The Bioinformatics Project was established with the following goals:
  1. To provide students with opportunities to develop bioinformatics skills, including:
    • finding and using biological information on the Internet
    • building and maintaining databases of biological information
    • writing queries using Structured Query Language (SQL)
    • creating web-based interfaces to biological databases
    • integrating local databases with other networked information sources
  2. To provide research groups with working databases in order to:
    • aid in the research enterprise
    • leverage additional value from existing data
  3. To provide the public with access to relevant UMass life sciences collections data in order to:
    • support research at other institutions
    • support the mission of public service


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Revised 10/14/03 Brewer