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Biomedical Informatics Research Core


The bioinformatics core will carry out its mission of enhancing biomedical research in Puerto Rico by providing resources for research, education and training. These resources will work to advance these specific aims: 1. enhance biomedical research in PR by providing researchers with the bioinformatics tools and technical support they require to perform cutting-edge biomedical research; 2. enhance the computational biology research environment in Puerto Rico by establishing research collaborations with biomedical, computational and mathematics researchers; 3. enhance multidisciplinary research by developing new courses and educational materials in computational biology, statistics and bioinformatics in collaboration with research faculty and the Science and Technology Competency Enhancement (STCE) Core; 4. enhance research by promoting advanced networking between PRAABRE member institutions, to enable collaborative research on and off the island; 5. enhance biomedical research by promoting effective access to scientific literature and databases for the biomedical researchers in PRAABRE; and 6. enhance biomedical research by enabling effective management of bibliographic information by fostering the use of bibliographic software and applying it to literature searches, articles and references management and manuscript writing.




  • Computer and bioinformatics services ( Support service )

    Services include:
    Network design and security consulting, joint development or adaptation of Internet2 meritorious applications, parallel programming, installation and maintenance of specialized software on HPCf computers, development of research materials at the VizLab, workshops on visualization, programming and Unix system administration, hosting of workshops for the scientific community using the VizLab/Teaching Lab, and maintenance of a web-accessible help-desk and technical documents repository.

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Last updated: 2011-04-20T09:24:04.789-05:00

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