Biomedical informatics, or bioinformatics, is an umbrella term for all the biological studies that utilize computer programming as part of their methodology. It combines computer science, statistics, mathematics, and engineering to interpret biological data.

If you have been involved with the Alliance in any way, no doubt you have interacted with Maggie on some level. Here’s a bit of insight into Maggie’s background and how she supports Alliance students and researchers in the clinical research space.

Computational Genomics Course immerses participants in this emerging field.


Mayo Clinic will be awarded $142 million in funding over five years by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to serve as the national Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program biobank.

The Center for Individualized Medicine and the University of Illinois are teaming up to translate data-heavy genomics research into customized clinical care.

MDs, PhDs, MD-PhDs, PharmDs. Scan a list of Mayo Clinic researchers, and you might mistake it for alphabet soup.