Senior Vice Chancellor's Note

 Research Mission

To advance the scientific knowledge in biological sciences using advanced computational tools, and theoretical approaches based on first principles of basic sciences.

To develop new computational models and methods for simulating complex biological processes and for extracting biomedical information from rapidly accumulating sequence-structure-activity data.


 Educational Mission

To introduce computational biology problems and methods to chemistry, physics, engineering, mathematics and computer sciences students.

To provide basic physical, engineering, and computational background to biology and biomedical sciences students for tackling complex biological  problems on a computer, - managing and integrating databases, simulating biological phenomena at different levels.

Computational Biology & Bioinformatics Graduate Degree Program

University of Pittsburgh ---------- School of Medicine
Suite 3064 BST3, 3501 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.     Phone : (412) 648-3333,  Fax: (412) 648-3163

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