• 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

Nov 13 | HTSlib

is a C library for reading/writing high-throughput sequencing data. >>

Nov 09 | OpenMPI

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

Nov 09 | SPAdes

(St. Petersburg genome assembler) a genome assembly algorithm designed for single-cell and multi-cell bacterial data sets. >>

Nov 06 | Pindel

can detect breakpoints of large deletions, medium sized insertions, inversions, tandem duplications and other structural variants at sing... >>

Nov 05 | SCRAMBle

runs as a two-step process. First cluster_identifier is used to generate soft-clipped read cluster consensus sequences. Second, SCRAMBle-... >>

Nov 05 | BreakDancer

is a Perl/Cpp package that provides genome-wide detection of structural variants from next generation paired-end sequencing reads. It inc... >>

Oct 30 | HipSTR

was specifically developed to deal with short tandem repeats (STRs) in genomic sequences in the hopes of obtaining more robust STR genoty... >>

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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 ...