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The Future is Bright For Data Scientists

Job outlook for bioinformaticians 2018 - 2026

The Future of Jobs Survey 2018, World Economic Forum, estimates that during the period of 2018-2020 mobile internet, big data analytics, artificial intelligence, and cloud technology are the dominating trends and drivers for business growth. For example, 85% of surveyed companies are likely or very likely to adopt big data analytics.


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Amazing How Only Drop of Information Creates New Life
Will AI Make Us Absolutely Extinct?

Today, we are swamped with massive amounts of information from the internet, news, social media all around us. Perhaps we have some idea about what information is but haven't thought so much about it. We routinely search and consume information to solve problems and perhaps look for a recipe for an amazing breakfast or a solution to an algorithm.

Without data and information extracted from it, we are blindfolded and cannot do much of anything. Access to data is A and O to everybody today - big or small.

History of computing and genetics

The bold steps taken by great scientists to the unknown. From Mendel and Miescher to the birth of bioinformatics and the completion of the human genome. Roots and development of the field of bioinformatics.

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Free online software: align two sequences

Free online software: calculate number of alignments

Free online software: Make PAM substitution matrices

Free online software: Create DNA substitution matrices

Free online software: Analyze DNA scoring matrices

33 Software Tools To Generate Sequence Logos

Free online software: Multiple sequence alignment viewer

Free Single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) tools and resources

Free Multiple sequence alignment (MSA) tools and resources

Free Copy number variation (CNV) tools and resources

Free Whole Genome Assembly (WGS) tools and resources

Free Reverse complement DNA sequences