The CEB Bioinformatics Resource Center (BRC) mission is to support researchers in analyzing sequence data by providing bioinformatics expertise and access to state-of-the-art computational resources. The BRC aims to serve as a bioinformatics hub for the UTK campus, where ideas can be shared and developed collaboratively.
- Our computers and software
- Information about our CLC Genomics Workbench and modules
- Upcoming and past UT bioinformatics events
- Bioinformatics Courses at UT
The BRC is located in room 736 of the Science & Engineering Research Facility (SERF). The bioinformatics lab has six cutting-edge desktop computers operating on a mix of Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms. All members of the UT community are welcome to use these computers following registration (contact for details).
The general access computers have bioinformatics resources installed locally, including Geneious and CLC Genomics Workbench with several powerful modules for specialized analyses (please click here to learn more about our CLC package). This computing environment is constantly growing and evolving; users are encouraged to request and explore new software packages.
Please click here for more information about our hardware and software.
The BRC organizes and hosts a variety of bioinformatics workshops. Please click here for a list of past and upcoming activities.
The BRC staff is always happy to talk with you about your bioinformatics-related projects. We also provide support for labs and departments that contribute to the BRC through a percent salary model. Formal consultation is available for any new or ongoing bioinformatics projects and we are available to assist with grant submissions and/or publications that require bioinformatics expertise.
Acknowledgement and Authorship
We politely request that any BRC contribution be acknowledged in your presentations and publications. We additionally request that you consider granting authorship in the case that the BRC has made an intellectual contribution to your publication.
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For additional information, please contact Robert Murdoch, Ph.D. (BRC Coordinator) at: