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Program Snapshot

The Bioinformatics and Computational Biology program, which supports the National Centers for Biomedical Computing, aims to develop novel, cutting-edge software and data management tools to effectively mine the vast wealth of biomedical data generated from sophisticated modern laboratory techniques and facilitate data sharing between researchers.


Program Highlights

View the National Centers for Biomedical Computing (NCBC) Showcase! 

Learn more about the research, training, and outreach in computational science conducted through the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology program.​

View the NCBC Showcase Day 1 and Day 2.

Study Examines Public Attitudes Toward Data-Sharing Networks. A new study, carried out by researchers at the iDASH National Center for Biomedical Computing and colleagues at the University of California-Davis, examining public attitudes about the sharing of personal medical data through health information exchanges and distributed research networks, finds a mixture of receptiveness and concerns about privacy and security. Read a brief summary of the study. ​​ Read the abstract of the original article.


National Centers for Biomedical Computing

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SimBioS ​​
National Center for Simulation of Biological Structures (SimBioS) at Stanford University

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MAGNet ​​
National Center for the Multiscale Analysis of Genomic and Cellular Networks (MAGNet) at Columbia University

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National Alliance for Medical Image Computing (NA-MIC) at Brigham and Women's Hospital

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I2B2 ​​​
Integrating Biology and the Bedside (I2B2) at Brigham and Women's Hospital

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National Center for Biomedical Ontology (NCBO) at Stanford University

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Integrate Data for Analysis, Anonymization, and Sharing (IDASH) at the University of California, San Diego

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