter.edu/ Ohio State Medical Center]. Entrance is offered through a new [http://www.ibgp.org/ Integrated Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program].
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==Pennsylvania==
The [http://www.upenn.edu/ University of Pennsylvania] offers some of the [http://www.pcbi.upenn.edu/education.php best known and longest established bioinformatics programmes] at Batchelor's, Master's and PhD levels. Georgetown University is [http://www.georgetown.edu/grad/taskforces/tf-bioinfostat.html planning bioinformatics courses] too.
The [http://www.upenn.edu/ University of Pennsylvania] offers some of the [http://www.pcbi.upenn.edu/education.php best known and longest established bioinformatics programmes] at Batchelor's, Master's and PhD levels. Georgetown University is [http://www.georgetown.edu/grad/taskforces/tf-bioinfostat.html planning bioinformatics courses] too.
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==Texas==
The [http://www.utep.edu/ University of Texas, El Paso] offers a [http://www.bioinformatics.utep.edu/programdesc.htm Master's in] [http://www.bioinformatics.utep.edu/ Bioinformatics].
The [http://www.utep.edu/ University of Texas, El Paso] offers a [http://www.bioinformatics.utep.edu/programdesc.htm Master's in] [http://www.bioinformatics.utep.edu/ Bioinformatics].
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[http://www.tamu.edu/ Texas A&M University] at Corpus Christi is currently offering a BS computer science degree in bioinformatics.
[http://www.tamu.edu/ Texas A&M University] at Corpus Christi is currently offering a BS computer science degree in bioinformatics.
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==Virginia==
[http://www.gmu.edu/ George Mason University] offers both [http://www.ib3.gmu.edu/ms.html M.S.] and [http://www.ib3.gmu.edu/phd.html PhD.] programmes in [http://www.ib3.gmu.edu/ Bioinformatics].
[http://www.gmu.edu/ George Mason University] offers both [http://www.ib3.gmu.edu/ms.html M.S.] and [http://www.ib3.gmu.edu/phd.html PhD.] programmes in [http://www.ib3.gmu.edu/ Bioinformatics].
The [http://www.vt.edu/ Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University]'s [http://www.vbi.vt.edu/ Bioinformatics Institute] offers [http://graduate.bioinformatics.vt.edu/ graduate options] in [http://www.bioinformatics.vt.edu/ Bioinformatics].
The [http://www.vt.edu/ Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University]'s [http://www.vbi.vt.edu/ Bioinformatics Institute] offers [http://graduate.bioinformatics.vt.edu/ graduate options] in [http://www.bioinformatics.vt.edu/ Bioinformatics].
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== See also ==
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* [[Education in Africa]]
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* [[Education in Asia]]
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* [[Education in Australia]]
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* [[Education in the Europe]]

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Canada

The University of Alberta offers four-year Biology or Computer Science degrees with a specialization in bioinformatics. The Faculty of Computer Science there offers Master's and PhD training in bioinformatics.

Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia are collaborating on a new Bioinformatics training program with the British Columbia Cancer Agency. The program offers post-graduate diploma, Master's, and PhD training in Bioinformatics. Now Simon Fraser University also offers a joint major programme in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry (MBB) and Computer Science in Bioinformatics.

Seneca College, Toronto offers a post-graduate diploma in Bioinformatics.

From 2003/2004 the University of Calgary will offer a bioinformatics programme.

The University of Waterloo, Department of Computer Science offers undergraduate and graduate courses in bioinformatics. More information is here.

California

The Keck Graduate Institute claims that computational biology is a core element of the curriculum in its Master of Bioscience degree.

Stanford University offers academic and professional (distance-learning) MSs in Biomedical Bioinformatics as well as its PhD programme.

The University of California at San Diego offers a Bioinformatics graduate programme and there is now a new bachelor's program. This is an undergraduate, interdisciplinary program for undergraduates leading to a B.S. degree. The new Bioinformatics major is offered by the Division of Biology, and the departments of Chemistry/Biochemistry, Computer Science and Engineering, and Bioengineering. A student may choose to major in Bioinformatics in any one of the four departments or division. The Division of Biology currently offers two Bioinformatics courses, and with the advent of the cross-disicplinary major, even more courses are going to be taught 2002-03 and 2003-04.

University of California, Irvine Informatics in Biology and Medicine

The College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at the University of California, Riverside is developing a "Center in Genomics and Bioinformatics" which will offer a PhD curriculum in genomics and bioinformatics from academic year 2001-2002 onwards.

The University of California, Santa Cruz offers a new undergraduate BS course in bioinformatics. They have a Frequently Asked Questions. Now they also offer an MS/PhD in Bioinformatics.

Connecticut

Yale University offers a Bioinformatics and Computational Biology track as part of its combined Biological and Biomedical Sciences graduate programme.

Georgia

Georgia Institute of Technology Masters of Science in Bioinformatics

Indiana

IUPUI offers an MS programme in Bioinformatics.

Indiana University also offers an MS programme in Bioinformatics.

Illinois

DePaul University school of Computer Science(CTI) offers degrees in Computer Science and Software Engineering that can incorporate a sequence in Bioinformatics.

Iowa

Iowa State University offers an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB).

Maine

The Jackson Lab, a World centre of mouse genome informatics offers a graduate training program.

Massachusetts

Boston University offers a graduate programme and so does its partner North Eastern University. North Eastern also offers a Graduate Certificate in the subject.

Brandeis University offers both a Master of Science in Bioinformatics and a Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics.

The Department of Computer Science at UMass Lowell offers various degrees from Bachelor's through to PhD. level in Computer Science with Bioinformatics options.

Mexico

At the National Autonomous University of Mexico a doctoral program in biomedical sciences is available. Their Computational Molecular Biology Group is here.

Minnesota

The University of Minnesota offers a graduate minor in bioinformatics.

Nebraska

The University of Nebraska Lincoln offers an Interdisciplinary Bioinformatics Specialization.

The Graduate Program of the Pathology-Microbiology Department at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (University of Nebraska at Omaha) offers a specialty track in bioinformatics.

New Jersey

Stevens Institute of Technology offers a Master's programme in Bioinformatics.

The University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey (UMDNJ) offers a programme in biomedical informatics.

Ramapo College in New Jersey is the only school in New Jersey offering a Bachelor's degree in bioinformatics.

New York State

The University at Buffalo has been involved in establishing a "Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics". It used to a range of courses in bioinformatics and related subjects, but all the course links seem to be dead now.

Canisius College---also in Buffalo, NY---has had a state-approved B.S. in Bioinformatics since 2001.

Cornell and Rockefeller Universities, together with the Sloan-Kettering Research Institute offer a "Tri-institutional program in Computational Biology and Medicine".

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute offers both undergraduate and graduate programmes in bioinformatics

Rochester Institute of Technology offers BS MS and BS/MS programmes in Bioinformatics.

The College of Staten Island, part of the City University of New York also offers a challenging program in bioinformatics.

North Carolina

Duke University's Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology offers various bioinformatics programmes.

The North Carolina State University Statistical Genetics and Bioinformatics Program offers Master's Bioinformatics and PhDs in bioinformatics.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers a programme in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB).

Ohio

There is a relatively new Biomedical Informatics program in Ohio. (I'm entering the program in a few months). Though the department stands alone, it is in the College of Medicine at the Ohio State Medical Center. Entrance is offered through a new Integrated Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program.

Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania offers some of the best known and longest established bioinformatics programmes at Batchelor's, Master's and PhD levels. Georgetown University is planning bioinformatics courses too.

Texas

The University of Texas, El Paso offers a Master's in Bioinformatics.

The Keck Center for Computational Biology---a joint venture of Baylor College of Medicine; University of Houston; Rice University; University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston; M.D. Anderson Cancer Center; and University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston---offers undergraduate (not 2003) and graduate level training in Computational Biology.

Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi is currently offering a BS computer science degree in bioinformatics.

Virginia

George Mason University offers both M.S. and PhD. programmes in Bioinformatics.

The Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University's Bioinformatics Institute offers graduate options in Bioinformatics.

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