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University of Michigan

Program in Bioinformatics

Ann Arbor, MI

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Overview

University of Michigan / Program in Bioinformatics is located in Ann Arbor, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MCAT
Thesis Optional
Summer internship or rotation
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MCAT
Thesis Required
Oral defense of dissertation, preliminary exam, two rotations

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

155
Applied
56
Accepted
25
Enrolled
36%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or MCAT
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE or MCAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

74
Total Graduate Students
52%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.05%
Black or African American 1.35%
White or Caucasian 29%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 9.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.35%
Unknown 1.35%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

121
Total faculty
Full-time - 117
Part-time - 4
Male (91)
Female (30)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Genomics; regulatory genomics and epigenomics; protein structure; proteomics; alternative splicing; integrative bioinformatics; systems biology and networks analysis; biomedical data science, translational bioinformatics, and pharmacogenomics; methodological development in computational biology; applications to complex genetic diseases
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Room 2065 Palmer Commons Building
100 Washtenaw Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI  48109
United States
Contact Dr. Margit Burmeister
Co-Director, Bioinformatics Graduate Program
Email: margit@med.umich.edu
Phone: 734-647-2186
Fax: 734-615-6553

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