• 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

Dec 18 | ASCIIgenome

is a command-line genome browser running from terminal window and solely based on ASCII characters. >>

Dec 17 | OpenJDK

(Open Java Development Kit) is a free and open source implementation of the Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE). >>

Dec 11 | GORpipe

a query tool for working with sequence data based on a Genomic Ordered Relational (GOR) architecture. >>

Dec 11 | bioawk

an extension to Brian Kernighan's awk, with added support for several common biological data formats, including optionally gzip'ed BED, G... >>

Dec 10 | MAPseq

is a set of fast and accurate sequence read classification tools designed to assign taxonomy and OTU classifications to ribosomal RNA seq... >>

Dec 03 | Biopython

a set of tools for biological computation written in Python by an international team of developers. >>

Nov 30 | OpenMPI

an open source Message Passing Interface implementation that is developed and maintained by a consortium of academic, research, and indus... >>

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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 ...