• BioGrids: an initiative to provide centralized, cross-disciplinary scientific software support, based on the SBGrid model. Read more in eLIFE.

  • A segmented purkinje cell (turquoise) extends collaterals, forming synapses (gold/red) in the cerebellum, from the HMS Image and Data Analysis Core. Learn more.

  • HMS's Drosophila RNAi Screening Center (DRSC) is building a comprehensive Drosophila insulin signaling network (InsulinNet).

Recent Software Updates

Oct 18 | HTSeq

a Python package that provides infrastructure to process data from high-throughput sequencing assays. >>

Oct 17 | MACS2

(Model Based Analysis of ChIP-Seq data) a novel algorithm for identifying transcript factor binding sites. >>

Oct 16 | FASTA

a DNA and protein sequence alignment software package that searches for matching sequence patterns or words, called k-tuples. >>

Oct 16 | PyMC3

PyMC3 is a Python package for Bayesian statistical modeling and Probabilistic Machine Learning focusing on advanced Markov chain Monte Ca... >>

Oct 16 | MapCaller

An efficient and versatile approach for short-read alignment and variant detection in high-throughput sequenced genomes. >>

Oct 15 | TensorFlow

an open source software library for high performance numerical computation. Its flexible architecture allows easy deployment of computati... >>

Oct 15 | SPAdes

(St. Petersburg genome assembler) a genome assembly algorithm designed for single-cell and multi-cell bacterial data sets. >>

Latest news

SBGrid/Harvard Shield

BioGrids Workshop Series

Join us for a series of hands-on workshops featuring scientists and contributing developers demonstrating software tools and techniques and offering an opportunity to ask questions directly relevant to your research. ...

SBGrid/Harvard Shield

BioGrids Technology Breakfasts

Join us once monthly for our BioGrids Technology Breakfast where we'll hear about research computing tools and services available to the Harvard community and get updates from a variety of ...

SBGrid/Harvard Shield

Training Opportunities at HMS

A range of bioinformatics training opportunities are available to HMS researchers, with classes ranging from 2-hour introductory Python lectures to a 10-day in-depth NSG data analysis courses. Check out the ...