Healthcare science staff in this field apply bioinformatics resources, such as databases and online tools, to problems in genetics and genomics, using skills in programming and data analysis. They provide bioinformatics support to ensure data received and generated by the laboratory is used in an efficient, standardised, secure and accurate manner using leading edge technologies and adhering to information governance standards.
They will work as part of a multidisciplinary team that includes clinical scientists, doctors specialising in genetics, specialist nurses, genetic counsellors, IT teams and external providers of software or databases.
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In this video Stuart Cannon talks about what life is like as a Bioinformatics Genomics trainee and why he applied to the Scientist Training Programme.external