PINC 1st Social Gathering

Join us this Saturday, December 3 at Junipero Serra Clubhouse & Playground for the PINC program’s first social gathering!

We will be celebrating the achievements of our first cohort (Fall 2016) and look forward to meeting the family, friends, and significant others that have supported our students on their educational journey. In addition, the PINC professors, chairs of the Biology and the Computer Science department, and guests from academia and industry will be in attendance. Prospective PINC students are encouraged and invited to attend to learn more about our program.

Food and refreshments will be provided, but feel free to bring an appetizer or dessert! There is a playground for children and indoor/outdoor seating. Street parking is available on Denslowe and Stonecrest Drive.

Email pinc.sfsu@gmail.com to RSVP. All are welcome!

PINC 1st Social Gathering
Time: Saturday, December 3 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Junipero Serra Playground and Clubhouse
300 Stonecrest Drive San Francisco, CA 94132
Map:

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Application for Spring 2017 now open

PINC is designed as a program for biology majors, and consists of 15 units of computer science coursework (5 courses spread over 4 semesters) that will allow the students to earn an “Emphasis in Computer Science.”

We are looking for students who want to start the PINC program in the spring of 2017. The first class will be taught Tue/ Thu 12:35 – 1:50.

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PINC students in the classroom.

Apply here: 2017 PINC Application.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact Prof. Ilmi Yoon (ilmi@sfsu.edu), Prof. Pleuni Pennings (pennings@sfsu.edu, office hours after Thanksgiving: Tue and Fri 3-4 PM HH 673) or Prof. Carmen Domingo (cdomingo@sfsu.edu).

For more information, download the flyer here: pincflyerversiondec2016.

Content of the PINC program

5 courses, 15 units total, taken during 4 semesters:

  1. CSc 306 (Computing and App Design for Biologists),
  2. CSc 307 (Web and Databases for Biologists),
  3. CSc 220 (Data Structures and Algorithms),
  4. CSc 690 (Two special topic courses, lectures & independent research project)

Deadline to apply is Dec. 7st 2016

Add an emphasis in computer science to your CV!

Mentoring by CS grad students and Bio Professors!

Apply your new CS skills to biology topics & improve your job prospects!

No prior CS knowledge needed!

Want to talk to PINC student? Please join us at PINC BBQ on 12/3. Details will follow on this website.