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Programme Introduction

Bioinformatics is an interdisciplinary field that utilises the quantitative capabilities of contemporary data science to address biological and medical challenges and create pioneering digital healthcare solutions. This field is experiencing a growing demand worldwide, encompassing research, healthcare institutions and various industries.

The field has evolved significantly over the past two decades, shifting its primary focus from molecular sequence and structural analysis to a broader scope that now includes a diverse range of high-impact biomedical big data applications, including:

  • Genomics

  • Precision medicine

  • Systems biology

  • Digital and mobile healthcare technology

  • Medical imaging data analysis

  • Electronic health records analysis

  • Global health and epidemiology

Insights from Professors

Professor Joshua Ho

Discover further insights into the advancement of bioinformatics in Hong Kong and explore relevant career prospects through Dr. Joshua Ho's news article in the health column of am730 (available in Chinese only).

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