W.M. Keck Center for Comparative and FunctionalGenomics
at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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The Bioinformatics Unit provides seamless data flow from data collection instruments to databases, reliable data storage and management, and easy data access by users. The Unit is equipped with a SGI Origin2000 Supercomputer with 16 processors, a Sun Enterprise Server with dual processors, and many workstations. Oracle Database Management System is the main database system for data repository at the Keck Center. We are currently involved in several genome projects.

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The Bioinformatics Unit is developing innovative data analysis tools and visualization software and database resources for genomics research in collaboration with the Department of Computer Science and National Center for Supercomputing Application (NCSA).

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The Bioinformatics Unit is conducting interdisciplinary research with UIUC faculty from various departments in five different colleges. Please contact Dr. Thimmapuram for more information on research in Bioinformatics.

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We will also provide training sessions and workshops for students and faculty to learn the basics of bioinformatics including using various tools for database queries, data analysis and data mining.

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Course Offerings

Bioinformatics now offers courses available on a semesterly basis. Please check back frequently for updated information on latest course offerings and descriptions.



Bioinformatics Unit, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
330 Edward R. Madigan Laboratory, 1201 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801
Tel: (217) 265-5061
Fax: (217) 265-5066
Email

Last Update Sept 19, 2006