• 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:

Name Description Date
biobambam2

tools for early stage NGS alignment file processing including fast sorting and duplicate marking.

May 10
Sailfish

enables alignment-free isoform quantification from RNA-seq reads using lightweight algorithms.

May 10
Salmon

a tool for quantifying the expression of transcripts using RNA-seq data. Salmon uses new algorithms to provide very quick, accurate expression estimates using little m...

May 10
bedtools

a swiss-army knife of tools for a wide-range of genomics analysis tasks. The most widely-used tools enable genome arithmetic. Bedtools allows one to intersect, merge, ...

May 10
STAR

(Spliced Transcripts Alignment to a Reference) is an ultrafast universal RNA-seq aligner.

May 10
bioawk

an extension to Brian Kernighan's awk, with added support for several common biological data formats, including optionally gzip'ed BED, GFF, SAM, VCF, FASTA/Q, and TAB...

May 10
kallisto

a program for quantifying abundances of transcripts from RNA-Seq data, or more generally of target sequences using high-throughput sequencing reads. It is based on the...

May 10

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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 ...

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