Our cutting-edge research involves collecting and analyzing biological, medical, and health information for use in a broad range of settings to promote wellness and benefit society. Projects include using data to develop health indicators and improve patient outcomes as well as computational approaches to automatically identify outcomes and scientific claims from literature. Projects also facilitate new knowledge about drug interactions, enhance precision in reviewing medical literature, and combat misinformation.
Prepare for a successful career in managing biological information
The explosion of health, medical, and biological information has created a critical demand for professionals who can turn such data into useful knowledge. When you earn the MS in Bioinformatics with our Information Sciences (IS) Concentration, you'll be ideally prepared for a promising career in managing information produced in a range of biomedical settings and in creating healthcare systems that connect the available data and analytics to improve medicine and public health.
Benefit from an interdisciplinary education
As a professional school specializing in the information sciences, the iSchool is one of four campus units to offer the MS in Bioinformatics. This cutting-edge degree allows you to take interdisciplinary courses across campus and prepares you for work as an analyst or researcher in a variety of specialties, including molecular biology, environmental biology, and biomedicine.