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High Performance Computing:

UIC Research Computing: Research Computing provides UIC super computing solutions.

  • New account request
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  • Hardware & Pricing
  • (Note: CRI is not associated with RC but encourages UIC researchers to utilize these services.)

    Bioinformatics Resources

  • Integrative Genomics Viewer (IGV)
  • The Integrative Genomics Viewer (IGV) is a high-performance visualization tool for interactive exploration of large, integrated genomic datasets. It supports a wide variety of data types, including array-based and next-generation sequence data, and genomic annotations.

  • OBRC: Online Bioinformatics Resources Collection
  • The Online Bioinformatics Resources Collection (OBRC) contains annotations and links for 2458 bioinformatics databases and software tools.

  • ExPASy
  • ExPASy is the SIB Bioinformatics Resource Portal which provides access to scientific databases and software tools (i.e., resources) in different areas of life sciences including proteomics, genomics, phylogeny, systems biology, population genetics, transcriptomics etc. (see Categories in the left menu). On this portal you find resources from many different SIB groups as well as external institutions.

    Linux & Scripting Tutorials

  • LINUX & UNIX Tutorial for Beginners
  • A beginners guide to the Unix and Linux operating system. Eight simple tutorials which cover the basics of UNIX / Linux commands.

  • Linux Tutorial
  • Here you will learn the Linux command line (Bash) with a 13 part beginners tutorial. It contains clear descriptions, command outlines, examples, shortcuts and best practice.