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    Data Science Leaders | Episode 06 | 44:16 | June 8, 2021

    Bioinformatics and the Unprecedented COVID-19 Vaccine Race

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    The field of bioinformatics plays a critical role in medical breakthroughs like the COVID-19 vaccine.

    Fiona Hyland, Director of R&D, DNA Sequencing Informatics at Thermo Fisher Scientific, teaches all of us about how it happened in the latest episode of Data Science Leaders.

    What we talked about:

    • A quick run through of genetics and bioinformatics terminology
    • Bioinformatics, and the genetics of cancer and the coronavirus
    • The role of data science in the development of the COVID-19 vaccine

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