Computational and Systems Biology

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Building 68-230A
Cambridge
MA
02139

Phone: 

617-324-4144

Email: 

Application Opens: 

October 1

Deadline: 

December 1

Fee: 

$75.00

Terms of Enrollment: 

Fall Term (September)

Degrees: 

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Standardized Tests: 

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

  • General test required
  • Subject test optional
  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 0000

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

  • Minimum score required: 6
  • Electronic scores send to: MIT Graduate Admissions

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

  • Minimum score required: 95 (iBT) 587 (PBT)
  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 99

The IELTS exam is preferred over the TOEFL.
Waivers are not offered.

Areas of Research: 

Behavioral Genetics and Genomics
Bioengineering and Neuroengineering
Quantitative Imaging
Biological Networks and Machine Learning
Cancer Systems Biology
Cellular Biophysics
Chemical Biology and Metabolomics
Epigenomics
Evolutionary and Computational Biology
Microbiology and Systems Ecology
Single Cell Manipulations and Measurement
Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology
Precision Medicine and Medical Genomics
Regulatory Genomics and Proteomics
Stem Cell and Developmental Systems Biology
Synthetic Biology and Biological Design

Application Requirements: 

Online application
Statement of objectives
Three letters of recommendation
Transcripts
English proficiency exam scores
GRE scores

Special Instructions: 

Applicants are not required to complete the Subjects Taken page. All other sections are required. We generally do not review CVs as information can be included in your online application.