Graduate Certificate in Clinical Bioinformatics

BIPG 5100Fund Bioinformatics Proteomics3
or BIPG 5200 Statistical Methods in Bioinformatics
BIPG 6400Applications of Bioinformatics3
or BIPG 6200 Advanced Programming in Bioinformatics
or BIPG 6500 Applied Statistics for Bioinformatics
BIPG 5120Clinical Bioinformatics3
or BIPG 7120 Clinical Bioinformatics
Total Hours9
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First TermHours
BIPG 5100 Fund Bioinformatics Proteomics 3
Second Term
BIPG 6400
Applications of Bioinformatics
or Advanced Programming in Bioinformatics
or Applied Statistics for Bioinformatics
Third Term
BIPG 5120
Clinical Bioinformatics
or Clinical Bioinformatics
 Total Hours9
  • Students completing the certificate program will be prepared to do the following:\\n\\n1) Apply clinical bioinformatics theories, methods and tools related to personal health, health care, public health, and biomedical research (for example)\\n\\na) Work with and evaluate electronic health records\\nb) Work with and evaluate national health databases\\nc) Work with and evaluate omics repositories\\nd) Integrate clinical and omics data\\n\\n\\n
  • 2) Describe analytic tools associated with systems/bioinformatic approaches, including (for example):\\n\\na) Transcriptomics – microarray analysis vs. deep sequencing\\nb) Proteomic mass spectroscopic methods (identification and abundance)\\nc) Determination and structure of interaction networks\\nd) Functional network maps
  • 3) Apply Intelligent Data Analysis Techniques including (for example):\\n\\na) Dimension reduction techniques\\nb) Heuristic search techniques\\nc) Intelligent interfacing techniques
  • 4) Describe application of bioinformatic methods to clinical problems, by demonstrating understanding of:\\na) Biomarker discovery and validation\\nb) Major diseases such as cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular, and autoimmunity\\n