This pathway involves students and researchers in the areas of bioinformatics and computational biology; genetics and genomics; and systems biology. We define bioinformatics as investigating questions about biology and evolution using primarily informatics and statistics; and computational biology as investigating questions about biology and evolution using primarily mathematical modeling and computational simulation Researchers in genetics and genomics apply bioinformatics and computational techniques using data from current and novel biotechnological methods. Systems biology seeks to explain how biological units (genes, pathways, cells, tissues, organisms) function from the perspective of a biological system. These perspectives on research are viewed as inherently compatible, complementary, and reciprocal approaches to scientific inquiry.

Systems Analysis Courses