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BRC: Bioinformatics Hardware and Software


We currently have six computers for use by the UT community.  All feature high resolution dual monitors.  Some details:

4 PCs:

  • Operating Systems: Two Windows 7, Two dual-boot with Windows 7 and Linux (Ubuntu 16.04)
  • All 4 PCs now have an additional 2TB SSD running Ubuntu 18
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-6700 (8 threads)
  • Memory: 64 GB
  • NVIDIA Quadro P4000 workstation graphics cards

1 Mac Pro:

  • Processor: 2.7 GHz 12-Core Xeon E5 (24 threads)
  • Memory: 64 GB

1 Mac Pro:

  • Processor: 2 x 2.66 GHz 6-core Intel Xeon (24 threads)
  • Memory: 24 GB


The BRC currently provides use of licensed programs and open use bioinformatics programs.  We are always growing and always happy to install new programs.  (please click on the program names for more details).


Licensed Software

CLC Genomics Workbench (with several plugins, see details here)



Other programs currently installed

Any open source software can be installed on our systems; just talk to us!