Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

Faculties of Computer Science, Medicine, and Science

Master of Science (MSc)


This program is set within the framework of current interdisciplinary research conducted within Dalhousie. Students in this program will join a community of researchers in the fields of computational biology and bioinformatics. Resources from the Faculties of Computer Science, Medicine, and Science are coordinated to offer a flexible program, with a limited course load and an emphasis on research activities. Students from a broad selection of backgrounds are invited to consider the program. Each candidate is supervised within the research group of their supervisor from the beginning of their tenure.

Relevant Disciplines

Candidates for admission to the Masters of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics should hold an honours degree in any relevant discipline. Relevant disciplines are typically:

  • Biology
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Statistics

Admission Requirements

Candidates must satisfy the general requirements for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Contact Information

Subject Code: CBBI
Tel: 902-494-8043
Address: 6050 University Avenue, Halifax, NS, Canada, B3H 1W5
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Robert Beiko
Graduate Coordinator Tel: 902-494-8043
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