Publisher: National Institute of Health 2012
Number of pages: 24
By teaming computers and biology, scientists can answer new and old questions that could offer insights into the fundamental processes that keep us alive and make us sick. This booklet introduces you to just some of the ways that physicists, biologists and even artists are computing life. Each section focuses on a different research problem, offers examples of current scientific projects.
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by Sabu M. Thampi - arXiv
Bioinformatics is a new discipline that addresses the need to manage and interpret the data that was massively generated by genomic research. This discipline represents the convergence of genomics, biotechnology and information technology.
by Katja Schuerer, Catherine Letondal - Pasteur Institute
This course is designed for biologists who already have some programming knowledge in other languages. The focus is on biological examples that are used throughout the course, as well as the suggested exercises drawn from the field of biology.
by Arthur Gruber, et al. - National Center for Biotechnology Information
This book is intended to serve both as a textbook for bioinformatics courses and as a base for self-teaching. Each chapter addresses a specific problem in bioinformatics and consists of a theoretical part and a tutorial with practical applications.
by Jacques Cohen - Brandeis University
The article aims to introduce computer scientists to the new field of bioinformatics. It provides a bird's eye view of the basic concepts in molecular cell biology and describes the kind of algorithms that are necessary to understand cell behavior.