Q Where will bioinformatics be in two years? Five years?
A In addition to following the current trends in bioinformatics, the next couple of years will bring a shift toward producing smarter tools for biologists that will increase their efficiency in mining data. The next five years will see the development of tools that take advantage of integrated genomics, proteomics, and metabolic pathways data to unravel the regulatory network that controls cell development.
Q What are the biggest challenges the bioinformatics sector faces?