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Pitt Genome Bioinformatics

Coursework

Coursework for students in the MS in Genome Bioinformatics program is typically undertaken across two years (four semesters) with an industry internship after the first year. Three core didactic courses covering data processing and structures, genomic analysis pipeline and tools, and genomic data visualizations and annotation are taken during the first year of the graduate program. These courses, along with foundational knowledge of human genetics and biostatistics obtained through the Pitt Public Health curriculum, will prepare students to succeed in their summer internships. During the second year of the program students will expand their repertoire of analysis skills and communicate the results of their internship as part of the Bioinformatics Capstone course. Finally, students will develop their internship-based bioinformatics analysis project into an industry-style data report, serving as the MS thesis and culminating experience of the degree program. 

Genomics Coursework



Contacts

Noel C. Harrie
Student services coordinator
Phone: 412-624-3066
Fax: 412-624-3020
nce1@pitt.edu

University of Pittsburgh
Graduate School of Public Health
Department of Human Genetics
3120C Public Health
130 DeSoto Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

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