Hunter College is one of only nine institutions of higher education in the country to offer an interdisciplinary program in quantitative biology. Students majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics or Statistics can add a quantitative biology concentration to their major. Among the many benefits of this innovative program are access to competitive scholarships, small classes, training by a multidisciplinary team of research scientists and dedicated academics, individual mentoring, the opportunity to participate in research conducted at Hunter and nationally, topnotch preparation for graduate studies and for scientific careers in this new frontier.
Qubi concentrators will learn statistical and computational methods and how to apply those methods to the processing, storage, analysis, visualization and modeling of large-scale molecular biological data. They will also develop the research, communication and collaborative skills to contribute to the solution of problems in bioinformatics as members of a multidisciplinary team.