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Master's Degree in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Offered in: Manizales

Duration 4 semestres

Degree: Magíster en Bioinformática y Biología Computacional

Mode: On-site

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SNIES: 103917

011628 de 29 junio del 2021 por 7 años

Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, IMBA

Nivel de formación: Posgrados

Admission: Every Semester

The Master in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology focuses your interest in the research, development or application of computational tools that will allow you to analyze biological data in areas such as biology, medicine, agriculture, among others, focusing on the acquisition, storage, organization and visualization of these data. In addition, you will be able to deepen in the development and application of analytical data, mathematical models, computational simulation techniques and theoretical methods for the study of biological, behavioral and social systems.

Aware of the development of Biotechnology, the Master's program is designed to support your process in the search and discovery of molecules, genes or active ingredients that are present in our biodiversity, so that, through Biotechnology, you can support their industrial production without having to resort to unsustainable extractive use.




Semester 1

Introduction to Bioinformatics

3 Credits

Systems Biology

3 Credits

Elective I

3 Credits

Elective II

3 Credits

Elective III

1 Credit

Semester 2

Computational Biology - Bioinformatics I

3 Credits

Computational Biology - Bioinformatics II

3 Credits

Ethics and socio-technical, cultural and environmental impact

2 Credits

Interinstitutional Elective I

3 Credits

Research Seminar

3 Credits

Semester 3

Computational Biology - Bioinformatics III

3 Credits

Entrepreneurship and creation of technology-based companies.

3 Credits

Master's Thesis I

9 Créditos

Semester 4

Interinstitutional Elective

3 Credits

Master's Thesis II

10 Créditos


Why this program at UCM?

The Master in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology is born from the commitment and articulation of the Universidad Católica de Manizales, Universidad de Caldas, Universidad de Manizales y Universidad Autónoma de Manizales, for the development of the region and the country. Being the first program offered by a group of universities, they offer their students all their human talent and physical infrastructure for the development of academic and research activities. In addition, the Master's Program has the support of the Luker Foundation and the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology BIOS, which contributes to its internationalization and access to the latest technology equipment, which will allow you to achieve a comprehensive training.

+ High Quality University
+ High employability rate
+ Modelo Pedagógico Personalizante y Liberador
+ Financing facilities
+ National and International Mobility

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