The Integrated Genomics and Bioinformatics Core is comprised of the Genomics Facility and the Barbara K. Ostrom Bioinformatics Facility. Together, these shared institutional resources provide Koch Institute investigators with support throughout all phases of modern genomics experimentation.
The Barbara K. Ostrom (1978) Bioinformatics Facility is a shared institutional resource providing KI investigators with support, assistance and training in a wide range of bioinformatics topics. The core also maintains a high-performance computing resource offering many bioinformatics applications, substantial processing power and secure storage. The team also provides support for desktop computing and poster printing.
Access is available to all members of the MIT community, to the extent permitted by available capacity. In recognition of funding support, priority access is given to members of the Core’s sponsoring entities (Koch Institute, MIT Biology, MIT Biological Engineering and MIT Center for Environmental Health Science) and NCI-funded research projects. In special circumstances, access may be available to non-MIT users (details available on request from the Facility Scientific Director, Charlie Whittaker)
The Bioinformatics & Computing Core is supported in part by funding provided to the Koch Institute from a National Cancer Institute Cancer Center Support Grant.