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Ralf Hofestädt

Ralf Hofestädt is Professor of Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics at the University of Bielefeld.

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Post-Genomic Computational Approaches

As exciting as the new field of genomics is, it has not yet produced a basic conceptual change in biology. The fundamental problems remain: the origin of life, cell organization, the pathways of differentiation, aging, and the molecular and cellular capabilities of the brain. What has occurred is an explosion of molecular information obtained by genomic sequences, which will soon be followed by exhaustive catalogs of protein interactions and protein function. This wealth of information can be analyzed and manipulated only with the help of computers.