Bioinformatics is one of the pioneer sciences in biotechnology that use computational methods to understand and model life mechanisms in molecular aspects. But what is the application of bioinformatics ?
Applications of bioinformatics in medicine. Bioinformatics has proven quite useful in medicine as the complete sequencing of the human genome has helped to unlock the genetic contribution for many diseases. Its applications include drug discovery, personalized medicine, preventative medicine and gene therapy. In another aspect, bioinformatics applications directly lead to new products for biotechnology and biopharmaceuticals industries.