• 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

Sep 17 | TrimGalore

a wrapper around Cutadapt and FastQC to consistently apply adapter and quality trimming to FastQ files, with extra functionality for RRBS d… >>

Sep 17 | cooler

is a support library for a sparse, compressed, binary persistent storage format, also called cooler, used to store genomic interaction data… >>

Sep 16 | NiftySeg

contains programs to perform EM based segmentation of images in nifti or analyse format. >>

Sep 16 | piranha

is a peak-caller for CLIP- and RIP-Seq data. It takes input in BED or BAM format and identifies regions of statistically significant read e… >>

Sep 16 | R

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

Sep 16 | CoNIFER

uses exome sequencing data to find copy number variants (CNVs) and genotype the copy-number of duplicated genes. >>

Sep 15 | HUMAnN2

is a pipeline for efficiently and accurately profiling the presence/absence and abundance of microbial pathways in a community from metagen… >>

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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 …