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NEW MSc Computational and Genomic Medicine 2014-15

16 January 2014

Course organisers: Professor Steve Humphries, Professor Nick Luscombe and Francois Balloux 

This new MSc provides students with general knowledge of Bioinformatics as well as equipping them with the specialised knowledge and skills required to use post-genomic data for predicting and defining the genetic basis of various human diseases. It will provide an integrated view of computational and genomic science research and in-depth knowledge and skills of different research techniques in these fields.

This new MSc provides students with general knowledge of Bioinformatics as well as equipping them with the specialised knowledge and skills required to use post-genomic data for predicting and defining the genetic basis of various human diseases. It will provide an integrated view of computational and genomic science research and in-depth knowledge and skills of different research techniques in these fields.

Core Modules

· Biocomputing 1 – run by Birkbeck College

· Statistical computing and data visualisation using R

· Henry Stewart’s on-line lectures on Principles of Human Genetics (informative)

· Understanding Bioinformatics Resources and their application

· Basic Statistics for Medical Sciences

· Bioinformatic Analysis of Transcription Data

· Bioinformatics of DNA Sequence Data for Translational Medicine

Choice of two optional modules from:


· Computational and Systems Biology: In Silico Analysis of Genes and Proteins and their biological          roles

· Statistics for Interpreting Genetic Data

· Clinical Applications of Pharmacogenetic Tests

· Genetics Of Cardiovascular Disease

· Genetics of Neurological Disease

· Molecular Evolution

Research Project

For further information please visit our website: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ugi/education

Admission starts in January 2014. Applications should be made on-line via UCL link: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/degrees/taught/tmsmedscag01

Closing dates: 31st July 2014 – Overseas (non-EU) applicants

4th August 2014 – UK/EU applicants

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