Medicine’s Mark Cameron offers advice for students interested in pursuing a career in bioinformatics science

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Healthcare DegreeMark Cameron, associate professor at the School of Medicine, explained the field of bioinformatics science and offered advice for students interested in pursuing a career in the field. “Students thinking of a career in bioinformatics are in for an exciting ride, especially if they enjoy multidisciplinary science,” he said. “There are many entry points for students interested in a career in STEM since bioinformatics training often runs the gamut from basic biology, statistics, and experimental design to clinical application, drug discovery, and artificial intelligence.”