The University of Manchester's distance MSc programme in Bioinformatics
recruits worldwide. We are now delighted to be able to announce a
number of full scholarships for entry in October 2007. Applicants must
be nationals of an African Commonwealth country, and currently working
in an African Commonwealth country.
The MSc programme has six modules and a research project. The modules
currently available are listed below, and new options are being developed.
Introduction to Bioinformatics
Introduction to Microarray Data Analysis
Theory and Applications in Bioinformatics
Introduction to software development using Java
Intermediate software development using Java
Object-oriented analysis and design with UML
Introduction to Ontologies for the Biosciences
The research project will be carried out in the workplace and will be
supervised jointly by a workplace supervisor and a University
supervisor. Recent research topics include studies of trypanotolerance
and analysis of microarray data from mice susceptible or resistant to
infection with Trichuris muris.
You will find further information, including a link to the online
application form, here :
http://octette.cs.man.ac.uk/bioinformatics/index.html If you have any
questions, or need advice on the module options, please contact
Heather.Vincent from manchester.ac.uk