Bio-IT World Editorial Profile, Weekly Update newsletter and News Bulletins cover the application of
informatics, IT and computer science in biomedical research and drug discovery. As the life
sciences become an increasingly quantitative discipline, Bio-IT World provides topical news
coverage and analysis of cutting-edge technologies to handle the data deluge in petascale
computing and the tools to deliver individualized medicine.  View the Bio-IT World Editorial Calendar 

Areas of regular coverage:  

Next-generation sequencing, consumer
genomics, personalized medicine,
patient stratification

• IT infrastructure: cloud computing,
high‑performance computing

• Discovery informatics: collection, analysis
and workflows of compound, microarray,
proteomic, imaging, pre-clinical and
clinical data

 • Computational modeling: biosimulations of
pathways, drug action, clinical data

 • Systems biology: gene, protein, metabolite and
network/pathway information

 • Cheminformatics: structure-based drug design 

• Clinical Trials: electronic data capture, trial
design, trends, regulatory issues

• Compound characterization: mechanisms,
pathway, ADME-Tox, selectivity

• Predictiveness: in vitro assays, biomarkers,
animal models

 • Correlation of biological data: disease
diagnosis, patient selection, drug response

• Target data: biological, pathway, interaction,
patent, family

 • Text mining: internal documents and
published literature

 • Semantic web: next-generation data sharing,
social networking

Meet the Writers 

 Allison Proffitt 

Allison Proffitt
Editorial Director, Bio-IT World



 Aaron Krol 

Aaron Krol
Science Reporter, Bio-IT World


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