An interesting post on ScienceBlogs’ Discovering Biology in a Digital World talks about where bioinformatics fits in in the biotech industry. The blogger, a bioinformatics scientist and entrepreneur, classifies biotech professionals into two broad groups: scientists, who use bioinformatics software as a research tool, and computer programmers, who write code and create customized software programs. A handy diagram shows different career paths and what to expect once employed.
What is Bioinformatics Again?
Jul 17, 2007