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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)

Online Support

Connect to the CBC team through #bioinformatics_helpSlack is awesome

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Current operations

The CBC is holding consultations/appointments via Webex, Zoom or in person on request. Please contact to request software installs, server accounts, or appointments for consultations and to discuss new projects. You We continue to support your computational needs and provide community support through our Slack channel, which is monitored daily:

The CBC continues to hold Data Therapy sessions and workshops in a virtual format. We encourage you to reach out to us if you have any questions about future experiments and how best to plan for sample submission and project completion. We would also like to thank you for your support and understanding while we navigate through this unprecedented time.


Click Here for an Update from the CBC During COVID-19

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-2020
    The Computational Biology Core within the Institute for Systems Genomics is pleased to announce series of  virtual workshops on various topics!  The commonly offered data analysis topics are RNAseq (model and non-model species), Variant detection, HPC etc. These workshops are open for researchers from UConn, other academic and  non-academic institutes.  Please visit the link […]
    Posted on October 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. 10/4 Workshop: Virtual HPC Introduction
  2. 10/4 CBC Workshop: Virtual RNA-Seq (Non-model)
  3. 10/5 CBC Workshop: Virtual RNA-Seq (Non-model)

Data Therapy

Drop-in Office Hours

Sep 24th, 2021

10:30 am

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