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Spring 2021 Virtual GSELS Projects Showcase

Kevin Ochoa Project

Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies, Earth Ethics Institute

Project Title and Description

"Applications of Bioinformatics in Covid-19                                                                                               UN Sustainable Development Goals #3

Course:     BSC 2010

Instructor: Catalina Aristizbal


How has Bioinformatics been useful to combat the Covid-19 pandemic? I explored the applications of supercomputers to analyze data of Covid-19 patients. This data was then interpreted to produce findings on susceptible patients, drugs, and vaccines. illustrates the general public’s mass consumption of the world’s resources without understanding the interrelationships of our ecosystems and food sources. Each plastic-infected salmon we catch, raise, and eat could be making you, your child, your parent, your neighbor or another human sick. We humans have created this problem which impacts the dietary habit of almost every person on the planet.