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DESS in Bioinformatics is a graduate program at the Université du Québec à Montréal focusing on the acquisition and improvement of bioinformatics skills of the Bachelors students with the background in Computer Science, Mathematics, Biology and Biochemistry.
recent expansion of the biotechnology worldwide, in
The duration of the program is 1 year when the program is followed in full time and 2 years in part-time. Two profiles are available:
1) Biology-Biochemistry. The candidates have to possess a bachelor's diploma in Biology or Biochemistry or its equivalent.
2) Computer-Science Mathematics. The candidates have to possess a bachelor's diploma in Computer Science, Mathematics, and Software Engineering.
At the end of the program, the students do an internship in a biotechnology
company or in a research laboratory located in the area of
All the classes of the DESS in Bioinformatics begin at 5:30 pm.
The application deadline for the 2017-2018 academic year is May 1st, 2017 (the
courses begin in September).
Foreign candidates are however asked to submit their applications as soon as possible
Programme du Diplôme d'Études Supérieures Spécialisées en bioinformatique
201, avenue du Président-Kennedy, Local PK-4151
Montréal, Québec H2X 3Y7
Téléphone: (514) 987-6516
Télécopie: (514) 987-6621