Baylor College of Medicine

School of Medicine

Quantitative & Computational Biosciences


One Baylor Plaza, MS: BCM215

MC 385

Houston, TX 77030

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

It is widely anticipated that quantitative modeling, advanced computing and data science will transform the biomedical research enterprise and practice of medicine in the coming decades as fundamentally as biochemistry and molecular biology transformed it during the past century. With leading researchers from seven institutions, the Quantitative & Computational Biosciences graduate program brings together the resources of the Texas Medical Center -- the world's largest complex of biomedical research institutions and hospitals, Rice University and neighboring institutions to discover new biomedical knowledge and improve human health. 

Research areas include the following:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer Informatics
  • Computational Biology
  • Computational Biophysics
  • Computational Neuroscience
  • Computational Structural Biology
  • Data Science
  • Deep Learning
  • Genome and Epigenome Informatics
  • Imaging and Image Analysis
  • Metabolomics and Proteomics
  • Systems Biology and Precision Medicine
  • Text Mining and Medical Informatics

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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