About the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate Program

Iowa State University has been recognized as one of the top Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB) PhD programs in the nation. 

The Iowa State University Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB) Program offers Ph.D. training at the intersections of Biological, Computing and Information Sciences. Read more about

Recent News

May 9, 2019

Recently CB had the annual Faculty meeting and the eight new affiliated faculty with BCB were invited to give seminars about their research.  This link provides all eight of their seminars.  


April 4, 2019

Valeria is an international student from Colombia. She completed two B.Sc, degrees, including biological engineering at the National University of Colombia and biology at the University of Antioquia in Colombia. After completing her two bachelor degrees, she was awarded the Santander scholarship to a master’s degree in biomedical research at the University of Valladolid in Spain. After that, she got a Fulbright scholarship for her Ph. D. at the Iowa State University where she is currently finishing her third year in the Interdepartmental Bioinformatics and Computational Biology program.