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A taste of UTOPIA — a vision for the future of bioinformatics


Terri Attwood
Faculty of Life Sciences and School of Computer Science
University of Manchester, UK

Friday, April 4, 2008
12:00 p.m. lunch
12:15 p.m. seminar

402 Walter Library

Utopia ( is a collection of interactive tools for analysing protein sequence and structure. Up front are user-friendly and responsive visualisation applications, behind the scenes a sophisticated model that allows these to work together and hides much of the tedious work of dealing with file formats and web services. This may be the first of many similar bioinformatics applications.