• 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

May 13 | mosdepth

Fast BAM/CRAM depth calculation for WGS, exome, or targeted sequencing >>

May 13 | ngless

ngless enables creation of a pipeline of work for all the first phase of NGS analysis until the point (inclusive) of annotation. >>

May 12 | PyMOL Open Source

open source version of the widely used molecular visualization package developed by Warren DeLano. >>

May 10 | nanovar

NanoVar is a genomic structural variant (SV) caller that utilizes low-depth long-read sequencing such as Oxford Nanopore Technologies (ONT). >>

May 10 | somalier

somalier: extract informative sites, evaluate relatedness, and perform quality-control on BAM/CRAM/BCF/VCF/GVCF >>

May 09 | AmberTools

a suite of programs that allows users to carry out molecular dynamics simulations, particularly on biomolecules. The suite can be used to … >>

May 06 | iqtree

Efficient and versatile phylogenomic software by maximum likelihood. >>

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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 …