After completing the program, BSU Bioinformatics graduates will be able to:
- Explain how the fundamental concepts in modern biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics, apply to biological systems at the cellular and molecular level.
- Apply the principles of inheritance and genomics to biological systems.
- Interpret biological, medical and “omics dimension” databases by using computational and machine learning tools and
- Describe the fundaments of computation at use in modern Bioinformatics
- Learn and apply the fundamental laboratory techniques used in modern chemistry, genetics, cell and molecular biology.
- Demonstrate fluency in the interpretation and meaningful criticism of contemporary biological, biomedical and bioinformatics research topics as reported in the primary research literature.
- Recognize the role of bioinformatics in biotechnology, medicine and pharmaceutical development, and the ethical implications of bioinformatics (and information technology) on society at large
- Communicate technical material effectively to lay and scientific audiences