Computational Biology

Professional & Trade
Associations

Useful
Links

Related Resources
by Career Field

Career Plans
Surveys

Professional & Trade Associations

International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) - serves over 3,000 members from more than 70 countries by addressing scientific policies, providing access to high quality publications, organizing meetings, and serving as a portal to information about training, education, employment and news from related fields.

Association for Computing Machinery - including a sub-group, SIGBio, specific to Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedical Informatics; and SIGEVO, specific to Genetic and Evolutionary Computation.

The Bioinformatics Organization (wiki) - including a Career Center

American Federation for Medical Research - including a Career Development guide for clinical research

Association of Clinical Research Professionals - the primary resource for clinical research professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, and those in hospital, academic medical centers and physician office settings.

National Association for Biomedical Research - including the helpful Careers in Biomedical Research section

Useful Links

Genome Informatics and Computational Biology program at the National Human Genome Research Institute

"Computational Biologists:  The Next Pharma Scientists?," a career-related article from the journal Science

"Systems Biology and Bioinformatics: Something for Everyone," a career-related article from the journal Scienc

The Computational Biology Center @ IBM

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