The Department of Computational Biology consists of faculty members with expertise in computer science, genomics, systems biology, population genetics and modeling. They apply these skills to a wide range of exciting problems in the life sciences.
The department administers the Computational Biology undergraduate concentration within the Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Additionally, the faculty in the department are members of the Computational Biology graduate field, as well as several other graduate fields offering M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees.
Comp Bio in the news
A new study testing the accuracy of existing methods used to predict the genetic variation that cause infertility found that relying on computational or in vitro experiments alone is insufficient.