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Biomedical Informatics Service Core

Biomedical Informatics Service Core provides consultation for: • Bioinformatics • • • •

The Houston Methodist Research Institute Biomedical Informatics Service Core focuses on development and integration of many different informatics capabilities. With a variety of software and hardware tools, and expertise in bioinformatics, bioimaging, database development, image analysis, and clinical informatics, the core facilitates clinical and translational research at Houston Methodist.

• Experimental design and evaluation with quantitative Cellular image computing informatics tools Clinical image computing • Omics data analysis Clinical informatics • Proposal planning Database development • Statistical analysis

Some of the key services provided by the Biomedical Informatics Service Core include: • Bioinformatics: Microarray, RNASeq, Fluidgm, Next-generation sequencing, and other platforms • Gene/target/disease analysis: Comprehensive gene report, report of drug targets for a disease, pathway or functional analysis, and other customized reports • Statistical analysis: Sample size and power estimation, and other statistical analysis • Quantitative imaging: In vitro and in vivo cellular imaging quantification and clinical image quantification • Database design and implementation

Tools and software Informatics Tools: • Bioknoppix, BioPuppy, BioLinux, BioSLAX, Basic Local Alignment Search Tool or BLAST • EMBOSS (European Molecular Biology Open

• Web portal and database programming

Software Suite), COPIA, Ingenuity Pathway

• Image and data acquisition, processing, analysis, retrieval, and management

Analysis, Open Discovery, Partek, PatternHunter,

• D  ata analysis: Genomic, transcriptomic, epigenomic, proteomic, metabolomic, clinical, and image data analysis • Customized informatics tools

PROSPECT, RasMol Image Computing Tools: • BIRN, Cell Tracker, DTI-TK, DTI-STUDIO, DCMTK, FreeSurfer, FSL, ITK, ImageJ, ITK-SNAP, MIPAV

• Cluster computing solutions • Machine learning, data mining, and outcome studies

• Mimics, Slicer, VisBio, VTK

Biomedical Informatics Core  
Biomedical Informatics Core