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Bioinformation Resource Guide: Genomic Data Science


R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It compiles and runs on a wide variety of UNIX platforms, Windows and MacOS.

RStudio is an integrated development environment (IDE) for R. It includes a console, syntax-highlighting editor that supports direct code execution, as well as tools for plotting, history, debugging and workspace management.

Cloud Computing Resources

Galaxy is an open, web-based platform for data intensive biomedical research. Whether on the free public server or your own instance, you can perform, reproduce, and share complete analyses.

CyVerse provides life scientists with powerful computational infrastructure to handle huge datasets and complex analyses, thus enabling data-driven discovery. The powerful extensible platform provides data storage, bioinformatics tools, image analyses, cloud services, APIs, and more.


rOpenSci is entirely a community driven effort. The project originally came together from conversations between like-minded researchers and continues to expand as more people contribute tools, expertise, and research ideas. It is a global community of researchers, students, software developers, and various others working towards improving the world of science. You are welcome to join us and help improve tools and practices available to researchers.