The aim in this M2 Predictive and Integrative Animal Biology program at Paris-Saclay University is to:
- become proficient in using bioinformatics and biostatistics tools related to the previous learning outcome.
- learn to model biological processes at various levels of spatio-temporal distribution.
- adopt the scientific methodology and actively prepare for further studies in a laboratory context.
- learn the issues surrounding animals (livestock, wild and domestic) and prepare for employment in the relevant sectors
- Further doctoral studies (research professions), mainly in the broad field of animal biology.
- Preparation for veterinary studies
- Companies in the animal industry (particularly Nutrition / Food)
- Companies in the genetic/breeding industries
- Selecting Bodies
- Conservation biology sectors
- Principles and methods in animal genetics
- Biostatistics, models and software
- Animal experiment, ethics and good practices in biology
- Quantitative and statistical genetics
- Modeling from organs to herd and resource allocation
- Integrative analysis of reproduction
- Genome analysis
- Genetic diversity and population management
- Precision livestock management: application of quantitative biology and predictive models
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- First year of an accredited Master's degree in biology or equivalent at Master's level (Bac +4) or accredited veterinary studies diploma.
- All transcripts of the years / semesters validated since the high school diploma at the date of application.
- Curriculum EU (description of the units of education followed) of the last two years.
- Curriculum Vitae.
- Motivation letter.
- Certificate of English level (compulsory for non-English speakers).
- Certificate of French (level B1, compulsory for non-French speakers).
- Choice sheet of M2 (obligatory for the candidates registered in M1 at the University Paris-Saclay)
- Referring contact information (compulsory for non-international applicants).
- VAP file (obligatory for all persons requesting a valuation of the assets to enter the diploma).
- Letter of recommendation from an internship supervisor
Living costs for Paris
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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