Bioinformatics: Information Session

The intersection of computer programming, data, and science.


Join us for a 30-minute introduction to the field of bioinformatics and the UCSC Silicon Valley Extension certificate program. 


Designed to give you a sense of what it takes to begin a bioinformatics career, Janani Rangarajan, M.S., bioinformatician and program chair, will discuss the tools and technologies used to make meaning from health data, the foundation for cures and vaccines being discovered each day. 


The event begins with a very brief overview of upcoming courses in the Bioinformatics certificate program and jumps right into Q&A.


Who This Is For

No experience necessary. This session is designed for anyone interested in learning about a possible career in the fascinating field of bioinformatics. You’ll get to see if merging your interest in science with programming makes sense to you. The demand is enormous for trained professionals in the bioinformatics field. Help save lives!


Featuring: Janani Rangarajan, M.S.,

Teaches: Bioinformatics Tools, Databases and Methods
Beginning Jan. 4, 2021 • Online & Self-paced



Several of next year’s courses are 15% off through the end of the year.




Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 11:00am to 11:30am

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