The Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology is a center in the College of Science, Engineering & Technology at Jackson State University. The mission of the center is to provide an academic environment for sustainable, internationally renowned research and education in bioinformatics and computational biology at Jackson State University.
Our goal is to focus efforts at translating high-throughput biological data into solutions for health, agriculture and the environment. The objectives of the center are to conduct research with translational endpoints; and train students to become leaders in bioinformatics and computational biology.
Center Director: Raphael D. Isokpehi, PhD
Acknowledgements: Mississippi NSF EPSCoR; RCMI Center for Environmental Health; Mississippi Computational Biology Consortium; Southeast Region Research Initiative (SERRI) and University Programs Department of Homeland Security.