Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Bioniformatics and Computational Biology is the research of applying bioinformatics theory and methods in areas such as pharmaceuticals, medical technology, biotechnology, computational biology, proteomics, computer information science, biology and medical informatics. They may design databases and develop algorithms for processing and analyzing genomic information, or other biological information.

Sample Occupations:

  • Bioinformatics Scientists
  • Biouinformatics Technicians
  • Computational Biologist
  • Computational Biology Programmer
  • Computational Biology Research Assistant
  • Bioinformatics Specialist
  • Bioinformatics Data Analyst/Scientist
  • Research Technician
  • Staff Scientist
  • Computational Biology and Informatics Manager
  • Scientist, Computational Biology
  • Bioinformatics Product Specialist

Skills Required:

  • Statistics
  • Computational biology
  • Computer science
  • Databases and data modeling
  • Scripting languages
  • Programming knowledge
  • Biology wet lab experience
  • Written and oral communication
  • Interdisciplinary team experience

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