Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Graduate Program

Bioinformatics and Systems Biology (BSB) MSc and PhD programs are offered by the Bioengineering Department. The programs are coordinated by Prof. Dr. Tunahan Çakır, Assist.Prof. Pınar Pir and Assist. Prof. Onur Serçinoğlu.

BSB graduate programs are interdisciplinary, and they were jointly formed by Departments of Bioengineering, Computer Engineering and Molecular Biology and Genetics. BSB MSc program was launched in Febrary 2016, while the PhD program was launched in February 2018. The programs offer the students research opportunities in computational biology including interpretation of genome-scale biological data to develop personalized solutions for diseases and structure-based drug design.

Our programs are the first programs in Turkey that bring Bioinformatics and Systems Biology together, academic language is English. We accept students from a wide range of scientific fields, including the graduates of Engineering, Life Science, Medicine, Pharmacy and Healthy Sciences B.Sc programs.

The courses offered by our programs and their curriculum can be accessed via the links given below:
- Bioinformatics and Systems Biology M.Sc Program 
Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Ph.D Program

The programs include 2 preparatory courses, 4 core courses, and wide range of interdisciplinary elective courses.

Preparatory Courses:
BSB 501    BioComputing
BSB 503    Cell Molecular Biology

Core Courses:
BSB 511    Fundamentals of Bioinformatics
BSB 513    Fundamentals of Systems Biology
BSB 615    Biostatistics
BSB 611    Foundations of Mathematical Modelling in Biology (only for Ph.D program)

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