Bioinformatics & Coding Summer Bridge Course: Apply Now - Course Starting Soon

This September, The Baskin School of Engineering and the Genomics Institute is again offering the Bioinformatics & Coding early start course! This pre-fall-quarter course is designed to teach foundational skills to first year students and expose them to the bioinformatics, bioengineering, computer science, and computational biology majors. This non-credit course is free and will be 100% online.

Dates of course: September 4th -  September 29th, 2023

Class meetings: M,W,F 4:00- 5:50PM PDT

Prerequisites: Must be an incoming frosh or transfer student. Class size will be limited to 15 participants. Coding experience is NOT required. 

BIPoC, Latinx, differently abled, and other students of backgrounds historically underrepresented in STEM fields are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested students are encouraged to apply soon with this online form, as the course start date approaches quickly!

For more information, email Zia Isola:


Please note that the syllabus is subject to change before the first day of the course: SyllabusBioinformaticsBridgeCourse.docx