Sandra Porter continues her series on careers in biotechnology, this time focusing on "life in a bioinformatics software company." For this post, Porter describes a bit of her personal experience at a bioinformatics company that has survived since 1997. At her company, people with varied backgrounds (molecular biology, software, programmers) bring different skills to the team. Again, she includes a nice flow chart to help explain it all.

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