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Bioinformatics and the Unprecedented COVID-19 Vaccine Race

Data Science Leaders | 44:16 | June 09, 2021


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The field of bioinformatics plays a critical role in medical breakthroughs like the COVID-19 vaccine.

Fiona Hyland, Director of R&D, DNA Sequencing Informatics at Thermo Fisher Scientific, teaches all of us about how it happened in the latest episode of Data Science Leaders.

What we talked about:

  • A quick run through of genetics and bioinformatics terminology
  • Bioinformatics, and the genetics of cancer and the coronavirus
  • The role of data science in the development of the COVID-19 vaccine

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