• 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

Oct 17 | Nextflow

Nextflow is a reactive workflow framework and a programming DSL that eases writing computational pipelines with complex data. It is de... >>

Oct 17 | Snakemake

The Snakemake workflow management system is a tool to create reproducible and scalable data analyses. Workflows are described via a human... >>

Oct 16 | seqtk

Seqtk is a fast and lightweight tool for processing sequences in the FASTA or FASTQ format. It seamlessly parses both FASTA and FASTQ fil... >>

Oct 15 | VSEARCH

VSEARCH is an alternative to the USEARCH tool developed by Robert C. Edgar (2010). VSEARCH supports de novo and reference based chime... >>

Oct 15 | samblaster

samblaster is a fast and flexible program for marking duplicates in read-id grouped1 paired-end SAM files. It can also optionally output ... >>

Oct 15 | UCSC Tools

The UCSC tool suite contains utilities designed to work with UCSC Genome Browser data and databases. >>

Oct 15 | Sambamba

Sambamba is a high performance highly parallel robust and fast tool (and library), written in the D programming language, for working wit... >>

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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 ...