The Center for Computational and Integrative Biology has set forth the following Learning Goals for students enrolled in the CCIB curriculum:

  1. Students will acquire a productive understanding of the five scientific fields (Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics) that comprise CCIB, sufficient to engage in interdisciplinary research.
  2. Students will develop deep understanding in a specific area of computational biology, so to be able to perform research activity in the field of computational biology.
  3. Student will be able to gain basic skills to communicate and deliver information to scientists from different disciplines, as specified on Goal 1.
  4. Students will acquire skills and abilities to pursue STEM careers in academia, government or industry.