Bioinformatics Accelerates Scientific Discovery


Bioinformatics at the NC Research Campus accelerates the advancement of scientific discovery for on-campus partners and academic researchers, healthcare organizations, government agencies and biotechnology, agricultural and pharmaceutical companies of any size, located anywhere in the world.

Below learn more about the centers of bioinformatics at the NC Research Campus and the variety of  research they support. To the right, read the latest bioinformatics headlines and journal articles.


Led by Cory Brouwer, PhD, UNC Charlotte’s Bioinformatics Services Division applies bioinformatics to the discovery, development and application of novel computational technologies. Their expertise is expansive ranging from plant pathway analysis to working with clinical data to the emerging field of metagenomics. Learn more.



At the David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI), the bioinformatics team employs a broad range of tools to analyze the data sets generated in the DHMRI’s genomic, proteomic, metabolomic and In Vitro sciences laboratories. The bioinformatics staff focuses on managing, integrating and optimizing data for clients. Learn more.


Ann Loraine, PhD, associate professor in the UNC Charlotte Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics, applies bioinformatics to research plant functions such as cytokinin signal transduction and alternative splicing using the model plant system Arabidopsis thaliana. She also creates genome visualization software. Learn more.

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