• 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

Jan 16 | GToTree

is a user-friendly workflow for phylogenomics intended to give more researchers the capability to create phylogenomic trees. >>

Jan 16 | ProSolo

is a variant caller for single cell data from whole genome amplification with multiple displacement amplification (MDA). It relies on a p... >>

Jan 16 | bazam

is a tool to extract paired reads in FASTQ format from coordinate sorted BAM files. Bazam is a smarter way to realign reads from one g... >>

Jan 15 | kma

implements a method designed to map raw reads directly against redundant databases, in an ultra-fast manner using seed and extend. KMA is... >>

Jan 15 | Minimap2

is a general-purpose alignment program to map DNA or long mRNA sequences against a large reference database. It works with accurate short... >>

Jan 15 | yacrd

is a simple and easy to use long read error-correction tool which can detect and remove chimeras. >>

Jan 14 | Fastcov

is an implementation of a new algorithm, named Fastcov, to identify multiple correlated changes in biological sequences using an independ... >>

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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 ...

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 ...