Students are exposed to a broad set of cutting edge topics in bioinformatics
External speakers are brought in for the Monday Joint Seminar Series with the Human Genetics department and co-sponsored by UCLA Life Sciences, QcBio, CTSI, and the JCCC.
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.
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.
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 60 faculty mentors from more than 20 departments.