Samples Schedules-M.S. in Computational Biology - Carnegie Mellon University

Sample Schedules

View the Schedule of Classes for descriptions of all courses not offered in the Biological Sciences and Lane Center for Computational Biology.

Semester

Example Course Schedule

Fall Year 1

Programming for Scientists; Algorithms and Advanced Data Structures; Applied Cell and Molecular Biology; Professional Issues in Computational Biology (at least 36 units)

Spring Year 1

Math/Bio background; Breadth; Depth; Professional Issues in Computational Biology (at least 36 units)

Fall Year 2

Math/Bio background; Breadth; Depth; Elective (at least 36 units)

Spring Year 2

Breadth; Depth; Optional research and/or electives (at least 36 units)

 


 

The following sample schedules apply only to students matriculating the program in 2014 or previous. Prospective students should refer to the revised schedule above.

Background & Track

Biology: Non-research

Computer Science or Other Mainly Computational Field: Non-research

Biology: Mixed Research and Lecture

Computer Science or Other Mainly Computational Field: Mixed Research and Lecture

Year One: Fall

03-726 Evolution of Regulatory Genomics

03-727 Phylogenetics

15-121 Introduction to Data Structures; if no programming, then 15-110, Principles of Computing

21-127 Concepts of Mathematics

21-241 Matrices and Linear Transformations or 21-260 Differential Equations

03-231 Biochemistry or 03-363 Systems Neuroscience; if no biology, then 36-709 Applied Cell and Molecular Biology

03-727 Phylogenetics

36-225 Introduction to Probability Theory or 36-705 Intermediate Statistics

15-210 Parallel and Sequential Data Structures and Algorithms

03-726 Evolution of Regulatory Genomics

03-727 Phylogenetics

15-121 Introduction to Data Structures; if no programming, then 15-110, Principles of Computing

21-127 Concepts of Mathematics

21-241 Matrices and Linear Transformations or 21-260 Differential Equations

03-231 Biochemistry

03-363 Systems Neuroscience; if no biology, then 36-709 Applied Cell and Molecular Biology

36-225 Introduction to Probability Theory or 36-705 Intermediate Statistics

15-210 Parallel and Sequential Data Structures and Algorithms

Year One: Spring

15-122 Principles of Imperative Computation

15-150 Principles of Functional Programming

36-747 Statistics for Lab Science

03-730 Advanced Genetics

03-240 Cell Biology or 03-232 Biochemistry if not taken in the fall

03-250 Introduction to Computational Biology

36-747 Statistics for Lab Science

10-601 or 10-701 Machine Learning

15-122 Principles of Imperative Computation

15-150 Principles of Functional Programming

36-747 Statistics for Lab Science

03-700 M.S. Research

03-240 Cell Biology or 03-232 Biochemistry if not taken in the fall

03-250 Introduction to Computational Biology

10-601 or 10-701 Machine Learning

03-700 M.S. Research

Year One: Summer

03-601 Computational Biology Internship 03-601 Computational Biology Internship

Year Two: Fall

03-711 Computational Molecular Biology and Genomics (CORE)

03-712 Computational Methods for Biological Modeling and Simulation (CORE)

15-210 Parallel and Sequential Data Structures and Algorithms

03-363/763 Systems Neuroscience or 03-871 Structural Biophysics

03-711 Computational Molecular Biology and Genomics (CORE)

03-712 Computational Methods for Biological Modeling and Simulation (CORE)

03-330 Genetics

03-727 Phylogenics

03-711 Computational Molecular Biology and Genomics (CORE)

03-712 Computational Methods for Biological Modeling and Simulation (CORE)

03-700 M.S. Research

03-763 Advanced Systems Neuroscience

03-711 Computational Molecular Biology and Genomics (CORE)

03-712 Computational Methods for Biological Modeling and Simulation (CORE)

03-330 Genetics

03-700 M.S. Research

Year Two: Spring

03-250 Introduction to Computational Biology or 03-730 Advanced Genetics

02-710 Computational Genomics or 02-730 Cell and Systems Modeling

10-601 or 10-701 Machine Learning

03-730 Advanced Genetics

02-710 Computational Genomics

02-730 Cell and Systems Modeling

02-710 Computational Genomics

03-730 Advanced Genetics

03-700 M.S. Research

15-210 Parallel and Sequential Data Structures and Algorithms

02-710 Computational Genomics

02-730 Cell and Systems Modeling

03-700 M.S. Research