The DIBBS VUMC app is meant to introduce children (elementary to middle school) to the interaction between the fields of biology and computer science. Based on the "animal game, the DIBBS VUMC app provides an interactive means of learning about how humans and computers can work together to solve medical problems by running through yes/no questions to
reach a diagnosis. Students can add diseases and findings to the app to enhance its knowledge.
This app can be a conduit for discussing topics
such as the pathologies of disease, the power of binary search, and machine learning.