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Contact Information

Computational Biology Core
Institute for Systems Genomics
67 North Eagleville Road Unit 3197
Storrs, CT 06269-3197
Phone: (860) 486-1324

Jill Wegrzyn
CBC Director/Assistant Professor

Vijender Singh
Associate Director
Lead Bioinformatics Scientist

Noah Reid
Bioinformatics Scientist

Neranjan Perera
Bioinformatics Scientist

Mike Wilson
Systems Administrator

Stephen King
Systems Administrator (UCHC)

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Coronavirus (COVID19) Update

COVID Ramp Up CBC Core Update

As the University prepares to slowly bring research back to campus, the Computational Biology Core is working to establish safety guidelines and operational policies so that we can efficiently meet the needs of those who require our genomics services.

The CBC will continue to hold all consultations/appointments via Webex or Zoom. Please contact to continue to request software installs, server accounts, consultations, or new projects. You may also join the Slack channel to obtain community support:

About Us

The Computational Biology Core (CBC) housed in the Institute for Systems Genomics at the University of Connecticut provides computational power and technical support to UConn researchers and affiliates. We collaborate with the Center for Genome Innovation (CGI) and Proteomics Core to provide full support to the research community.

Services Provided
  • Experimental design consultation
  • Computational analysis consultation
  • Access to high performance computing systems
  • Data storage and software installation service
  • Bioinformatics workshops and training

News from the CBC

  • ISG Computational Biology Core Virtual Workshops – September 2020
    The Computational Biology Core within the Institute for Systems Genomics is pleased to announce two virtual workshops in September! Workshop descriptions and registration links can be found here: Topic: Virtual Variant Detection Workshop Date: September 14-17 (4 days) Time: 9am-12pm Location: Online Cost: $300 For anyone with keen interest and desire to develop variant detection analytic skills Day 1: […]
    Posted on July 29, 2020
  • Server Upgrades in Progress: Limited Xanadu Access
    The draining of several nodes in preparation for the Xanadu HPC power upgrade and hardware expansion is moving faster than expected.  As such, we are currently planning to complete the power upgrade on the morning of July 27th (rather than the previously announced August 4th). To further accommodate job submissions during this time, we have a temporary special queue […]
    Posted on July 22, 2020

Upcoming Events

  1. 10/19 CBC Workshop: Virtual RNA-Seq (Model)
  2. 10/20 CBC Workshop: Virtual RNA-Seq (Model)

Data Therapy

General Consultation

October 16th, 2020

10:30 am

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