Dr Maria Doyle recently appeared in Silicon Republic. Doyle is a bioinformatician with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and a PhD in molecular biology. She currently works in the School of Medicine in UL.
Bioinformatics, Dr Maria Doyle explains, “combines biology, computer science and statistics to analyse and interpret biological data”.
“It involves the development and application of computational tools and techniques to understand complex biological information such as genetic sequences, protein structures and gene expression patterns,” she tells SiliconRepublic.com.
In a world where data is so abundant that it is beyond human capabilities to handle, the multidisciplinary field of bioinformatics has become increasingly important for scientific research.
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