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Major

Computational Biology

    Major overview

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    Did you know that computational biologists helped stop the spread of Ebola in 2014? Or that their models led to more sustainable fishing practices? A University of Melbourne computational biologist was even responsible for identifying the bones of King Richard III, which were found buried under a parking lot.

    • Study biology, mathematics and statistics, and computer science in this truly multidisciplinary major. You’ll learn to interpret biological phenomena using mathematical and statistical models, computational tools and algorithms. Get ready for the jobs of tomorrow.