The Honours / Specialization Degree in Bioinformatics is jointly administered by the Departments of Biological Sciences and Computing Sciences. See the BSc Honours Degree page or BSc Specialization page for admissions and academic requirements.
Bioinformatics is a rapidly developing field, encompassing skills in computing, molecular biology and genetics. Bioinformatics focuses on the management and sophisticated use of massive biological data sets over the coming decades. Bioinformatics is used daily in the Human Genome Project, Genbank and the Drosophila database.
Courses that may be included in this major: BIOL, CHEM, CMPUT, BIOCH, CMPUT, GENET, MATH, STAT, BIOIN, IMIN and MICRB.