CompBioMed in science and engineering curriculum at UCL

UCL’s undergraduate research project course BIOC0023 – Specialist Research Project in Molecular Biology has been designed to give Year 3 biomedical science and biotechnology students experience in experimental and computational aspects of metagenomic analysis on environmental samples .
Following a workshop “Rough Guide to HPC for Bioscientists”, they are given access to a high-performance computing clusters to analyse their data.
85 students in 2017-2018 and 100 students in 2018-2019 took this course as part of their degree programme studies (BSc Biochemistry, BSc Molecular Biology, BSc Biotechnology and MSci Biochemistry).
The course was delivered by UCL and the HPC workshop was run by EPCC.