At the internship I am doing, I am doing a project involving bioinformatics. I have the opportunity to turn my project into a publication. I know something like this would look good for medical school but I'm more interested in Computer Science. Would schools look at a bioinformatics publication as a significant achievement for computer science?
The field of CS is very popular for its various applications, bioinformatics being one of them, so the publication can be viewed as a CS achievement.
Schools would not look at it as a significant compsci achievement, but that does not discredit your skills or the achievement. Your major shouldn't limit you from partaking in other activities or interests, and having public proof that displays your knowledge and skills is definitely something that you should do! Hope this helped :)
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