Computing for Biomedical Scientists OpenCourseWare: MIT's Free Graduate Level Biomedical Science Class

Published Feb 15, 2009

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'Computing for Biomedical Scientists' is a free OpenCourseWare offered by MIT. In this graduate-level course, students learn to apply the principles of computer science and programming to problems in a variety of biomedical fields. Any student studying Biomedical Engineering, Health Sciences, Biology or related fields is encouraged to take advantage of this free class.

Computing for Biomedical Scientists: Course Specifics

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Computing for Biomedical Scientists: Course Description

Instructors Dr. Aziz Boxwala, Dr. Omolola Ogunyemi, Dr. Qing Zeng teach this graduate-level OpenCourseWare. 'Computing for Biomedical Scientists' offers students a thorough examination of the topics including the storing and recovery of data inputted in the computer system, as well as the handling of the data to solve problems. Programming algorithms and paradigms are processes that are also explored within the course. The goal of this course is to help students studying Biology apply computer problem-solving technologies to their own research. A basic understanding of computer programming principles is encouraged but not required.

The assignments, lecture notes and project information for 'Computing for Biomedical Scientists' course are all available online. To find out more, check out the computer models of biomedical data course page.

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