Swanson Biotechnology Center
Our goal is to make sophisticated bioinformatics tools and methods
readily accessible to all KI members. We are available to assist with
your experiments in a collaborative-type setting, or we can train
you to do the work yourself.
To get in touch
us: the method of choice in most cases.
us: sometimes, picking up the phone can be the quickest way to solve a
welcome walk-ins, but arranging for a
meeting ahead of time is probably the most efficient way to go in most
- Compute cluster LURIA,
node/28 processor/35 GB RAM mean machine with 4.4
TB of disk space – talk to us about getting an
account on LURIA and fire off your bioinformatics jobs.
PC workstations available for
general use with Spotfire Decisionsite,
a highly interactive graphics-driven data
visualization and analysis software. Also, one of the machines runs the
Genomics Suite for
multi-platform microarray analyses – talk to us about using
any of these software packages.
expertise in data manipulation and retrieval, bioinformatics scripting
and programming, genome, gene, and protein sequence as well as
phylogenetic analysis, protein structure homology
modeling, variously flavored DNA microarray analyses, and deep
– talk to us about working with us!
You may also want to check out our bioinformatics
training site "Turning
Biologists into Bioinformaticists",
covering a wide range of bioinformatics topics from advanced usage of
MS Excel to Unix and Perl, from nucleotide and protein sequence
analyses to microarray data analysis with R/Bioconductor or GenePattern.
genome and table browser, a
powerful access point for genome
sequence-centered data for multiple species
- sophisticated database operations (tailored for genomics use
cases!) via web interface
- NCBI: Entrez, BLAST, Gene Expression Omnibus,
- Download ClustalX,
multiple sequence alignment program ClustalW
with a GUI (MacOS
for drawing phylogenetic trees.
protein domain architecture analysis
- annotate gene lists by GO, KEGG, Transfac... fast!
a large cancer profiling database
Gene List Overlap Significance
a system for unified access to multiple and heterogeneous biological