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Bioinformatics is a multidisciplinary field that includes the use of molecular biology, mathematics, computer science, mathematical modelling for the study of broad biological data sets. Bioinformatics helps to understand biomolecules at the molecular level using various visualisation tools, machine learning, evolutionary genetics, DNA sequencing, drug creation, precision medicine, data processing and interpretation. It is the emerging field of information technology and the artificial intelligence revolution in the country.

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Career prospects & criteria 

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Educational Qualifications

  • B.Sc.(Hons) in Bioinformatics/ Biological Sciences/ Life Sciences

  • M.Sc. Bioinformatics/ Bio-sciences

What you need to get started

Soft Skills

  • Multitasking

  • Independence

  • Communication

  • Curiosity

  • Analytical reasoning 

Technical Skills

  • Software for Next Generation Sequencing, Microarray, qPCR, and Data Analysis (Partek)

  • Sequence alignment tools such as Blast or Bowtie.

  • Tools for database search systems

  • Statistical skills 

  • Python, Java, and MATLAB

  • Data mining and machine learning

  • Biology 

  • Genomic and Genetic knowledge 

  • Database Management