computational molecular biology


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computational molecular biology

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The area of bioinformatics concerning the use of computers to characterise the molecular components of living things.
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This is shown at the RECOMB 2003, the seventh annual International Conference on Research in Computational Molecular Biology in Berlin, on a Sun Blade2000.
Roukes, Caltech Professor of Physics, Applied Physics and Bioengineering, is the Director of Caltech's Kavli Nanoscience Institute, co-founder of the Nanosystems Biology Alliance, co-founder and co-director of both the Initiative in Computational Molecular Biology and the Laboratory for Large Scale Integration of Nanostructures, and chair of the external advisory board of Harvard University's nanoscience center.
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