Industry Employers Say Bioinformatics Graduates Lack Proper Skills, Training | GenomeWeb

SANTA CRUZ, Calif.--Are institutions of higher education to blame for the shortage of skilled bioinformatics employees? Some bioinformatics managers in industry who talked to BioInform attribute at least part of the struggle to fill job openings to universities that they said aren't teaching students the right skills.

At the same time, many concede that the demands of the rapidly evolving genomics business are such that academic programs have a hard time keeping up.

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