Creating Products and Services in Bioinformatics

  • Radu Cristian TomaEmail author
  • Laura Dorina Dinu
  • Camelia Filofteia Diguta


In this chapter, bioinformatics is defined, emphasizing the interdisciplinary aspects. There is detailed information regarding the bioinformatics fields such as database design and data mining, sequencing, gene and protein expression, structural bioinformatics, phylogenetic tree construction, biological networks, and their practical application. In addition, tools provided by bioinformatics are described (open-sources and web-based services in bioinformatics, educational programs, and training platforms in bioinformatics). The chapter analyze the path of a bioinformatics student toward entrepreneurship in the US context versus the European context.


Bioinformatics Databases Health sciences Precision medicine Translational bioinformatics Pharmacoinformatics Microbiomics Oncology Biomedical computing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Radu Cristian Toma
    • 1
    Email author
  • Laura Dorina Dinu
    • 1
  • Camelia Filofteia Diguta
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of BiotechnologiesUniversity of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of BucharestBucharestRomania

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