Dr. Robert Grossman, Director of Informatics at IGSB, is leading the Center’s CBC Computational Core. This Core relies on standard bioinformatics tools as well as specialized tools such as:
Cistrack: Cistrack is a repository for transcriptional network studies.
Flynet: Flynet provides an integrated view of Drosophila melanogaster transcription regulation and makes genome wide in vivo protein-DNA interactions data available to the scientific community as a whole.
The Chicago Utility for Biological Sciences (CUBioS): The CBC/CUBioS project is an open-source cloud-based bioinformatics platform. Cistrack is CUBioS instance. CUBioS is available from Source Forge and can be customized to support a variety of bioinformatics applications.
Bionimbus: a cloud-based system for managing, analyzing and sharing genomic data
Sector/Sphere: a cloud-based system for data intensive computing.
Dr. Robert Grossman
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