Department of Systems and Computational Biology

The Department of Systems and Computational Biology (DoSCB) (erstwhile Virtual Centre for Systems Biology) is the fifth department in the School of Life Sciences. It was established as per the statute 17(5)(a)&(b) of University of Hyderabad based on a resolution passed by its Executive Council on 30th September 2018.


The faculty from this department are involved in teaching Genomics, Computational Biology, Mathematics & Statistics and Systems Biology courses to not only IntMSc(Syst Biol) but also to the students of MSc. (Biotechnology) and MTech (Bioinformatics) from the sister departments. In a symbiont manner, the sister departments of School of Life Sciences and other science schools have also been offering other courses that span core biology courses, computational neurobiology, statistcal physics, machine learning & data analytics to the students of IntMSc (Syst Biol)).