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Bioinformatics Summer Bootcamp

Learn Bioinformatics this Summer


Times: June 26 to July 26, 2023

Style: Online (Remote Synchronous)

This camp will introduce students with no or limited previous programming experience to bioinformatics concepts and command line tools. For the time of the class you will be enrolled as a non-matriculated graduate student at Drexel University. The course is available for students currently enrolled as seniors in undergraduate, graduate programs or are working professionals. In this course, students will learn:

  • How to install bioinformatics tools and use them through the command line

  • Exposure to different fields within bioinformatics

  • Strategies for using available tools to answer different bioinformatics questions

  • Basic plotting and data analysis with R

  • Learn from selected experts about bioinformatics projects

The class is an remote synchronous class.


Ceylan Tanes, PhD is a biomedical engineer by training. She got her PhD from Drexel University. She is currently working as a bioinformatics scientist at the CHOP Microbiome Center.


Fees are approximately $1,300 for tuition. The workshop runs for 5 weeks, every Monday and Wednesday, from 3-4 pm.

The credit associated with the class can be applied to the Drexel Bioinformatics Graduate Certificate, or any Drexel Master Degree, offered by the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems. This includes our new MS degree in Bioinformatics which combines modules in Bioinformatics, Data Science, Drug Discovery and Neurotechnology.

Current Drexel Students

Please contact Natalia Broz ( if you are a current Drexel student and want to enroll in this course.


  1. Make a user account

  2. Choose Fall 2023-Summer 2024 option

  3. Choose Graduate Application,

  4. Complete biographical Information

  5. Under Academic Area of Interest Choose “The School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems” and then in the program field Choose “Non-Matriculated – School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems”.

  6. Under Term you Plan to Enroll choose Summer

  7. Under Full-Time/Part-Time Status choose Part-Time

  8. Follow the directions about entering current or previous institutions and emailing unofficial transcripts to and disregard application essay and CV information (click continue).

  9. Answer Disclosures Questions

  10. Certify application and submit!

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Please apply until June 16, 2023

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