Currently, computational methods are widely used in biology mostly due to the fact that research inevitably comes with Big Data. Thus, future specialists need to possess the skills to be able to work with large amounts of data and to interpret them correctly.
Benefits of the Bioinformatics and Systems Biology program at ITMO University
The program is conducted in collaboration with the Bioinformatics Institute in St. Petersburg and International Laboratory “Computer Technologies” at ITMO;
Students will work together with some of the best computer science experts from ITMO and biology specialists from all over the world;
Students have the opportunity to do their internships at major research institutions and laboratories, as well as work on projects under the supervision of world-class professors from Washington University in St. Louis, Broad Institute, Harvard Medical School, etc.
Graduates of the program will become bioinformatics experts working in the fields of personalized medicine, pharmacy, biotechnology, software development, and many others. Moreover, specialists with a Master’s degree may further pursue their academic careers by entering leading PhD programs in Systems Biology.
- 24 months
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DisciplinesBiology Health Informatics Bioinformatics & Biostatistics View 18 other Masters in Biology in Russia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor's degree in the field of Biological/Computer Sciences (or related fields) with excellent/good grades; CV & motivation letter; upper-intermediate level of English
Tuition Fee: TBA
Living costs for Saint Petersburg
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.