!! News !!


  • New Cluster - Lewis3 is Open for Testing
    Please go to the Welcome to Lewis3 for more information.
  • 9/17/2014

  • MATLAB and Simulink Seminars at Mizzou
    Sep 24th @ 10:00am-12:00am AND 1:00pm–3:00pm; Lunch will be served Register Now.
  • 11/11/2013

  • University Collaborative Research Propelled by New Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Read more.
  • 10/3/2013

  • MU's first Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Day will be held on Thursday, Oct. 10 at Bond Life Sciences Center.
  • 9/20/2013

  • Memory estimate needed for Velvet and VelvetOptimiser jobs has been added in their software tutorials.
  • 9/13/2013

  • QIIME 1.7.0 has been installed on lewis. The previous verion QIIME 1.6.0 is still working on lewis.
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    Lewis - a cluster of compute nodes
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    Lewis - more compute nodes
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    Isilon storage cluster
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    Isilon storage cluster - Back
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    A petabyte of disk storage
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    HPC disk storage purchased recently

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    About Us

    The University of Missouri Bioinformatics Consortium (UMBC) supports collaborative research in bioinformatics and life sciences across the University of Missouri System and around the globe. 

    The UMBC is a System-wide resource for high-performance computational infrastructure, which emphasizes and facilitates inter-campus communication and bioinformatics research collaborations. The UMBC provides the following services to users:

  • High-performance computational systems to analyze massive sets of data
  • Very large storage devices to house major data collections
  • High speed networking services to facilitate location-independent access and collaboration among investigators
  • Software applications supporting research in bioinformatics (e.g. sequence analysis, microarray data storage and analysis), molecular modeling, computational physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, etc.
  • Technical support from experienced staff
  • For a list of all the pages of this web site please see our sitemap. To get a quick start with our resources, please see the UMBC User Guide.

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