High Performance Computing

Computational Biology Core (CBC)

Expertise in genetics, bioinformatics, computer science and statistics with long-term experience in high-throughput sequencing, microarrays, and other genomic and proteomic technologies.

  • Scientific and study design consultation
  • Data analysis
  • Software development
  • High performance computing
  • Grant and manuscript assistance
Access: 

Prioritized toward members of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, but support available to outside investigators as time permits. Contact by email or phone

Hourly Recharge, first hour free per project
Cancer Center

High Performance Research-Computing Center (HPRCC)

Shared computing cluster for advanced research, allowing the exploration of vast data.

  • Long and short term storage
  • Visualization capabilities using parallel graphics and stereo projection technologies
Access: 

Contact Joe Hesse for more info.

Request information
Institute for Computational Health Sciences
Joe Hesse
joe.hesse@ucsf.edu

Institute for Human Genetics

State-of-the-art genomics services cover sample preparation, processing and analysis phases.

  • DNA extraction & exome capture
  • Construction of libraries for Illumina sequencing
  • Affymetrix Axiom Genotyping and Expression
  • Next generation sequencing (NGS)
  • Computational cluster for analysis runs
Access: 

For prep and processing, contact IHGSeqCore@ucsf.edu; for data storage and analysis, complete/update the New Account Setup Form and contact Dirk Kleinhesselink or Joe Hesse.

HPC@UC

UC researchers can gain access to high performance computing, data resources and expertise at the San Diego Super Computing Center (SDSC).

  • Multiple supercomputers
  • Data storage
  • A large installed base of applications for HPC and big data analytics
Access: 

The application process is very streamlined, with an award decision made within 10 working days of the application.

Free
UC Office of the President (UCoP)
Contact
hpc_uc@sdsc.edu

Resource for Biocomputing, Visualization, and Informatics (RBVI)

Develops cutting-edge interactive software tools and advanced web-based computational resources that provide integrated visualizations and analyses of molecular structures and related non-structural biological information.

  • Development of interactive computer graphics techniques
  • Provides Chimera package for molecular visualization and analysis
  • Structure-Function Linkage Database
  • High-performance computational infrastructure
Access: 
Request information
Contact staff
http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/Overview/staff.html