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Bioinformatics Careers

Learn about the competence and skill requirements of the following bioinformatics job descriptions:
  • NGS Data Scientist
  • Bioinformatics engineer
  • Microbiome scientist
This course is free

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I had a great learning experience and importantly, I was super excited today because I got the opportunity to put my learning to use and I was able to do just that!
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About the Course

About the Course

Get insider access to the career secrets used by top biotech executives to land exciting career opportunities. With guests speakers from Illumina and Google Health, see what their day looks like and the skills they use in their day to day lives.

Course Syllabus

Welcome to HackBio

  • Welcome to HackBio
  • The New Platform: Learning
  • Testing the new platform
  • Getting Help!
  • Welcome to Bioinformatics Careers


  • Know about the Speaker
  • Career trends and pathways in microbiome science with Manuela Pausan
  • Discussions (Q&A) with Manuela

Data Science

  • Meet the Speaker
  • Thriving as a leader in a data Driven Company
  • Interactive Session with Sarah


  • Meet the speaker (Hana Sepideh Sadrai, PhD)
  • Technical Roadmap to Next Generation Sequencing and Genomics
  • Interactive Session with Hana.
  • Your Comments!

Machine Learning and AI

  • Meet the speaker (Kishwar Shafin, PhD)
  • Innovations in Machine Learning and Genomics
  • Interactive Session with Kishwar
  • Before you leave!


  • Plan Your Future

What Next after this course? πŸ€”

  • What Next: Getting into graduate school (Masters or PhD) πŸ”¬πŸ‘©β€πŸ”¬πŸ§‘πŸΌβ€πŸ”¬
  • What Next: Getting a job in a company πŸ§‘β€πŸ’»πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»
  • What Next: Improving your skills at work πŸ“ˆ 🍳
Technologies you will use

Bioinformatics Careers

100% Practice Oriented
Immediately applicable skills
High quality portfolio projects

Here is the Plan

Estimated Time

1 week @ 10 hours

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Real world projects

From industry and academia

Self-paced, flexible learning

Control your learning time and pace

Support for computing

You don't have to buy a new computer to learn

Not sure of where to start?

Take our pathfinder test to get you aligned on passion and future

Your opportunity to land:

βœ… Modern PhD Research Opportunity
βœ… Bioinformatics Scientist/Analyst
βœ… Research Internships