Alternative careers in science: Bioinformatics

RenE J.V. Bertin bertin at NeurEtV.biol.ruu.nl
Wed Jul 17 15:47:10 EST 1996


On 11 Jul 1996, Wendy Yee wrote:

8-) 
8-) CAREER TRANSITIONS IN BIOINFORMATICS: CHOICES IN A CHANGING FIELD
[...]
8-) 	The URL for the Next Wave homepage is 	http://sci.aaas.org/nextwave/
8-) 	To view the bioinformatics feature, click on the "New Niches" 	
8-) button on the homepage.

	All good and nice. One thing bothering me a little is the narrow
	application of the term bioinformatics. Since I think the seventies,
	this term has been used by dr. Paulien Hogeweg and coworkers to
	denote the field of the studies of information-processes in biological
	systems. Not just database-programming for molecular biologists.

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