BS Bioinformatics & Computational Biology


HSC in Pre-engineering / Pre-medical / Computer Science, A-levels / DAE or Equivalent

Why select this program?

Bioinformatics and Computational biology is an emerging interdisciplinary research field and is progressively getting used to boost the standard of life. It has boundless importance in the present era when we are dealing with molecules in the range of nano to femtometers. It is no surprise that the worldwide demand for bioinformaticians and computational biology is on the rise. Through the integrative analysis and sequencing of vast data sets, bioinformatics has revolutionized biological science. Over the last 20 years it has accelerated the application of genomics, and it continues to prove crucial in the understanding of diseases like COVID-19. Between 2020 and 2027 the global bioinformatics market is set to increase by 13.4% annually as biological and clinical institutions and businesses seek to deliver more effective and efficient data-based services.


The university provides the best resources and facilities to their students and also support their learning with diverse research and teaching. Some of the facilities includes:

  • Ziauddin Hospital facility available for training purpose
  • Within city campus (easy-to-reach), district central
  • Fully equipped (AC, Multimedia, Computer facilities) classrooms
  • State-of-the-art labs at Education City (Link Road) Campus
  • Latest books available in library
  • E-access available, HINARI, PERN, IEEE (Digital Library)
  • PhD faculty
  • Affordable fee
  • Financial Assistance available

Career Prospects

The career prospects in the field of bioinformatics have further increased since the merging of information technology has taken place with molecular biology. A few specific career areas that fall within the scope of bioinformatics include:

  • Bio-analytics
  • Clinical pharmacologist
  • Computational chemist
  • Database design and maintenance
  • Proteomics
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Pharmacology
  • Sequence assembly
  • Sequence analysis   
  •  Informatics developer, etc

Strength of Faculty Members (a short introduction that highlights their strengths/ experience)

Faculty of Ziauddin University has well trained, research oriented, experienced, dedicated and energetic teaching faculty members. The academic faculty works enthusiastically for bringing new perspectives and ideas for continuing the innovation and new ways for the students and faculty members via researches, integrations and collaborations. The faculty members are subjects experts and have specialized degrees in their respective domains.  Moreover the faculty members have research publications in national and international reputable journals.

Advisory Committee

Dr. Saad Jawaid Khan

Associate Professor & Chairperson
Email: [email protected]

Dr. Syeda Bushra Zafar

Assistant Professor
Email: [email protected]

Dr. Fariha Ibrahim

Assistant Professor
Email: [email protected]