More about the course
The course begins with making you understand the basic concepts about this emerging field called bioinformatics. Through these basic principles, you come to understand the interlink between the biological sciences and subjects such as computer science, statistics and mathematics. It explains the principles behind computational biology, where computers are taken advantage of in simulating processes and analysing data. Since it has got a lot to do with computers, you are also introduced to programming languages and database design. You get to familiarize with the most common tools and resources that are used in this field. Some of the topics that you are introduced to are; introduction to bioinformatics, molecular biology, genetics, genomics, biology of microorganisms, programming, data structures and also a few important topics from mathematics and statistics. Thus it can be seen that bioinformatics is a multidiscipline field.
Job opportunities in bioinformatics
Bioinformatics has excellent scopes in various fields such as medicine, biology, genetics and in pharmaceuticals. It is a research intensive field and one can opt for research in any one of the above areas. Pharmaceutical industry, biotech companies, hospitals, research institutions and industry sector are some areas, where one can work. Bioinformatics graduates also get to work in the IT sector and some of the top names from the IT sector are associated with this field. There are also good opportunities abroad in the industries and in research. You can follow up this degree by doing an M.Sc, followed by further higher qualification.
B.Sc BioInformatics Admissions for 2017 - 2018 Academic Year
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