This collection of essays from prominent workers in the field of bioinformatics relates how selected scientific, technological, economic, and even cultural threads came to influence the development of the field we know today. Articles are presented in order of publication date and new articles will be added to the collection as they are published.
Collection Editor: David B. Searls is an Independent Consultant based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America.
Collection Citation: PLoS Computational Biology: The Roots of Bioinformatics (2011) PLoS Collections: www.ploscollections.org/rootsofbioinformatics
PLOS Computational Biology: published 30 Aug 2012 | info:doi/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002679
PLOS Computational Biology: published 24 Jun 2010 | info:doi/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000809
PLOS Computational Biology: published 29 Jul 2010 | info:doi/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000875
PLOS Computational Biology: published 31 Mar 2011 | info:doi/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002021