ELECTIVE MODULES

Category*ModuleSuggested contact hours
5Evolution and Phylogenetics40 hours
5Population Genetics and GWAS40 hours
5High-Throughput Sequencing40 hours
5Structural Bioinformatics40 hours
5Proteomics40 hours
5Metabolomics40 hours
5Computational Systems Biology40 hours
5Mathematics for Biologists40 hours
5BioMedical Text Mining40 hours
6Databases II40 hours
6Programming II40 hours
6Machine Learning40 hours
6Web Programming40 hours
6High Performance Computing (HPC)40 hours
6Data Visualisation40 hours

*Category 5-6 denotes the order in which these modules should be taught (category 0-4 are core modules and may be viewed here). Those wishing to enroll in the Bioinformatics Scientist stream should take:  at least 2 elective (E) modules from category 5; and up to 3 elective (E) modules from categories 5 or 6. Those wishing to enroll in the Bioinformatics Engineer stream should take: at least 2 elective (E) modules from category 5; and up to 3 elective (E) modules from category 6.

Please see the H3ABioNet’s guidelines for more information regarding Bioinformatics Scientist and Bioinformatics Engineer streams as well as more information regarding setting up a degree program at your institution.