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Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Research

Program Description
The Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology supports research and research training in areas that join biology with the computer sciences, engineering, mathematics, and physics. Toward this end, the center develops and manages programs in computational biology, such as the generation of mathematical models of biological networks, the development of modeling and simulation tools, the conduct of basic theoretical studies related to network organization and dynamic processes, and the development of methods for the analysis and dissemination of computational models. The center also defines the Institute’s needs for database development and applications, and it collaborates with other NIH components and Federal agencies in developing policies in this area. Other center activities include the support of multidisciplinary collaborations and of workshops, courses, and specialized meetings.

General Program Requirements
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a US national, citizen or permanent resident. You must also have completed a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral level of education or you must be qualified/certified/licensed in laboratory or clinical research and have current or past experience as a health care professional.

Application Process
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information
Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
National Institutes of Health
45 Center Drive MSC 6200
Bethesda, MD 20892-6200


Managing Agency
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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