[Taxacom] SENIOR LECTURER POSITION: Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, MALAYSIA

Curtis Clark lists at curtisclark.org
Tue Aug 2 09:03:43 CDT 2011

On 8/2/2011 6:48 AM, John Grehan wrote:
> Notice how 'bioinformatics' is couched in terms of only being molecular
> biology - a common practice these days. Before being co-opted by
> molecular biology, bioinformatics was well a well established concept in
> biodiversity (although perhaps now all of biodiversity is presumed to
> something that can simply be boiled down to molecules).

Hence the term "biodiversity informatics". There's no shame in having a 
more precise designator.

Curtis Clark
Cal Poly Pomona

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