P. G. Diploma in Bioinformatics

National Institute of Management Studies
In Bangalore

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  • Post Graduate Diploma
  • Bangalore
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

1.Providing students with the requisite knowledge that will enable them to pursue a career in bioinformatics, both in academics and/or in industry. 2.Give students an in-depth training in both the theoretical and practical aspects of the topics that bioinformatics encompasses, including those related to biology as well as IT subjects. 3.Enable students to acquire an integrated outlook of the subject and to cater to the needs of researchers in the biotechnology and bioinformatics sectors.

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Starts Location
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Bangalore
National Institute of Management Studies # 123, 1st Main Road, Kengeri Satellite Town,, 560060, Karnataka, India
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¬∑ Requirements

BSc in life science like Chemistry/Botany/Zoology

Course programme

The course is designed for postgraduates who wish to pursue a career in the field of bioinformatics. This rapidly growing field, defined as the use of computational methods to assist biology research, is fast becoming the cornerstone for the collection and analysis of vast amounts of data that current research is producing. Among its many applications are drug design, data mining and macromolecule sequence analysis. The bioinformatics industry has great potential in terms of career opportunities and India is on the brink of a major bioinformatics revolution.

The first two semesters of the course cover topics required for a sound knowledge of both biology-related and IT subjects. These include molecular biology, sequence analysis, database analysis, programming skills and Linux.

Lateral entry to the second semester may be permitted, depending on qualification in the meeting of all specified conditions.

Objectives :
The course aims at realizing the following objectives -

1.Providing students with the requisite knowledge that will enable them to pursue a career in bioinformatics, both in academics and/or in industry.

2.Give students an in-depth training in both the theoretical and practical aspects of the topics that bioinformatics encompasses, including those related to biology as well as IT subjects.

3.Enable students to acquire an integrated outlook of the subject and to cater to the needs of researchers in the biotechnology and bioinformatics sectors.


Semester I


Computer Basics
Linux
Biological Systems and Bioinformatics
Database for Bioinformation and Computing
Statistics and Probability


Semester II

Computational Method for Sequence Analysis
Biological Databank and Analysis
Object oriented programming
Perl for Bioinformatics
Introduction to Database System
Visual Basics
Project


Semester III


Drug Design and Gene Therapy
Plant Genomics
Windows NT
Computer Networking
Advanced Multimedia


Semester IV

Datawarehousing and Data Mining
Algorithms
Emerging areas in Bioinformatics
Project