• 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 29 | Julia

is a flexible dynamic language appropriate for scientific and numerical computing with performance comparable to traditional statically-typ… >>

Nov 21 | AWS CLI

(Amazon Web Services Command Line Interface) a command line interface tool to manage multiple Amazon Web Services and automate them through… >>

Nov 21 | FASTA

a DNA and protein sequence alignment software package that searches for matching sequence patterns or words, called k-tuples. >>

Nov 21 | BLAST+

a suite of BLAST (Basic Local Alignment Search Tool) tools that utilizes the NCBI C++ Toolkit with a number of performance and feature impr… >>

Nov 21 | Anaconda

a Python distribution that includes more than 400 of the most popular Python packages for science, math, engineering, and data analysis. >>

Nov 21 | fibertools-rs

a CLI tool for interacting with fiberseq bam files. >>

Nov 21 | cellsnp-lite

Efficient genotyping bi-allelic SNPs on single cells >>

Latest news

SBGrid/Harvard Shield

BioGrids Technology Breakfasts

Join us once monthly for our BioGrids Technology Breakfast. Fridays at 9:30am on Zoom, we'll hear about research computing tools and services available to the Harvard community, get updates from …

BioGrids for SBGrid Users Tutorial

For SBGrid users who are already familiar with the SBGrid software installation platform, members may opt-in in to include the BioGrids software stack in their installation. BioGrids in an SBGrid-style …

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 …