The UMGC Informatics Group provides bioinformatic analysis and data management services for the Genomics Center and its clients. Areas of expertise include Illumina short-read sequencing, PacBio long-read sequencing, Genotyping-by-sequencing (GBS), 10x Genomics, microbiome and metagenomics, and RNA-Seq.
John Garbe, PhD – Informatics Group Lead
Trina Kuriger-Laber, MSc – Bioinformatics Analyst
Juan Abrahante, PhD – Informatics Institute Bioinformatics Analyst
We provide a variety of data analysis services to both internal and external clients with UMN researchers receiving no cost analysis for certain services. Please contact the service manager for more information.
We can help you with any problems you encounter accessing or downloading your data from the Genomics Center. We also maintain an extensive archive of customer data – let us know if you have lost or misplaced a dataset as we may be able to track down your data or re-deliver it.
Internal data download instructions can be found here.
External data download instructions can be found here.
The Informatics Institute (UMII) assists UMN researchers with experimental planning, in silico sample processing, pipeline development, data analysis, and publication visuals. For no-cost bioinformatic services that relate to the Genomics Center:
In addition, the Research Informatics Solutions (RIS) group at the Minnesota Supercomputing Institute (MSI) provides sustained bioinformatics research support, including project planning, data analysis, and pipeline development. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for project consult.