STFC/NERC Bioinformatics & Environmental 'Omics Network Workshop: Workflow approaches to investigation of biological complexity

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Many scientific challenges in environmental ‘omics entail diverse data inputs from multiple sources as well as across multiple levels of biological organisation. Thus, research in environmental ‘omics requires novel approaches that are inherently equipped to deal with data diversity and complexity.
The scientific workflow approach provides the potential to address the biological complexity inherent to environmental omics. A scientific workflow is a series of linked components, such as data computation, manipulation and analysis, used in scientific problem-solving. Scientific workflows help to visualise the flow of data through (potentially) complex computations in a user-friendly way.
In this first workshop of the STFC/NERC Bioinformatics & Environmental 'Omics Network, we explored the nature of workflow approaches and how they can be applied to specific scientific challenges in the realm of ‘omics.
PeriodOct 2013
Event typeOther