Welcome to the Bioinformatics Postgraduate Programme


The Bioinformatics Postgraduate Programme aims to satisfy the need for high-quality training of young scientists, with the intention to enter the challenging field of Bioinformatics.Given the explosion in Biotechnology research (including, among others, Pharmacogenomics and Molecular Medicine), the emergence of a critical mass of scientists with a foundation in Bioinformatics, should lead to the advancement of modern biological research in our country, in both academia and industry.

The Bioinformatics Postgraduate Programme is organized and coordinated by the Faculty of Biology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. At the same time, the Programme collaborates with a number of prominent Universities and Research Institutions including the Agricultular University of Athens, the University of Thessaly, the National Technical University of Athens, the Harokopio University, the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA), The National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF) and the National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos”. The Programme’s courses are taught by Professors and Researchers from the above institutions, as well as invited speakers from other institutions, both in Greece and abroad. The Programme is accommodated in the Department of Cell Biology and Biophysics, Faculty of Biology at the campus of the University of Athens.

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