On Feb. 3rd, the Canadian Bioinformatics Resource was officially opened.
CBR-RBC offers access to the major bioinformatics software and databases for
in Canada. The annual user fee is 195 Cdn$. Services include:
Secure shell (ssh) and ftp access to
- Sequence assembly programs
- Access to more than 70 nightly updated databases.
When subscribing, users will receive an account on a Sun Enterprise 4000
server with twelve 250 MHz CPUs and 2 Gb of
main memory. Each user will have 10 Mb of diskspace on the system. CBR-RBC
is connected to CA*net II, Canada's high
speed Internet. A help desk is available through Base 4 Bioinformatics in
(for details see http://www.base4.com/release_3_feb99.html).
For subscription details and free public Web services, including SRS-5,
CBR-RBC is Canada's National EMBnet node.
Project Manager, CBR-RBC