February 2019 Newsletter
We are pleased to announce that BioGrids is now available to all Harvard affiliates on a trial basis for the 2019 calendar year.
Register here to try out our software installer, which allows users to choose from 200+ bioinfomatics tools that can be installed as ready-to-run applications on Mac or Linux machines with the click of a button or a short command from the CLI. No need to worry about dependencies or compilation.
It's also quick and easy to use the installer on your institutional cluster or on AWS to replicate your local workflow in the cloud. All BioGrids applications are also installed on O2.
BioGrids will regularly update the software and add new titles upon user request. You can see a list of the currently supported software titles on the BioGrids website .
We're here to help you get started and welcome feedback from the community as we continue to work on improving this tool.
BioGrids is supported by a team of scientists and engineers at HMS. We provide direct support to BioGrids members. This includes all aspects of software installation and management. If you need assistance of any kind please send a note to: email@example.com.
The BioGrids Installer is an easy to use application that makes installing and managing life sciences software simple and quick.
A command line version is also available for Macs and Linux. Download using the link button above and register here for activation.
The BioGrids team provides support, infrastructure and testing for scientific software packages. We currently provide over 200 titles in five categories and an additional 1,500 R, python and perl packages and modules. The collection grows weekly. Learn more here: About BioGrids
Training sessions available to HMS trainees:
Registration for HMS Research Computing's User Training Spring 2019 courses is now open.
Space is limited, and registrations are first-come, first-served. Classes in March:
- Intro to Python 03/06/2019 3-5p TMEC 333 Register Here
- Intro to Parallel Computing 03/13/2019 3-5p TMEC 333 Register Here
- Intro to O2 03/27/2019 3-5p TMEC 333 Register Here
For HSCI and on-quad HMS researchers:
- Introduction to (bulk) RNA-seq Advanced February 27th and 28th 2 days
- Introduction to R Basic March 12th and 13th 1.5 days
- Introduction to differential gene expression analysis (bulk RNA-seq) Advanced April 1st and 2nd 2 days
- Introduction to the command-line interface (shell) Basic April 11th 1 day
- Introduction to ChIP-seq analysis Advanced April 29th and 30th 2 days
For all researchers at Harvard University and affiliated institutions:
- Introduction to tidyverse and visualizations with ggplot2 February 6th 1 PM FXB (HSPH), room G12
- Gene annotations and functional analysis of gene lists March 6th 1 PM Kresge (HSPH), room G12
- Generating research analysis reports with RMarkdown April 3rd 1 PM FXB (HSPH), room G12
Need help getting software installed on new machines? Have you been planning to try Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing?
BioGrids can help you get started. We have expertise in bioinformatics, programming, workflow development and high performance computing.
We improve the collection with feedback from the community.
Want to see a new application in BioGrids?
Let us know: firstname.lastname@example.org
BioGrids is supported by the HMS TnT fund and based upon SBGrid.org