Definitions for "Genomics"
The large-scale investigation of the structure and function of genes. Understanding the structure and function of genomes aids in drug discovery and development, agroscience research, and other fields. For example, in drug discovery genomic studies can be
the study of genomes including genome mapping, gene sequencing and gene function. The use of this information in the development of therapeutics. [CUB].
a term that refers to mapping, sequencing and analysis of the entire DNA sequence of an organism or species.
Genomics has created an opportunity to fundamentally alter the field of human medicine through the discovery of new biological targets for drugs and an improved ability to diagnose and manage disease.