To answer your question, if there is an actual field of research, Quantum Information Biology (QIB) seems to fit what you are looking for.
Once a textbook has been written on a subject I think it is fair to classify it as a valid research field. Also you may consider the controversial Penrose–Hameroff ‘Orch OR‘ model to fall into this category, and maybe ...
Following are some of the latest resources on Quantum Biology
Youtube video by the Royal Institution: Quantum Biology: An Introduction
Wikipedia page on quantum biology (and links therein)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, NIH Center for Macromolecular Modeling & Bioinformatics, quantum biology research page
TED Talk by Jim Al-Khalili: How ...