Bioinformatics Q&A
  Top 10 Bioinformatics Challenges
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Top 10 Bioinformatics Challenges

Ewan Birney, Chris Burge, Jim Fickett in Genome Technology, Jan 2002

1. Precise, predictive model of transcription initiation and termination: ability to predict where and when transcription will occur in a genome

2. Precise, predictive model of RNA splicing/alternative splicing: ability to predict the splicing pattern of any primary transcript in any tissue

3. Precise, quantitative models of signal transduction pathways: ability to predict cellular responses to external stimuli

4. Determining effective protein:DNA, protein:RNA and protein:protein recognition codes

5. Accurate ab initio protein structure prediction

6. Rational design of small molecule inhibitors of proteins

7. Mechanistic understanding of protein evolution: understanding exactly how new protein functions evolve

8. Mechanistic understanding of speciation: molecular details of how speciation occurs

9. Continued development of effective gene ontologies - systematic ways to describe the functions of any gene or protein

10. Education: development of appropriate bioinformatics curricula for high school, undergraduate, and graduate programs