Bioinformatics Government Agencies

Bioinformatics Canada. URL: http://www. bioinformatics.ca/. Bioinformatics portal and home of the Canadian Genetic Disease Network.

Bio-Spice, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). URL: https://community.biospice.org/. Open source framework and software toolset for systems biology.

Biomedical Information Science and Technology Initiative (BISTI), NIH. URL: http://www.bisti.nih.gov/. As computational capabilities and resources continue to develop, the use of computer science and technology by the biomedical community is increasing. The fusion of biomedicine and computer technology offers substantial benefits to all NIH institutes and centers in support of their general mission of improving the quality of the nation's health by increasing biological knowledge.

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), NIH. URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/. Established in 1988 as a national resource for molecular biology information, NCBI creates public databases, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for analyzing genome data, and disseminates biomedical information—all for the better understanding of molecular processes affecting human health and disease.

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