just saw this in my mailbox..
Nature Reviews Genetics 9, 678-688 (September 2008) | doi:10.1038/nrg2414
Towards a cyberinfrastructure for the biological sciences: progress, visions and challenges
Lincoln D. Stein
there’s even a companion wiki page for an article in Nature Reviews Genetics by Lincoln Stein:
Cool part is that it’s free to read for a month for logged in nature.com users (you can use your Nature Network credentials).
I think he definitely hit it on the nail when he said “Much of the data is ‘out there’, but it can be difficult to find and challenging to use effectively once found.”