BoF: FP in the Life Sciences

September 14, 2012 6:00 - 8:00 PM

1st Floor, Christiana Room

Topic: Functional programming is making itself known in the Life Sciences disciplines, as evidenced by the several talks this year in ICFP and CUFP that regard the biology domain. Some people say that the 21st century will be the century of Biology as the 20th was about Physics. If so, a lot of work needs to be done! Let's discuss how we as a community can bring the efficiencies of FP to this important domain.