[ugrads] Fwd: UC Irvine- Mathematical, Computational, and Systems Biology Graduate Program

Fred Hickernell hickernell at iit.edu
Tue Nov 10 16:55:35 CST 2015


Here is an opportunity for undergrads and MS students seeking to pursue a PhD.

Best regards,
Fred


Fred J. Hickernell, Professor and Chair
Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology
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> Begin forwarded message:
> 
> From: Mathematical and Computational Biology Program <mcsb at uci.edu>
> Subject: UC Irvine- Mathematical, Computational, and Systems Biology Graduate Program
> Date: November 10, 2015 at 1:57:34 PM CST
> To: undisclosed-recipients:;
> 
> Dear Colleagues,
> 
> I am writing to encourage you to have your students apply to the graduate program in Mathematical,
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> Computational and Systems Biology (MCSB) at UC Irvine. We are looking for excellent students, with a
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> variety of different backgrounds, who wish to work at the interface between the biological sciences, the
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> physical sciences, computer sciences and engineering. The graduate program in Mathematical,
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> Computational and Systems Biology (MCSB) is designed to meet the interdisciplinary training challenges
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> of modern biology and to function in concert with existing departmental programs (Departmental
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> Option) or as an individually tailored program (Interdisciplinary Option) leading to a M.S. or Ph.D.
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> degree. The interdisciplinary degree option is new. The degree program provides students with both
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> opportunity for rigorous training towards research careers in areas related to systems biology and
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> flexibility through individualized faculty counseling on curricular needs, and access to a diverse group of
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> affiliated faculty and research projects from member departments. Current member departments
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> include Biomedical Engineering, Biological Chemistry, Computer Science, Developmental and Cell
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> Biology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Mathematics, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics,
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> Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Physics. The program emphasizes in-depth
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> classroom study, interdisciplinary research rotations, and individualized advising. The program is
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> administered by the Center for Complex Biological Systems, a National Institutes of Health National
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> Center of Excellence in Systems Biology. More information about the program, including how to apply, is
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> available at http://www.mcsb.uci.edu. A flyer for this program is attached.
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> 
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> We appreciate your help in bringing these programs to the attention of undergraduates with
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> appropriate background and interests.
> 
> John Lowengrub, Ph.D.
> 
> Director of Graduate Studies, MCSB Program
> 
> mcsb at uci.edu


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