• 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

Mar 29 | R

a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. >>

Mar 28 | PBSIM2

PBSIM2: a simulator for long read sequencers with a novel generative model of quality scores >>

Mar 28 | Winnowmap

Winnowmap is a long-read mapping algorithm optimized for mapping ONT and PacBio reads to repetitive reference sequences. >>

Mar 28 | VerifyBamID2

A robust tool for DNA contamination estimation from sequence reads using ancestry-agnostic method. >>

Mar 28 | Flye

fast and accurate de novo assembler for single molecule sequencing reads. >>

Mar 28 | perbase

Per-base metrics on BAM/CRAM files. >>

Mar 28 | LRez

Standalone tool and library for working with barcoded linked-reads. >>

Latest news

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BioGrids Technology Breakfasts

Join us once monthly for our BioGrids Technology Breakfast. Fridays at 9:30am on Zoom, we'll hear about research computing tools and services available to the Harvard community, get updates from …

BioGrids for SBGrid Users Tutorial

For SBGrid users who are already familiar with the SBGrid software installation platform, members may opt-in in to include the BioGrids software stack in their installation. BioGrids in an SBGrid-style …

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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 …