Bioinformatics and Computational Biology


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Doctoral Degrees Offered: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Master Degrees Offered: Master of Science (M.S.)

Online Degrees: None

Area(s) of Specialization (will appear on all ISU transcripts after graduation): Predictive Plant Phenomics (Ph.D., Ph.D., Ph.D., Ph.D., Ph.D., Ph.D.);

Area(s) of Emphasis (for program use only): Structural Bioinformatics, Comparative Genomics, Transcriptomics, Proteomics, Predictive Plant Phenomics (P3), Metabolomics, Machine Learning, Image Processing, and Biological Data Mining, modeling and analytics

Doctoral Degree Outcomes

Master's Degree Outcomes

Career Placement Outcomes

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ISU-wide: Academic Records, GPA, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadlines: For guaranteed consideration, please submit your application by January 1st. We will continue looking through applications received until February 1 if there is openings available. ; October 15 for spring admission (check with program for funding availability)

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Program Requires GMAT : No

We would appreciate it if your supplemental materials (resume, research experience, research interests) were submitted as a pdf into the on-line application system.
CV should also include relevant preparatory coursework for a BCB program...see
For more information and requirements for the Predictive Plant Phenomics (P3) specialization can be found here.

Additional International Requirements:

English Proficiency Minimum:

TOEFL Paper (PBT) 610
TOEFL Internet (iBT) 102
PTE 53

Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS: No

Financial Statement: Application