Bioinformatics Unit

Introduction

The Bioinformatics Unit at IJC provides both IJC and external researchers with high-quality computational analysis services covering all project aspects related to clinical and biological data. This includes experimental design and data analysis for microarray experiments and Next Generation Sequencing, statistical consulting, data integration, interpretation and reporting, as well as software development and scientific database management.

Our team consists of skilled professionals with extensive experience in bioinformatics and research and accomplished developers. The unit has access to High Performance Computing resources and works closely with the Genomics and Single Cell unit(s).

Contact

Bioinformatics Unit

IJC Building
Ctra. de Can Ruti
Cami de les Escoles s/n
08916 Badalona
Barcelona, Spain
(+34) 93 557 2807 (Mon-Fri 08.30-17.30)

FOR ENQUIRIES AND QUOTES

ijcbioinfo@carrerasresearch.org

NamePosition
Angelika MerkelCore Facility Leader

Documents and prices

Services

General Services

·       Data handling, management and analysis

·       Reporting and visualization of scientific data

·       Data submission to public repositories (EGA etc)

·       Advice and support on experimental design, bioinformatic pipelines, computational methods

·       Advice and support on project proposals, budgeting, computational infrastructure

·       Customized design and development of bioinformatic tools and software (incl. databases)

·       Bioinformatic training

Bioinformatics analysis

Genomics:

  • Whole Genome and Exome Sequencing (WGS, WES)

  • Single Nucleotide and Copy Number Variation Arrays (SNV, CNV)

DNA methylation (5mC and 5hmC):
Infinium Methylation 450K and EPIC microarrays,

  • Whole-Genome Bisulphite Sequencing (WGBS)

  • Reduced representation bisulfite sequencing (RRBS)

Chromatin analysis:

  • ChIP-Seq, Hi-C seq

Transcriptomics: 

  • RNA-Seq (Ribo-seq, RIP-seq, iCLIP, CLIP-seq)

Metagenomics:

  • 16s rRNA

Epitranscriptomics:

  • m6A and m1A RNA methylation via NGS (bsRNA-Seq) and microarray