Our core mission: training the next generation of big data scientists in biology and medicine
We offer exceptional institutional resources and facilities for genomic and biomedical big data production and advanced high-performance computing.
Annual Retreats for Students and Faculty
Students in the UCLA Bioinformatics program have opportunities to present their work in formal and informal settings, and to interact with other scientists engaged in Bioinformatics research.
Integrated core curriculum and over 50 elective courses
Our interdisciplinary Ph.D. program consists of an integrated one-year core curriculum, over 50 elective courses, research rotations, and an intensive research experience with one of over 45 faculty mentors from more than 12 departments.
UCLA Bioinformatics students present their findings at national and international meetings
Incoming PhD student and former BIG Summer participant, Alec Chiu, presented at RECOMB-CCB