Bioinformatics Core Services

Consulting

Bioinformatics core assists with the following:

  • Quotes for computational hardware, storage, and software.
  • For proposal budgets, the core can help define informatics costs, including hardware, storage, software, and personel.
  • Assistance with editing of computational and bioinformatics proposal sections.

Additionally, analysis services, ranging from whole project consulting to individual bioinformatics task completion, are provided at the per hour rate of $62.01.

Computing and storage resources are each available under three different models. Details for each resource and for each model are listed below.

COMPUTING

Free Tier
80 processers and 512 GB of memory are allocated over a variety of virtual UNIX machines as free-to-use resources. These free tier resources are used on a shared, first-come first-served basis.
Lease Tier
For long term usage, resources are avilable for lease according to the following:
  • CPU core per year: $333.40.
  • Memory per GB per year: $52.09.
Purchase Tier
Departments may purchase their own computational resources on a by-quote basis. For details please inquire.

STORAGE

Free Tier
Departments are each issued 250 GB of storage free of charge.
Lease Tier
Storage is available for lease at the rate of:
  • GB per year: $0.58
  • TB per year: $580
Purchase Tier
Departments may purchase their own storage resources in units of 12 TB raw / ~10 TB useable on a by-quote basis. For details please inquire.