secure data storage

MyResearch@UCSF

A professionally managed, secure, web based, collaborative environment in which to store files containing sensitive data.

  • Investigators view, manipulate, and save their data entirely in a protected environment without storing files on their own computers
  • Includes research software applications, such as SAS, Stata, SPSS, R, TreeAge, Atlas.ti, MS Office, and Matlab free of charge
  • Offers collaborative tools, such as SharePoint and the UC ReX Data Explorer, to facilitate the conduct of multi-site research studies
Access: 
Free for UCSF community
Academic Research Systems (ARS)
ARS Support
its-arssupport@ucsf.edu

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

OnCore, the Online Collaborative Research Environment

Comprehensive web-based system for clinical research operations & data management.

  • UCSF preferred Clinical Trials Management System (CTMS)
  • Biospecimen Management (BSM)
  • Unified Registry Management (USM) for population identification & recruitment
  • Coverage analysis, budgeting & billing
  • Clinical tracking
Access: 

New users must contact oncore@ucsf.edu or call 415-502-2962, and complete a required UC Learning training.

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