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Postdoctoral Research

Currently there are no postdoctoral scientist positions

PhD

Joint Ph.D. are being offered jointly with the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom. Call for application will be released on this page when available.

MSc in Bioinformatics

A masters degree in Bioinformatics has been approved by senate at the University of Malawi and is currently running

Courses

Core Modules:

  • COG 611: Comparative Genomics (12 Credits)
  • ADS 612: Algorithms and Data Structures in Bioinformatics (12 Credits)
  • PRG 613: Programming and Shell Scripting (12 Credits)
  • STA 614: Statistics and Probability Theory (12 Credits)
  • Evo 614: Evolutionary Bioinformatics and Phylogenetics (12 Credits)
  • DBS 622: Database Systems (12 Credits)
  • RMW 623: Research Methods and Writing Skills (12 Credits)
  • RES 701: Research Project (60 Credits)

Elective Modules:

  • DBS 712: Database Management Systems (12 Credits)
  • STR 713: Structural Bioinformatics (12 Credits)
  • PRO 714: Proteomics (12 Credits)
  • MET 715: Metabolomics (12 Credits)
  • GWA 716: Population Genetics and Genome Wide Association Studies (12 Credits)
  • NGS 717: Next Generation Sequencing (12 Credits)
  • MGE 718: Metagenomics (12 Credits)
  • TRA 719: Transcriptomics (12 Credits)
  • BDT 712: Big Data in Bioinformatics (12 Credits)
  • APB 722: Advanced Programming for Bioinformatics (12 Credits)
  • LDA 723: Longitudinal Data Analysis (12 Credits)
  • LRG 723: Linear Regression (12 Credits)

Internship

If you are interested in doing internship in one of the areas please write an inquiry email to bioinformatics@medcol.mw