# Computational Biologist Interview Questions

Computational biologist interview questions shared by candidates

## Top Interview Questions

I can not disclose the detailed questions as I signed the nondisclosure agreement. All the questions are in a way "designed" to learn about your thought process and your understanding concepts and your knowledge of math/statistics. . |

What do you think it is a good day? |

Describe an algorithm I've used in data analysis |

Worked through an example of Bayesian logic. |

How would you check that a string that included parentheses and open brackets had a complete set of open/close characters? |

Why do you want to switch fields? I got several software-related questions. |

Tell me about your research interests. |

many questions about DNA matching and statistical inference and about computational complexity of different algorithms. You have to know your core computer science to answer them. |

Don't remember the details but there was some maths/ stats question that cost me a bit of time to grasp but it is more about keep calm and communicative rather than be able to give the right answer straight away. |

What would be the statistical solution for a problem presented |

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