Computer Science and Engineering

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology


Welcome to the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Lab (BCBL) at the computer science and engineering department of the University of South Carolina.

Advances in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology are making critical contributions to disease detection, drug design, agriculture and environmental sciences through the development of computational methods including simulation and modeling, database design, high-performance computing, pattern recognition methods, search algorithms, statistical methods and visualization techniques.

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology is increasingly recognized as a distinctive scientific discipline combining aspects of computer science, statistics, mathematics,  and biology, as well as related areas such as biochemistry and physics. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, addresses the growing national and regional demand for trained multidisciplinary scientists.

Our faculty are engaged in leading-edge research and are dedicated to educating the next generation of researchers and practitioners in bioinformatics and computational biology.

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC 29208

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