Graduate Program

The Bioinformatics and Computational Biology M.S. and Ph.D. graduate programs offer a full suite of academic offerings and research opportunities in this fast growing field to give you the skills and knowledge needed to lead the way to tomorrow’s tools for the quantitative analysis of biological and clinical data.

  • top-ranked faculty from eight world-class institutions
  • state-of-the-art knowledge in a fast-growing field
  • integrated education in the life and computational/mathematical sciences 
  • collaborative research opportunities
  • professional development
  • world-class supercomputing resources 
  • semiannual research symposia

The BICB Ph.D. program accepts applications in the Fall. BICB MS program accepts applications throughout the year. Interested students are encouraged to learn more about BICB:


Yuk Sham, Ph.D.
Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology
co-Director of Graduate Studies, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Program
Proteomics Analyst, University of Minnesota Informatics Institute
Office of Vice President Research
Associate Fellow, Minnesota Supercomputing Institute

University of Minnesota
3-137 Cancer and Cardiovascular Research Building
2231 6th St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Tel: 612-625-6255