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Innovation based on biological data
Over the last decade, we have been witnessing a transformative wave in medical diagnostics, revolutionizing the foundation of personalized medicine to be both cost-effective and efficient. This shift demands a nuanced approach, where extracting medically relevant molecular-level information from vast datasets is an art. Think of it as uncovering specific molecular needles in a digital haystack. Notably, we're diving into the future, exploring three-dimensional macromolecular spatial structures, and amplifying our impact in proteomics and metabolomics through advanced sequencing techniques.
In this fast-paced evolution, our brand new Bioinformatics Master's program emerges as a dynamic hub, synthesizing these groundbreaking insights. Here, it is not just about learning the ropes; it is about becoming a trailblazer in biomedical informatics. Picture yourself planning and executing innovative solutions and workflows, leveraging your expertise in specialized informatics. Our Bioinformatics MSc program isn't just about theory; it is a hands-on experience, where you will master informatics systems and solutions directly applicable in the field. Get ready to delve into molecular biology and computational programming, gaining the skills needed to not only interpret results but also to envision their broader implications.
We are training experts who can assess the biological significance of their findings and tailor existing procedures to specific problem domains. It is a journey into the future of bioinformatics, where you won't just keep up with the latest trends – you will be setting them. Welcome to a program that does not just teach; it transforms.
Dive into the intricacies of Biomolecular Data Interpretation, where our specialization hones in on the handling of sequence, spatial, and metabolomic data – think of it as decoding the language of life at a molecular level. Meanwhile, in the Systems Biology specialization, immerse yourself in focused courses that unravel the secrets of complex modelling approaches, seamlessly complementing the foundational subjects. It is a journey into the heart of cutting-edge bioinformatics, where you shape your expertise through hands-on exploration.
Welcome to a program that propels you into the forefront of modern biomedical informatics.
- Sequence Analysis
- Structural Biology
- Bioinformatics Algorithms
- Molecular Diagnostic Data Processing Techniques
- Systems Biology Modelling Techniques
- Mathematical Description of Complex Systems
- Modelling of Neurobiological Processes
Specializations offered within the program:
- Biomolecular Data Interpretation
- Systems Biology
The tailored specializations in the program equip our students for various realms of research, development, and innovative pursuits. Students are required to select one of the specializations upon enrolment in the Master’s program.
- Biomolecular Data Interpretation
Over the past decade, the advent of next-generation sequencing (NGS) methods has sparked a significant transformation in personalized medicine, providing an affordable and efficient diagnostic foundation. Presently, emerging trends encompass single-cell analysis techniques that facilitate the exploration of tissue heterogeneity, particularly within tumors. Furthermore, novel high-throughput techniques are converging with NGS, contributing to advancements in areas such as 3D protein structure prediction, proteomics, and metabolomics analysis. The ability to interpret the outcomes derived from these investigations is paramount in contemporary molecular biology and medicine, and its significance is poised to intensify.
Our specialization in Biomolecular Data Interpretation offers an array of courses encompassing diverse aspects of data processing and analysis. Beyond NGS, our curriculum comprises the functional analysis of DNA and protein sequences, proteomics studies, and macromolecular modelling. These dimensions are integral to comprehending and influencing molecular processes in the evolving landscape of molecular biology and medicine.
- Systems Biology
The field of Systems Biology involves the quantitative analysis of extensive datasets through systematic approaches. These models elucidate biological processes by accounting for molecular interactions and offer hypotheses that can be experimentally tested. Systems biology is increasingly applied in biomedical contexts, such as predicting the impact of potential drugs and identifying molecular targets for prospective therapies. It also plays a pivotal role in enhancing our understanding of the intricate complexities of the human nervous system. Leveraging a wealth of molecular and cellular-level data, systems biology integrates them into specialized mathematical models.
Our Systems Biology specialization is designed to equip students with a comprehensive mathematical and computational foundation. This encompasses the description of nonlinear systems and parameter estimation. The curriculum covers various data types and cellular processes relevant to systems biology models, providing a thorough overview of both current and prospective applications. Additionally, we offer specialized courses, including those with a focus on neurobiological modelling, to further enhance the skills and knowledge of our students in this dynamic field.
The curriculum (link: letölthető excel) of the study program (120 credits) comprises the following modules:
- Fundamentals in Natural Sciences and Mathematics (requirements for diploma: 22 credits)
- Economics and Humanities (requirements for diploma: 5 credits)
- Skills in Programming and Data Analysis (requirements for diploma: 27 credits)
- Specialization (requirements for diploma: 27 credits)
- Specialization in Biomolecular Data Interpretation
- Specialization in Systems Biology
- Project Work and Thesis Work (requirements for diploma: 40 credits)
- Other elective subjects (maximum 6 credits)
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