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Bioinformatics Core (HSPH)

Director: Hide, Winston, Ph.D.

Location: Department of Biostatistics, SPH2, 4th Floor, Room 437A, 655 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02115

Core Summary:

The HSPH Bioinformatics Core (HBC) offers consultations on basic questions in research computing, bioinformatics and computational biology during the initial stages of study design and grant proposals as well as for ongoing, funded studies requiring external expertise.

HBC has experience in large-scale data management, database design and software development. Staff members can provide assistance in quality assurance and analysis of gene expression arrays, genome-wide SNP arrays, CNV studies and different aspects of second-generation sequencing technologies such as ChIP-seq, RNA-Seq or resequencing efforts.

Services also include provision of external information generated from public database, data curation and assistance on choosing the right data format and annotation standard to ensure best practices in data management and submission are being maintained.

Institutions:
  • Harvard School of Public Health
Personnel/Contact Information:

Director: Hide, Winston, Ph.D.
Email

Member: Hofmann, Oliver
Role: Associate Director, Bioinformatics Core
Phone: (617) 365-0984
Email

Member: General Inquiries
Phone: (617) 365-0984

Facilities and Equipment:

Location of Core: Department of Biostatistics, SPH2, 4th Floor, Room 437A, 655 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02115

Major Equipment:

  • ProMerge
Services:
  • Training/teaching graduate students in bioinformatics

    Provides an excellent environment for training graduate students choosing bioinformatics as a research direction.

  • Training on bioinformatics software packages and tools

    Provide training on the usages of basic, intermediate, and advanced bioinformatics tools, including websites, databases, and software packages, by short courses, seminars and workshops, or web-based documents.


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Last updated: 2014-02-21T15:40:13.554-06:00