• 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

Jun 13 | SAMtools

(Sequence Alignment/Map) a generic format for storing large nucleotide sequence alignments that provides various utilities for manipulati... >>

Jun 11 | Cytoscape

a software platform for visualizing molecular interaction networks and biological pathways and integrating these networks with annotation... >>

Jun 11 | R

a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. >>

Jun 06 | tmux

is a terminal multiplexer: it enables a number of terminals to be created, accessed, and controlled from a single screen. tmux may be de... >>

May 10 | Trimmomatic

a flexible read trimming tool for Illumina NGS data. >>

May 09 | CUDA

redistributable software libraries to support CUDA applications for Linux. >>

May 09 | STAR

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

Latest news

BioGrids Workshop Series

Join us for a series of hands-on workshops featuring scientists and contributing developers demonstrating software tools and techniques and offering an opportunity to ask questions directly relevant to your research. ...

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 ...