Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics is an interdisciplinary field combining computer science, mathematics, and engineering to study biological data.  The focus is on developing methods for storing, retrieving, organizing and analyzing biological data.

Degree

  • Master of Science in Computational Science and Engineering
  • Combined Bachelor's degree in a variety of fields and Master of Science in Computational Science and Engineering

Research Areas

  • Bioinformatic tool development
  • Biological database development
  • Analysis and mining of large-scale biological databases
  • DNA-level sequence analysis
  • Molecular evolution

Faculty and Research Areas

  • Dr. John Karro: Tool development, sequence analysis, molecular evolution
  • Dr. Chun Liang: Tool development, database development, data analysis and data mining
  • Dr. Iddo Friedberg: Protein function prediction, metagenomics, structural bioinformatics, molecular evolution, biological databases

Research Funding

For More Information

Please contact Dr. John Karro, karroje (at) MiamiOH.edu, for more information.