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==California==
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==Canada==
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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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''Main article: [[Education in Canada]]''
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[http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford University] offers academic and professional (distance-learning) MSs in [http://smi-web.stanford.edu/academics/ Biomedical Bioinformatics] as well as its PhD programme.
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==United States==
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The [http://www.ucsd.edu/ University of California at San Diego] offers a [http://ogsr.ucsd.edu/bioinformatics/description.htm 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.
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''Main article: [[Education in the United States]]''
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[http://www.uci.edu/ University of California, Irvine] [http://www.ics.uci.edu/~biomed/ Informatics in Biology and Medicine]
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The [http://cnas.ucr.edu/ College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences] at the [http://www.ucr.edu/ University of California, Riverside] is [http://www.genetics.ucr.edu/ developing] a "Center in Genomics and Bioinformatics" which will offer a [http://www.genetics.ucr.edu/main.php?action=view_section&section_id=78 PhD curriculum] in genomics and bioinformatics from academic year 2001-2002 onwards.
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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.
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==Connecticut==
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[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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==District of Columbia==
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[http://georgetown.edu Georgetown University] [http://bmcb.georgetown.edu Department of Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology] offers a [http://bmcb.georgetown.edu/bioinformatics Bioinformatics Track] as part of its [http://biotechnology.georgetown.edu/ Master of Science Degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology].
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==Georgia==
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[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==
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[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].
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==Illinois==
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[http://depaul.edu DePaul University] College of [http://www.cdm.depaul.edu Computing and Digital Media (CDM)] 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==
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[http://www.iastate.edu/ Iowa State University] offers a B.S. degree in the interdepartmental [http://www.las.iastate.edu/bcb/ Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCBio)] and a graduate degree in an Interdisciplinary [http://www.bcb.iastate.edu/ Ph.D. Program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB)].
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[http://www.uni.edu/ University of Northern Iowa] offers a B.S. degree in [http://www.cs.uni.edu/overview_bioinformatics.php/ Bioinformatics].
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==Maine==
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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==
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[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/ Northeastern University]. Northeastern also offers a [http://www.ace.neu.edu/programs/typ_grad_bio.cfm Graduate Certificate] in the subject.
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[http://www.brandeis.edu/ Brandeis University] offers both a [http://www.brandeis.edu/rabbgrad/visitors/program.php?prog_id=17 Master of Science in Bioinformatics] and a [http://www.brandeis.edu/rabbgrad/visitors/program.php?prog_id=11 Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics].
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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.
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==Mexico==
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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==
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[http://www.umn.edu/ The University of Minnesota] offers a [http://www.binf.umn.edu/ graduate minor in bioinformatics] and the [http://www.bsi.umn.edu University of Minnesota Bioinformatics Summer Institute] an undegraduate summer training program.
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==Nebraska==
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[http://www.unomaha.edu The University of Nebraska at Omaha] offers a unique [http://www.unomaha.edu/bioinformatics undergraduate program] in bioinformatics that leads to a Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics (BSBI) degree.
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[http://www.unl.edu 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].
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==New Jersey==
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[http://www.stevens-tech.edu/ Stevens Institute of Technology] offers a Master's programme in Bioinformatics.
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The [http://www.umdnj.edu/homepage/index.html University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey (UMDNJ)] offers a programme in [http://www.umdnj.edu/shrp/about.html biomedical informatics].
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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].
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==New York State==
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[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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[http://www.canisius.edu/ Canisius College]---also in Buffalo, NY---has had a state-approved B.S. in [http://www.canisius.edu/bif/ Bioinformatics] since 2001.
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[http://www.cornell.edu/ Cornell] and [http://www.rockefeller.edu/ Rockefeller] Universities, together with the [http://www.mskcc.org/ Sloan-Kettering] Research Institute offer a "[http://www.cs.cornell.edu/grad/cbm/ Tri-institutional program in Computational Biology and Medicine]".
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[http://www.rpi.edu/ Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute] offers both [http://www.bioinfo.rpi.edu/education/ undergraduate and graduate programmes in bioinformatics]
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[http://www.rit.edu/ Rochester Institute of Technology] offers [http://www.rit.edu/~grssbi/bioinformatics/about.html#BS BS] [http://www.rit.edu/~grssbi/bioinformatics/about.html#MS MS] and [http://www.rit.edu/~grssbi/bioinformatics/about.html#BS/MS BS/MS] programmes in Bioinformatics.
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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].
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==North Carolina==
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[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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The [http://www.ncsu.edu/ North Carolina State University] [http://bioinformatics.ncsu.edu/ Statistical Genetics and Bioinformatics Program] offers [http://bioinformatics.ncsu.edu/statgen/degr_ms_bio.html Master's Bioinformatics] and [http://bioinformatics.ncsu.edu/statgen/degr_phd_bio.html PhDs] in bioinformatics.
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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)].
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==Ohio==
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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==
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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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The [http://www.pitt.edu/ University of Pittsburgh] now offers [http://www.pitt.edu/~biohome/Dept/Frame/bioinformaticsmajor.htm an undergraduate bioinformatics degree].
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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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The [http://www.keckcenter.org/ 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 [http://cohesion.rice.edu/centersandinst/keckcenter/training.cfm?doc_id=2675  undergraduate] (not 2003) and [http://dacnet.rice.edu/Depts/Keck/gsdb/Input/ graduate] level training in [http://www.keckcenter.org/Library/keck-cv.cfm Computational Biology].
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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.
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==Virginia==
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[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].
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The [http://www.vt.edu/ Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University] offers [http://www.grads.vt.edu/academics/programs/gbcb/options.html departmental options in bioinformatics], as well as an [http://www.grads.vt.edu/academics/programs/gbcb/ interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Genetics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology]. The [http://www.gbcb.org.vt.edu/ GBCB Student Organization Website] contains additional information about the program.
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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 Europe]]
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* [[Distance or correspondence courses]]
* [[Distance or correspondence courses]]
* [[Bioinformatics FAQ]]
* [[Bioinformatics FAQ]]

Revision as of 19:41, 8 September 2009

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