Master Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics is a new scientific discipline with roots in computer science, statistics and molecular biology. It was developed to cope with the output of genome sequencing initiatives, that result in an ever-increasing amount of data available about DNA (public databases currently contain over 100 Gigabases of DNA), RNA and derived proteins. Bioinformaticians apply information technology to store, retrieve and manipulate these data and employ statistical methods capable of analysing large amounts of biological data to predict gene functions and to demonstrate relationship between genes and proteins.

  • Bioinformatics, microarrays
  • formulas, Bioinformatics
  • students, Bioinformatics

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Programme

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Top quality programme

The Master Bioinformatics is highly appreciated by students and educational experts. The Dutch 'Keuzegids masters 2013' published in April 2013, gave the Master Bioinformatics the ranking 'Top rated programme'.

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