This text provides the basic principles and tools necessary to incorporate bioinformatics into the reader's research. Each tool is reviewed in a critical fashion, underlining key concepts, limitations and comparative strengths and weaknesses. No advanced mathematical training is required.
Dr. Holmes is a cell biologist who has worked to develop the Bioinformatics Graduate Program at Boston University and works with computational scientists in the Education, Outreach, and Training Partnership for Advanced Computational Infrastructure. She is presently a Program Manager and researcher at the Center for Computational Science at Boston University.