The Merging Worlds of Java and Bioinformatics

by Steve Anglin

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Here's an "Exploring the New Frontier: Java Technology Powers the 'Post-Genomic' Era" article series from This is part 1 of a two-part series about Java technology in computational biology and bioinformatics. In part 1, they explore PatternHunter, from Bioinformatics Solutions Inc. Part 2 will cover biological simulation technologies from Physiome Sciences, Inc.

What are your thoughts on Java and Bioinformatics? What kinds of applications are we going to see?