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Friday, July 31, 2009

How much computer science and math does a biologist need to know?

There are two interesting papers in Science (Vol. 325, 31 July 2009) which argue that biologists need to know more about computational tools:

Computing Has Changed Biology--Biology Education Must Catch Up by Pevzner and Shamir"


Mathematical Biology Education: Beyond Calculus by Robeva and Laubenbacher

both articles are discussed here:

Should biologists study computer science? by By John Timmer