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43-9111.01    Bioinformatics Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  

    O*NET-SOC Title     no matches
    Alternate Occupation Titles yes    7 matches
    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    2 matches
    Detailed Work Activities yes    2 matches

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Informatics Developer
  • Associate Director of Information Technology Research (Associate Director of IT Research)
  • Museum Informatics Specialist
  • Programmer Analyst/Information Technology Specialist
  • Scientific Informatics Analyst
  • Scientific Informatics Analyst/Web Application Architect
  • Scientific Information Analyst

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Apply principles and methods of bioinformatics to assist scientists in areas such as pharmaceuticals, medical technology, biotechnology, computational biology, proteomics, computer information science, biology and medical informatics. Apply bioinformatics tools to visualize, analyze, manipulate or interpret molecular data. May build and maintain databases for processing and analyzing genomic or other biological information.


  • Confer with researchers, clinicians, or information technology staff to determine data needs and programming requirements and to provide assistance with database-related research activities.
  • Enter or retrieve information from structural databases, protein sequence motif databases, mutation databases, genomic databases or gene expression databases.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Enter information into databases or software programs.
  • Search files, databases or reference materials to obtain needed information.