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University of Colorado Denver

Program in Computational Bioscience

Aurora, CO

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University of Colorado Denver

Overview

University of Colorado Denver / Program in Computational Bioscience is located in Aurora, CO.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in computer science (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Minimum of 30 semester credit hours each of course work and dissertation research

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

16
Applied
4
Accepted
3
Enrolled
25%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in computer science (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Demonstrated adequate computational and biological backgrounds, interviews

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Student Body

14
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 14.29%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Physical simulations of biological macromolecules and their dynamics, gene expression array analysis and interpretation of expression data, natural language processing in the biomedical literature, metabolic and signaling pathway analysis, evolutionary reconstruction and disease gene finding
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Mail Stop 8303, 12801 East 17th Avenue
RC1 South, L18 6101
Aurora, CO  80045-0511
United States
Contact Dr. Larry Hunter
Director
Email: larry.hunter@ucdenver.edu
Phone: 303-724-3574