Our objective is to deepen our overall understanding of life by analyzing the vast quantities of data produced in the life sciences so as to promote information technology research strategically directed at making higher-order scientific discoveries. We will also work to pioneer the important future science of genome design, and build the bioinformatics infrastructure that is needed to resolve so many of humanity's problems.
A comprehensive analysis of the huge volume of newly produced data together with existing data will be essential for future life science research. The Bioinformatics And Systems Engineering division will organize existing and new data into a database which will be made available to the public for greater convenience of use and continuity. At the same time, we will carry out large-scale analysis of this vast data resource to elucidate biological functions, and pursue informatics research for genome design.