• 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

Aug 06 | ensembl_vep


Aug 03 | scMatch

is a single-cell gene expression profile annotation tool using reference datasets. >>

Aug 03 | bioawk

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

Jul 29 | ANTs

(Advanced Normalization Tools) extracts information from complex datasets that include imaging (Word Cloud). Paired with ANTsR (answer), AN… >>

Jul 28 | Perl

is a highly capable, feature-rich programming language with over 30 years of development. Perl runs on over 100 platforms from portables to… >>

Jul 22 | Spyder

is a powerful scientific environment written in Python, for Python, and designed by and for scientists, engineers and data analysts. >>

Jul 20 | cartopy

is a Python package designed to make drawing maps for data analysis and visualisation easy. >>

Latest news

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 …