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QBC umbrella

The Quantitative Biosciences Consortium (QBC) builds upon a culture of integrated graduate training at UCSF. In fact, QBC is one of several UCSF training umbrellas that bring together graduate programs with similar foci. Although these umbrellas have various funding sources, they share the common goal of exposing UCSF’s graduate students to ideas, perspectives, and experts across traditional academic boundaries. For example:

PhD
graduate program
QBC member iPQB member PIBS member*
Bioengineering (BioE) yes no no
Biological and Medical Informatics (BMI) yes yes no
Pathway in Bioinformatics (BI) yes yes no
Optional Designated Emphasis in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (CBBI) yes yes no
Optional Designated Emphasis in Complex Biological Systems (CBS)
yes

yes

no
Pathway in
Clinical and Translational Informatics (CTI)
no no no
Biophysics (BP) yes yes yes
Optional Designated Emphasis in Complex Biological Systems (CBS) yes yes yes
Chemistry and Chemical Biology (CCB) yes no yes
Phamaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics (PSPG) yes no no

*PIBS also includes graduate programs in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, developmental biology, and neuroscience.

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