A new WWW accessible Bioinformatics Centre..the BSC

Abdellah Djebli abdellah.djebli at sickkids.on.ca
Mon Mar 29 17:00:04 EST 1999

The BSC (Bioinformatics Supercomputing Centre) has been established at
the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  The BSC has

recently acquired Canada's most powerful supercomputer devoted to
biological and bioinformatics research.  In addition to offering the
online resources listed below, the BSC provides assistance for
bioinformatics programs, databases etc.  Contact us (see below) for

The BSC's  Mission:
To be the Canadian leader in bioinformatics through innovative
computational research and provision of training, support, software,
and  database access.

Currently, the BSC provides, free of charge,  the following internet
accessible resources to scientists:

1) High-speed BLAST of the most current databases on the Origin 2000
supercomputer (SGI)
2) Canadian Node of the human Genome Data Base (GDB)
3) The Cystic Fibrosis Mutation Database
4) Software enhancement/creation
5) Bioinformatics Training/Data analysis
6) The GCG package and its new web interface--SeqWeb, available to
researchers within the Hospital for Sick Children

Visit our website  http://www.bioinfo.sickkids.on.ca
Call our Help Desk at (416) 813-8877
E-mail help at bioinfo.sickkids.on.ca

Brenda Muskat, Analyst/Trainer
Bioinformatics Supercomputing Centre
Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Ave. Elm 10-104
Toronto, Ontario
M5G 1X8

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