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Advice on bioinformatics related to clinical and translational research. Bioinformatics Consulting
At a glance
Consultations offered include
  • Bioinformatics analysis and planning
  • Bioinformatics grant support
  • Data quality checks and preliminary surveys
  • Research computing advice
  • Free
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Harvard Catalyst bioinformatics consultations, training, workshops, and educational programs are supported through the Harvard Chan Bioinformatics Core at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Countway Library of Medicine of Harvard Medical School. Bioinformatics consultants possess strong expertise in research computing that includes data management, analysis, and dissemination of high-throughput biomedical data. They also provide guidance in the areas of microarrays, next-generation sequencing, and functional evaluation of generated data. In addition, Harvard Catalyst supports workshops and courses on different bioinformatics topics, including sequence data analysis.

Bioinformatics consulting services offered by Harvard Catalyst focus on the early stages of research project development. These services include:

  • Study design for NGS projects/feasibility consultation
  • Bioinformatics analysis planning (Seq, Methylation-Seq, ChIP-Seq, Exome/WG-Sequencing, etc.)
  • Grant submission/resubmission
  • Training advice for involved researchers/education on a bioinformatics topic
  • Assistance with response to a manuscript/journal reviewer

For more information on services provided through the Harvard Chan Bioinformatics Core at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health see their website.

To find out more about services, education, and training provided through the Countway Library of Medicine, see the library's website.

How to request a consultation:

To request a Harvard Catalyst bioinformatics consultation, please complete and submit this webform. Please make your request well in advance of your deadline; it may be refused if there is insufficient time to provide helpful advice.

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