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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.

We provide free community support through our Slack channel, data therapy sessions, and consultations. Please contact to request software installs, server accounts, or a meeting. We encourage researchers to reach out to us if you have any questions about future experiments and how best to plan for downstream analysis.

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

  • Genome Assembly and Annotation Workshops
    Join us for Genome Assembly and/or Genome Annotation Workshops! Genome Assembly will run from January 8-11, 2024 and Genome Annotation will be January 22-25, 2024. Visit for more information or to register.
    Posted on December 8, 2023

Office Hours

Drop-in Office Hours

Friday January 5, 2024

9 am - 10 am

Storrs: ESB Rm 306C or
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UConn Health:
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Online Support

Connect to the CBC team through #bioinformatics_helpSlack is awesome

Keep Informed!

Join the Bioinformatics Facility Mailing List to learn about courses, seminars, and related discussion groups.


Upcoming Events

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New Technical Support email

Effective immediately, our old support email address ( is changing. Please direct all your future queries to our new support email address:

Holiday Hours

CBC will be closed from December 25 to January 1 for the holiday season. During this time, our support services will be limited and available only for very urgent issues.

Please plan accordingly for your support needs. If you encounter an urgent issue during this period, do not hesitate to reach out, and we will do our best to assist you.

We hope you have a wonderful holiday break and look forward to continuing our support in the new year!

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Contact Information

Computational Biology Core
Institute for Systems Genomics
Engineering and Sciences Building
Storrs, CT 06269

Jill Wegrzyn
CBC Director/Assistant Professor

Vijender Singh
Associate Director (UCHC)

Noah Reid
Bioinformatics Scientist

Mia Nahom
Bioinformatics Technician

Mike Wilson
Systems Administrator

Stephen King
Systems Administrator (UCHC)