Genomics Defined

genomics (jē-ˈnō-miks)

Engineering and analysis of biological molecules such as DNA, RNA, and proteins that affect the health of people and function of organisms such as bacteria, yeast, and plants, which can cure diseases and manufacture products.

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There are other possible definitions. They might even be more accurate. This broad definition simplifies the terminology on this website.

This definition encompasses concepts that might also be referred to as proteomics, transcriptomics, microbiomics, epigenomics. metabolomics, -omics in general, synthetic biology (synbio), gene editing, genetic engineering, genetics in general, bioinformatics, diagnostics, gene therapy, immunology, probiotics, and more.