• 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

Apr 17 | FastTree

FastTree infers approximately-maximum-likelihood phylogenetic trees from alignments of nucleotide or protein sequences. FastTree can hand... >>

Apr 16 | bcbio-nextgen

bcbio-nextgen provides best-practice pipelines for automated analysis of high throughput sequencing data with the goal of being quantifia... >>

Apr 13 | DWGSIM

Whole genome simulation can be performed with dwgsim. dwgsim is based off of wgsim found in SAMtools written by Heng Li, and forked from ... >>

Apr 11 | HISAT2

(Hierarchical Indexing for Spliced Alignment of Transcripts) a fast and sensitive alignment program for mapping next-generation sequencin... >>

Apr 10 | RapMap

Rapid sensitive and accurate read mapping via quasi-mapping. >>

Apr 09 | bamUtil

bamUtil is a repository that contains several programs that perform operations on SAM/BAM files. All of these programs are built into a s... >>

Apr 09 | Trinity

a software package comprised of three independent software modules (Inchworm, Chrysalis, and Butterfly) for the efficient and robust de n... >>

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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 ...

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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 ...