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 Bioinformatics (HBSc)
SchoolUniversity of Toronto - Mississauga
LocationMississauga, ON, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 15,200
Full-time Graduate: 900
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*80% to 85%
  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
Prerequisites Notes
DescriptionBioinformatics involves the computational analysis of gene and genome sequences as well as functional genomic data. It is an interdisciplinary science that requires strong backgrounds in computer science and molecular biology, and good knowledge of mathematics, statistics, chemistry, genetics and evolutionary biology. The Bioinformatics Specialist Program reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the field, and the courses drawn from the offerings in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics.
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