Applied genomics

Place of Study: Russia, St. Petersburg
Duration: 2 years (120 credits)
Language: English
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree in the field of Biology, Biotechnology, Genetics (or related fields) with excellent/good grades. Upper intermediate level of English language (B2 according to CEFR)
The program is delivered on the basis of the International SCAMT Institute, the leading ITMO lab specializing in interdisciplinary research in the fields of biology, genetics, chemistry, material science and IT.
This program is based on a unique concept that includes both trainings in the competencies of genomic bioinformatics and experimental molecular biology. The aim of the program is to train full-stack specialists in the field of genomics, capable of conducting their own full-cycle research. The program is based on project-based training for the implementation of urgent scientific tasks, including industrial partners' tasks.
You can perform a research project in one of the research groups or work on your own startup in an industrial laboratory. Depending on your project, from the second semester you choose an individual educational trajectory in one of the following specializations:
  • Prokaryotes genomics
  • Plant genomics
  • Animals and humans genomics