The interdisciplinary Master’s degree in Life Science Informatics is intended to enable graduates to successfully master the technical and economic challenges at the interface between biotechnology, medicine, pharmacy and computer science. His focus is on imparting scientific and information technology skills as well as integrating research and teaching. The course content consists of four main areas: computer science and mathematics for natural scientists, basics of life science informatics, chemoinformatics and computer-aided drug design and biology of cell and systems biology.
These areas cover topics such as biomedical database systems, data mining and machine learning, statistical genetics, chemoinformatics, medical imaging, computer-aided disease modeling, algorithmic bioinformatics and systems biology. The high proportion of research laboratory modules, which are embedded in both basic and applied research of the participating Fraunhofer Institutes for Applied Information Technology (FIT) and for Algorithms and Scientific Computing (SCAI) in cooperation with regional industry, creates practical relevance.
Scientific research, quality assurance and management, process and product development, pharmaceutical consulting and sales, laboratory analysis, expert activities, IT quality assurance and development, IT application consulting and sales
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