The aim of the Applied Genomics Master's at ITMO University is to train full-stack specialists in the field of genomics, capable of conducting their own full-cycle research. The program uses a project-based training approach for the implementation of urgent scientific tasks, including industrial partners' tasks.
Benefits of the Program
The program is delivered under the aegis of SCAMT Lab, the leading ITMO lab specializing in interdisciplinary research in the fields of biology, genetics, chemistry, materials science and IT.
The students can perform a research project in one of the following research groups:
- Computational Modeling for the Design of Functional Materials
- Applied Genomics
- Plant Genomics
- Molecular Robotics and Biosensor Materials
The students can also work on their own startups at industrial laboratories.
Depending on the project, from the second semester, the students choose an individual learning track in one of the following specializations:
- Prokaryote Genomics
- Plant Genomics
- Animals and Humans Genomics
The students have an excellent opportunity for research and educational internship at the world's top universities. The most successful candidates will be nominated for ITMO ?hemBio Cluster Scholarship.
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- Creative Technologies
- High Tech Business Creation,
- Thinking (Conceptual Analysis of Trends in Science Today)
- Foreign Language in Professional Activity
- Soft Skills
- Data Processing and Analysis
- Research Work
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesBiology Bioinformatics Genetics View 11 other Masters in Biology in Russia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor's degree in the field of Biology, Biotechnology, Genetics or related fields with excellent/good grades; CV & motivation letter; upper-intermediate level of English
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International3008 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3008 EUR per year during 24 months.
National2786 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2786 EUR per year during 24 months.
251,000 rubles for Russian students,
271,000 rubles for international students
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.