Explainer: what is bioinformatics?

09/12/2013 17:34

By Mark Ragan

Bioinformatics underpins and enables research across the life sciences. This ranges from high-volume reductionist science (genomics, proteomics and the other “omics”, regulation of gene activity, epigenetics, protein and RNA structure and function, cell organisation) to comparative, evolutionary and systems biology. The latter, in particular, attempts to discover how our bodies work. [Read more] ...