Top Bioinformatics Schools

List of top schools and colleges for Bioinformatics program:

University of California, San Diego (USA)
- UC San Diego offers the Ph.D. degrees with a specialization in bioinformatics.
- In the annual survey of graduate programs by U.S. News & World Report (2007), UCSD is ranked 6th in the category of genomics and bioinformatics, reflecting the national prominence of UCSD's interdisciplinary Bioinformatics program which is offered jointly by eight UCSD departments including the Jacobs School's bioengineering and computer science and engineering departments.

Stanford University (USA)
- Stanford University is ranked No. 1 nationally in the Biological Sciences Specialty Rankings: Genetics / Genomics / Bioinformatics, according to the US News & World Report (2011).
- The Bioinformatics Graduate Certificate focuses on developing an understanding of techniques for analyzing the vast amount of biological data from genomic research to new applications relevant to basic biology.

Johns Hopkins University (USA)
- Programs offered include the Master of Science (M.S.); Advanced Certificate for Post-Master's Study in Bioinformatics; Master of Science (M.S.) in Computer Science with Concentration in Bioinformatics.
- The MS in Bioinformatics is offered jointly by the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (KSAS) and the Whiting School of Engineering.
- Johns Hopkins University is ranked 7th for the Biological Sciences Specialty: Genetics / Genomics / Bioinformatics (USNWR 2011).

University of Oxford (UK)
- The Oxford Bioinformatics Programme is aimed at full time employees working in pharmaceutical, biotechnological and computational companies.
- Many graduates from the Oxford Bioinformatics Programme have moved into their current positions after completing the part-time MSc in Bioinformatics degree.

University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
- The Master's programme in bioinformatics is a two-year interdisciplinary programme. Applicants with a bachelor's degree in computer science, biology, physics, mathematics, statistics, engineering, or related disciplines are eligible for admission.
- University of Copenhagen is consistently ranked one of the best universities in Europe.

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