This is an anecdotal overview of the Bruin in Genomics (B.I.G) Summer Research Program hosted by the UCLA Institute for Quantitative and Computational Biosciences. To learn more about their research opportunities, click here.

Bioinformatics, a term enveloping countless distinct areas of research that ultimately simplifies to the computational interpretations of biological problems, was the epicenter of my summer experience this year. Living in a two-person apartment at UCLA working variable hours generally between 10 AM to 6 PM, I had some time to reflect on how and why I had become fascinated with the intersection between computational analysis and biology…

Sei Chang

Undergraduate bioinformatics researcher at UCLA Department of Computational Medicine.

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