Computer Science and Mathematics meet Biology and Biochemistry to solve problems in life sciences and educate students.

The Center for Computing in Life Sciences (CCLS) is part of a University-wide strategic thrust towards interdisciplinary research and education. It addresses the emerging trend of integration of life sciences and computational and mathematical sciences. It involves faculty, researchers, and students from the SFSU departments of Biology, Biochemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics. The broad research program of the center emphasizes investigations in topics varying from Bioinformatics and Computational Drug Discovery to complex data visualization and development of new paradigms for data modeling, user interfaces and web-engineering in contexts involving life sciences.


CCLS and the CS Department gratefully acknowledges support from IBM Almaden ResearchAmazon Web ServicesMicrosoft CorporationEmulex and Claritics.