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Centre for Bioinformatics
Division of Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Natural Sciences
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Welcome to the Centre for Bioinformatics at Imperial College London.

The mission of the Centre for Bioinformatics Imperial College London is to promote and co-ordinate world-class research and training in Bioinformatics within Imperial College and to provide state-of-the-art Bioinformatics support to members of Imperial College for their research.

The major objectives of the Centre for Bioinformatics are to:

  • Co-ordinate the strategic development of Bioinformatics at Imperial across the three Faculties and at the different campuses.
  • Develop new collaborative projects within and outside Imperial, particularly those that are multi-disciplinary.
  • Develop links with and contribute to a broad College-wide view of Bioinformatics including areas such as theoretical systems biology, statistical genetics, synthetic biology and chemoinformatics.
  • Have a strategic role in the provision of teaching and training in Bioinformatics.
  • Organise seminar programs and symposia on Bioinformatics.
  • Disseminate relevant software, databases and information to the UK and world scientific communities, both academic and industrial.
  • Facilitate the provision of state-of-the-art Bioinformatics support to members of Imperial by directing the Bioinformatics Support Service.

The director of the centre is Professor Michael JE Sternberg.


Division of Molecular Biosciences
Department of Life Sciences
Faculty of Natural Sciences