Bioinformatics for Biologists

This one-year program is developed for senior students from Biology majors that are interested in Bioinformatics. The best students may stay for additional semester to take advanced courses and continue their research. 

The program is focused on intensive training in programming, statistics and its application in R as well as building up practical skills in various aspects of Bioinformatics. During their studies students conduct 2-3 research projects under the supervision of specialists from partner laboratories and companies.


  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Introduction to Bioinformatics
  • Python, part I
  • Statistics and R
  • Optional: Journal Club
  • Research work


  • Phylogenetics
  • Python, part 2
  • R
  • Bioinformatics (workshop series)
  • Journal Club
  • Research work

Summer internship

Algorithmic Bioinformatics (for students with CS/IT, Math and other technical background)