• 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

Jun 05 | rnashapes

RNAshape abstraction maps structures to a tree-like domain of shapes. >>

Jun 05 | plassembler

Quickly and accurately assemble plasmids in hybrid sequenced bacterial isolates >>

May 30 | Control-FREEC

Copy number and genotype annotation from whole genome and whole exome sequencing data. >>

May 26 | TakeABreak

tool that can detect inversion breakpoints directly from raw NGS reads, without the need of any reference genome and without de novo assemb… >>

May 26 | GSearch

is an ultra-fast and scalable microbial genome search program based on MinHash-like metric and graph-based approximate nearest neighbor sea… >>

May 26 | unikmer

toolkit for k-mer with taxonomic information >>

May 23 | CUDA

redistributable software libraries to support CUDA applications for Linux. >>

Latest news

SBGrid/Harvard Shield

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 …

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 …