Genes are book chapters.
Amino acids are words.
Transcription and translation are reading a book from start to end = understanding it.
A genome is a collection of books telling a big story = the story of someone’s life.
Then, what about bioinformatics?
- It is the only way to analyze the whole story!
- To read all the books one by one would be extremely time consuming.
- The use of a computer is required.
- Computational biologists use computers to help understand the story of our lives.
And remember, according to Einstein,
“You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.”
Health Informatics – In a simple way
It is the expertise of medical or healthcare informatics professionals.
That helps healthcare organizations to determine which data provides the best information for the: treatment, process or practice that is being evaluated, and how to use data to support decisions and development of best practices.
More information at:
What is Health Informatics? 4 Ways Health Informatics is Transforming Healthcare