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Core Facilities Informatics Basic Content

Penn State College of Medicine offers a variety of resources to assist investigators in data analysis and management, including Bioinformatics and Research Informatics teams and the Clarity LabLink Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).


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Core Facilities Informatics Bioinformatics Tab Code


Penn State College of Medicine provides a variety of bioinformatics and biostatistics services, including analysis, prediction and software support.


  • DNA Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) analysis
  • Exome-Sequencing analysis
  • ChIP-Seq analysis (narrow peaks or wider domains)
  • RNA-Seq analysis
  • DNA Methylation Sequencing analysis
  • Ribo-Seq analysis
  • Differential expression (RNA-Seq and DNA methylation)
  • Variant discovery (DNA and RNA-Seq)
  • Junction-based analysis of splicing events
  • ENCODE correlations with NGS datasets
  • The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) NGS datasets
  • Epigenetic signature discovery
  • Transcription Factor Motif discovery
  • Phosphorylation prediction
  • microRNA target prediction
  • Virus de novo Assembly
  • Microarray analysis
  • Biomarker panel design
  • Pathway analysis
  • Gene ontology analysis
  • Proteomics analysis
  • qPCR analysis
  • Machine learning
  • Custom scripts/software

Software Support

  • Ingenuity Pathways
  • Bioinformatics public software (bowtie, bwa, MACS, RSEG, tophat, cufflinks, samtools, picard, IGV, GATK, GSEA, DAVID, hmmer, etc.)
  • R, Python, Perl, Java and other programming languages