HKUMedUG2023-Full ebook

Professional Recognition and Career Prospects BSc(Bioinformatics) graduates will possess practical and transferable interdisciplinary skills highly applicable and widely used in the research and development, hospitals and the healthcare industry and beyond, both locally and internationally, which meet the growing demand for biotechnology and big data expertise in local and international research centres, as well as growing demand for the clinical and public health data analysis in the hospital and healthcare sector. Here are some examples of tasks that our graduates can manage: • Interpreting genetic testing results from patients and reporting findings to help clinicians to make treatment decisions. • Identifying patterns in epidemic outbreak-based electronic records of passengers on public transport in order to guide pandemic prevention strategies. • Predicting how novel compounds interact with proteins to help identify new targeted therapies for diseases. Graduates with bioinformatics skills are of very high demand in the healthcare sector UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 2023 08