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Computational Biology

Computational Biology

What is Computational Biology?

Computational biology integrates mathematics, statistics, computer science, and biological data to develop models and derive insights into biological systems. This interdisciplinary field is critical for analyzing complex biomedical datasets and advancing precision medicine.

Key areas in computational biology include bioinformatics, systems biology, structural biology, and bioimage analysis. Novel computational methods enable analysis of large genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic, and imaging datasets to understand disease mechanisms, identify biomarkers, design drugs, and optimize treatment strategies.

NFCR-Supported Researchers Working on Computational Biology

Elana Fertig, Ph.D
Johns Hopkins University
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

Isidore Rigoutsos, Ph.D.
University Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

Mario L. Suvà, M.D., Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School

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