What is this resource?
The CTSI-CN CRI Bioinformatics Unit (CBU) provides bioinformatics consultation and analytical services in an initiative sponsored by The Center for Genetic Medicine Research, the Center for Translational Science, the Clinical and Translational Institute at Children’s National (CTSI-CN), the District of Columbia Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (DC-IDDRC) and the Chief Research Officer’s office.
The leadership of the CBU is composed of:
- Dr. Eric Vilain (Director of Center for Genetic Medicine Research)
- Dr. Lisa Guay-Woodford (Director of CTSI at Children’s National)
- Dr. Hiroki Morizono (Director of CBU)
- Dr. Kazue Hashimoto-Torii (Center for Neuroscience Research liaison)
- Dr. Susan Knoblach (Director of Genomics Core)
- Dr. Michael Keller (Center for Cancer and Immunology liaison)
- Dr. Marius George Linguraru (Sheik Zayed Institute for Surgical Innovation liaison)
The bioinformatics staff includes Dr. Hayk Barseghyan, Dr. Surajit Bhattacharya and Payal Banerjee. Please see the Faculty & Staff Directory for a list of CBU members.
The CBU works closely with researchers to design and structure their studies with the applicable bioinformatics support from the very beginning of a project.
We assist in the following types of Study Consultation and Experimental Design:
The CBU performs genomic data analysis with standard as well as custom pipelines according to specific requirements of a project. CBU also actively participates in training the next generation of biomedical researchers with the goal of enabling quality research and education. Below are the bioinformatics Data Analysis services provided by CBU:
Who can use this resource?
All Children’s National Health System research faculty and staff can utilize the CRI Bioinformatics Unit.
How much does access to this resource cost?
Usage of the resources offered by the CRI Bioinformatics Unit is offered at reasonable cost. To learn more please contact: email@example.com.
How do I access this resource?
Please fill out the following the form to request Bioinformatics Consultation and Data Analysis services with the CRI Bioinformatics Unit: CRI Bioinformatics Unit Service Request Form.
Who should I contact for more information?
Please contact the CTSI-CN CRI Bioinformatics Unit administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org if you should have any questions or need assistance with your request.
For more information, please also visit the CTSI-CN Faculty and Staff Directory and select the "Bioinformatics" service area to find the person(s) responsible for this resource.