“Computing and Bioinformatics work in partnership with all the research groups and facilities at the LMS to deliver cutting edge science.”
The facility provides IT and bioinformatics support for state-of-the art scientific equipment and research. It encompasses high performance computing facilities, an IT service desk and bioinformatics and informatics support services.
Computing Support Services
- The service desk provides support for Windows, Linux and Mac platforms.
- The High Performance Computer clusters provide parallel computing resources for intensive image processing, statistical and genomic sequence analysis.
- There is a fast network access within the LMS to Imperial College computational facilities such as the London e-Science Centre and to the Internet.
- The facility provides specialist computing solutions, and extensive backup and archiving services to support scientific equipment and research activities.
- Bioinformatics advice and assistance for data analysis across the LMS research sections; encompassing support for genomic, proteomic and epigenetic data.
- Informatics support for the development of biological databases and software applications.
- Support for high performance computing and algorithm development.
- Providing and co-ordinating LMS bioinformatics resources for researchers.
- Training and support for data analysis, bioinformatics software, packages and databases.
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