Like many wet lab biologists, I was worried that my productivity would decrease and that I’d run out of work to do while working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading Learning genomic data analysis as a wet lab biologist
By Fatima Vayani, King’s College London
I discovered computational biology (or bioinformatics, as it is also known) by chance during an internship when I was 17. I have always been a curious person, and from a young age was inclined to the life sciences. Having been surrounded by computers since childhood, however, I was excited by the notion of exploring nature without having to be in nature itself. Those who prefer not to work in the field or in a wet lab still have the ability to do biological research through computation!