CBCB Welcomes Amelia Harrison as Academic Advisor I

October, 2022– The Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology is extremely delighted to welcome Amelia Harrison as our new Academic Advisor I. As the Academic Advisor I, Amelia will serve as a resource for students about matters concerning degree...
Erin Sparks, UD assistant professor of plant molecular biology, and her research team will investigate what happens when you take aspects of the above-ground part of the plant and put them in the below-ground root. Photo by Monica Moriak.

Rebuilding Plants’ Defenses

Erin Sparks, UD assistant professor of plant molecular biology and CBCB Affiliated Faculty, and her research team will investigate what happens when you take aspects of the above-ground part of the plant and put them in the below-ground root....
Kelvin Lee, a member of the University of Delaware faculty since 2007, has been appointed interim vice president for research, scholarship and innovation.

Research Leadership

Kelvin Lee appointed interim vice president of research, scholarship and innovation at UD.

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Distinguished dissertations

Juniper Lake, bioinformatics data science, won the Interdisciplinary Research Prize for her dissertation “Muscle Disorder or Metabolic Disorder: Genomic, Transcriptomic and Metabolic Insights into the Pathogenesis of Wooden Breast and White Striping in Commercial Broiler Chickens.”

WELCOME TO THE CENTER FOR BIOINFORMATICS AND COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY

Bioinformatics and computational biology is an emerging field where biological and computational disciplines converge. Harnessing information from the newly founded Data Science Institute (DSI), the Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology (CBCB) is an interdisciplinary, cross-campus and inter-institutional initiative for the Delaware research and education community. It is built on the Bioinformatics Core at the Delaware Biotechnology Institute (DBI) and the bioinformatics infrastructure of the Protein Information Resource (PIR).

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EDUCATION

Why a Bioinformatics degree from University of Delaware?

Whatever your background, life sciences or computational/ mathematical sciences, students, full-time or part-time at the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology will gain core competency for job opportunities in the very rapidly growing field of bioinformatics. Indeed the bioinformatics market is projected to reach $21 billion by year 2026. The opportunities exist in industries ranging from agriculture, pharmaceuticals and health care to data analytics and software industry.

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RESEARCH

Fostering cutting-edge, interdisciplinary, cross-campus and inter-institutional research in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology synergistic to UD strategic research areas, including Systems Biology, Energy and Environmental Studies, and Translational Medicine.

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Core Facility

CORE FACILITY

Providing scientific expertise and core infrastructure support in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology for the Delaware research and education community. Available resources include bioinformatics services, consulting, training, and access to computational infrastructure and software.

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Melinda Duncan

​Biomedical Research Leader

NEWS

Rebuilding Plants’ Defenses

Erin Sparks, UD assistant professor of plant molecular biology and CBCB Affiliated Faculty, and her research team will investigate what happens when...

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SEMINARS

Personalized Medicine: Will It Work for Decreasing Age Related Morbidities?
Dr. Christopher Martens
December 5, 2022 | 3:30 PM