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What is Bioinformatics?

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Bioinformatics borrows elements from which discipline?

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1. Which is an example of bioinformatics in practice?

2. Bioinformatics was not possible even ____ years ago!

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Bioinformatics has changed the way scientists approach many different fields of study, and by utilizing this quiz and worksheet, you can analyze what you know about bioinformatics. The quiz questions ask you to address queries about bioinformatics in practice.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment is designed to test your understanding of these ideas and facts:

  • Usefulness of bioinformatics
  • Scientific field that has benefitted from bioinformatics
  • Discipline from which bioinformatics derives some components
  • Real-world example showing the implementation of bioinformatics

Skills Practiced

Investigate how effectively you can apply these skills to the worksheet and quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Making connections - use your knowledge of bioinformatics to understand when the discipline was first implemented in practice
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding specific projects where bioinformatics is useful and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about fields of study that have advanced due to bioinformatics

Additional Learning

Craving more information? You are invited to review the accompanying lesson entitled What Is Bioinformatics? The objectives for the lesson are as follows:

  • Learn about important scientific projects (and their results) that were made possible by bioinformatics
  • Understand how the development of computers has aided bioinformatics
  • Identify biological areas of study from which bioinformatics borrows techniques and theories
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