Bioinformatics Ph.D.

Expert faculty at Indiana’s life science and IT research campus

Our bioinformatics degree programs put you in the heart of Indiana’s health care campus, where faculty inspire innovation and novel collaborations in high-through data analysis, big data mining, omics technologies, precision medicine, and many other translational research.

The Ph.D. in Bioinformatics is a 90-credit-hour program that includes core courses, research rotations, the choice of a minor, qualifying examinations, and a dissertation. Our curriculum provides a balance in wide-ranging fields, cutting-edge computing technology, state-of-the-art informatics skills, innovative research and scholarly activities, bioethics, effective teaching, and intellectual property, preparing graduates to succeed in post-doctoral careers. In addition to research and analytics, you’ll learn how to:

  • Perform novel research projects
  • Publish original articles
  • Present inspiring findings at national conferences
  • Create visual representations of complex data
  • Design database systems
  • Write effective grant proposals


Sarath Chandra Janga

Associate Professor, Bioinformatics, Data Science

Bohdan Khomtchouk

Assistant Professor, Bioinformatics, Data Science

Alexander Krohannon

Lecturer, Biomedical Informatics

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James Chia-Ying Lin

Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Informatics

Juexin Wang

Assistant Professor, Bioinformatics

Jingwen Yan

Associate Professor, Bioinformatics