[BiO BB] Education: Tuition-free online bioinformatics training seeking students

Ann Reed areed at imdc.org
Tue Apr 25 13:09:27 EDT 2006

BiTmaP: Bioinformatics Training Program is seeking students for the Fall
2006 semester. The application deadline is June 9, 2006. All tuition and
course materials are paid for by a generous grant from the U.S. Dept. of

BiTmaP courses are accredited and provided by the University of Illinois
at Chicago (UIC). Our program consists of on-line lectures, industry
seminars and work-site and internship experiences that focus on standard
bioinformatics principles and protocols used widely throughout industry
and academia. 

Students complete 3 of the following 4 courses and earn 12-graduate
level credits and a certificate in bioinformatics from UIC. BiTmaP
courses are: Introduction to Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Functional
Computational Genomics and Microarray, Molecular Modeling in

Minimum qualifications for applicants:
1. U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency
2. Minimum B.S. degree, preferably in C.S.
3. Minimum 3.0 or B average GPA
4. Aptitude, enthusiasm or interest in moving to a career in the life

To pre-qualify for tuition sponsorship, send a resume or CV to
apply at bitmapchicago.com. For more information, please visit
http://www.bitmapchicago.com/ or email areed at bitmapchicago.com. 

This program is intended to help re-train American workers, so U.S.
citizenship or permanent residency is required. 

Ann Reed
Director, BiTmaP: Bioinformatics Training Program
Chicago Technology Park

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