Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Program Snapshot

The Bioinformatics and Computational Biology program, which supports the National Centers for Biomedical Computing, aims to develop novel, cutting-edge software and data management tools to effectively mine the vast wealth of biomedical data generated from sophisticated modern laboratory techniques and facilitate data sharing between researchers.



Program Highlights

The Importance of Biomedical Informatics and the Impact of the National Centers for Biomedical Computing (NCBCs) featured in JAMIA

The March 2012 Issue of the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) highlights the efforts of the centers participating in the NIH NCBC program. An editorial history of the NCBC program is provided by Dr. Jeremy Berg, former NIGMS Director.

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Reference: JAMIA 2012 March; Volume 19, Issue 2


NEW! View the National Centers for Biomedical Computing (NCBC) Showcase!

Learn more about the research, training, and outreach in computational science offered through the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology program.

View the NCBC Showcase Day 1, and Day 2.

National Centers for Biomedical Computing
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National Center for Simulation of Biological Structures (SimBioS) at Stanford University
National Center for the Multiscale Analysis of Genomic and Cellular Networks (MAGNet) at Columbia University

National Alliance for Medical Image Computing (NA-MIC) at Brigham and Women's Hospital
Integrating Biology and the Bedside (I2B2) at Brigham and Women's Hospital

National Center for Biomedical Ontology (NCBO) at Stanford University
Integrate Data for Analysis, Anonymization, and Sharing (IDASH) at the University of California, San Diego

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