biocomputing


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bi·o·com·put·ing

 (bī′ō-kŏm-pyo͞o′tĭng)
n.
1. The use of cells or biological molecules such as DNA to perform the functions of an electronic computer. Also called biological computing.

biocomputing

(ˌbaɪəʊˌkəmˈpjuːtɪŋ)
n
the application of computing to problems in biology, biochemistry, and genetics
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Through synergistic interactions via secondments to world class research institutions and to applied entomology and biocomputing SMEs, training workshops, and instruction in transferable skills, young researchers will learn the full-range of cutting-edge technical skills allied to an appreciation of the commercial possibilities of their work.
The project also would allow OSU to showcase its Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing, which in July announced the purchase of a shiny new Illumina HiSeq 3000 high-throughput DNA sequencer, which works at triple the speed of the previous model and is less costly to operate.
The data, which appear in the current issue of Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing, confirm that the Afirma RNA-based classifier detects the BRAF V600E mutation with high diagnostic accuracy.
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Most recently, he was the Director of the Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing (CGRB), the Stewart Professor for Gene Research, and Distinguished Professor of Botany and Plant Pathology at Oregon State University.
Volume 2 discusses protein/enzyme information processing systems, DNA/RNA-based computing systems, application of whole biological cells for biocomputing, and general computational aspects of biomolecular computing.
Further variations in biocomputing use proteins instead of nucleic acids [161], or DNA hairpin formation [162], self-assemblies and cellular computation, in which cells are considered computational elements.
The resulting polymerase chain reaction (PCR) products were compared by WU BLAST software (Advanced Biocomputing, St Louis, MO, USA) with the genomic data showed on GenBank (National Center for Biotechnology Information, www.
Some earlier work based on small amounts of DNA indicated this same problem, but now we have more conclusive evidence based on the study of almost an entire mitochondrial genome," said Dee Denver, an evolutionary biologist with the Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing at Oregon State University.
However, separating platform technology such as contract manufacturing and kit consumable processes in common molecular and diagnostic equipment (Casper, 2000) from the enabling technology (information technology, bioinformatics, biocomputing etc.