Developing software for genome data and systems biology

1 July 2005

Computer multinational Microsoft is hosting a meeting of leading scientists in Venice, Towards 2020 Science, to discuss current and future needs for new computational tools to generate, store, analyse and interpret data from scientific research (see BBC news report). The volume of data in some areas, such as genomic research and systems biology, is increasing at a massive rate and current software has limited capacity to handle it. Systems biology, sometimes dubbed

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