Open Genome Informatics represents the efforts of many bioinformatics projects.

This is a great opportunity for students to contribute to the work of these established bioinformatics projects:

Galaxy: An open, web-based platform for accessible, reproducible, and transparent computational biomedical research. Link.

Generic Model Organism Database (GMOD): An open source project to develop a complete set of software for creating and administering a model organism database). Link:

GBrowse: The Generic Genome Browser (GBrowse) is a web application for searching and displaying annotations on genomes. Link.

Informatics and Bio-computing (OICR): The Informatics and Bio-computing group at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) develops new algorithms, software, databases, visualization tools and other necessary components to interpret genome datasets. Link.

Intermine: InterMine is an open source data warehouse built specifically for the integration and analysis of complex biological data. Link.

JBrowse: JBrowse is being developed as the successor to GBrowse. It is a modern, fast genome browser implemented almost entirely in JavaScript, with some server-side formatting code in Perl. Link.

Reactome: A manually curated database of core pathways and reactions in human biology that functions as a data mining resource and electronic textbook. Link.

SequenceServer: A BLAST server for individual use or for sharing datasets with colleagues and community. Its minimalist, modern and thoughtful design lets user focus on the Biology and getting things done. Link.

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