Bonnie Hurwitz

Associate Professor, Biosystems Engineering

Associate Professor, BIO5 Institute

Associate Professor, Genetics - GIDP

Associate Professor, Statistics-GIDP

Clinical Instructor, Pharmacy Practice-Science

Member of the Graduate Faculty

Dr. Bonnie Hurwitz is an Associate Professor of Biosystems Engineering at the University of Arizona and Bio5 Research Institute Fellow.  She has worked as a computational biologist for two decades on interdisciplinary projects in both industry and academia.  Her research on the Earth and human microbiome incorporates large-scale –omics datasets, high-throughput computing, and big data analytics to answer questions in systems biology.  In particular, Dr. Hurwitz is interested in how viruses re-engineer host metabolism and the implications on host-driven processes. Dr. Hurwitz is well-cited for her work in computational biology in diverse areas, from plant genomics to viral metagenomics, with over 6500 citations.

Offering Research Opportunities?


Prerequisite Courses

programming skills are useful

Majors Considered

computer science, biological sciences, and statistics

Types of Opportunities

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Start Date

January 2021

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