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Two New Biology M.S. Degrees

IIT's Master of Science in Biology for the Health Professions is suitable as preparation for professional health schools, including medicine, dentistry, optometry, and pharmacy.


IIT's Master of Science in Biology with Applied Life Sciences specialization is for people who are working in the life sciences (pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical technology) industry and want a graduate degree to obtain a more advanced position in industry.


Rogachev and Collaborators Predict Existence of “Impossible” Molecules
Illinois Institute of Technology Assistant Chemistry Professor Andrey Rogachev and his collaborators have predicted... read more
IIT Biologists Determine the Molecular Mechanisms of Enzyme Action in Cholera and Related Diseases
Illinois Institute of Technology biologists have described the operation at the molecular level of a key enzyme associated with... read more
Researchers Solve Mystery of How AkT "Moves" from Cytosol to Cell Membrane
Chicago – July 29, 2015 -  Jialing Xiang, professor of biology at Illinois Institute of Technology, and her collaborators... read more
IIT Computer Science Pioneer Robert B.K. Dewar Passes Away
Robert B.K. Dewar, a pioneer in computer science at IIT, passed away on June 30. Dewar taught information science and computer... read more
AMAT Professor and Chair Hickernell Speaks at Statistics Conference
Fred J. Hickernell, chair and professor of applied mathematics, presented an invited talk, “Guaranteed Fixed-Width Confidence... read more
New Biology B.S. Degree

Students who are interested in both biology and computer science may consider the study of bioinformatics.


Bioinformaticians develop ways to gather and analyze data for biology research and other purposes. Advances in biology are often impeded by the glut of ever-expanding datasets and by a lack of dedicated software and algorithms, requiring skilled biologists capable of handling massive amounts of information, performing in-depth statistical analyses, and programming. Bioinformaticians do all of these things.


Dane Wilburne - IIT
Sep 1, 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Department of Applied Mathematics - Seminar - E1 tbd
Sep 1
Pavel Snopok - Assistant Professor of Physics
Sep 3, 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Physics - Colloquia - 111 Life Sciences
Sep 3
Jan Verschelde - University of Illinois at Chicago
Sep 8, 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Department of Applied Mathematics - Seminar - E1 tbd
Sep 8
Aaron Geller - Northwestern University
Sep 10, 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Physics - Colloquia - 111 Life Sciences
Sep 10
Lili Ju - Department of Mathematics, University of South Carolina
Sep 14, 4:40pm to 5:40pm
Department of Applied Mathematics - Colloquia - E1 258
Sep 14