Computational Biology

Computational biology involves the development and application of data-analytical and theoretical methods, mathematical modeling and computational simulation techniques to the study of biological, ecological, behavioral, and social systems. The field is broadly defined and includes foundations in biology, applied mathematics, statistics, biochemistry, chemistry, biophysics, molecular biology, genetics, genomics, computer science and evolution.

Computational biology is different from biological computing, which is a subfield of computer science and computer engineering using bioengineering and biology to build computers, but is similar to bioinformatics, which is an interdisciplinary science using computers to store and process biological data.

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Matching Computational Biology Colleges

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $49,580 average out-state tuition; $49,580 average in-state tuition

Harvard University

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $44,990 average out-state tuition; $44,990 average in-state tuition

Princeton University

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $47,140 average out-state tuition; $47,140 average in-state tuition

Case Western Reserve University

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $47,074 average out-state tuition; $47,074 average in-state tuition

Brown University

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $52,231 average out-state tuition; $52,231 average in-state tuition

Florida State University

Four or more years; Public; $19,084 average out-state tuition; $4,640 average in-state tuition

University of Delaware

Four or more years; Public; $31,860 average out-state tuition; $11,870 average in-state tuition

Scholarships for Computational Biology Majors

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FIRST Scholarship - Bay Atlantic University

FIRST

$13,500 August 15, 2021 See Details
 

FIRST Scholarship - Bay Atlantic University

FIRST

award

$13,500

deadline

August 15, 2021
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Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

Up to $10,000 May 05, 2021 See Details
 

Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

award

Up to $10,000

deadline

May 05, 2021
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STEM Scholarship in Memory of James Fabian, Esq.

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$3,000 May 15, 2021 See Details
 

STEM Scholarship in Memory of James Fabian, Esq.

Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration

award

$3,000

deadline

May 15, 2021
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STEM Scholarship

B&G Refrigeration

$1,000 June 30, 2021 See Details
 

STEM Scholarship

B&G Refrigeration

award

$1,000

deadline

June 30, 2021
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