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HIPAA / PHI Data Storage & Analysis on BioHPC

HIPAA / PHI Data Storage & Analysis on BioHPC

The BioHPC team has been working closely with UTSW Information Security to enable the storage and analysis of HIPAA covered data on our systems. We have now been notified by Information Security that after review of the risks, the use of BioHPC for clinical data storage appears to be in line with HIPAA, state, and UTSW requirements.

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R Upgraded to 3.2.1

R Upgraded to 3.2.1

R version 3.2.1 is now available on the nucleus cluster and via rstudio.biohpc.swmed.edu

This is the latest release of R, from June 2015 and has been built with optimizations for our systems to dramatically speed up linear algebra operations.

A selection of common packages is available. Email biohpc-help@utsouthwestern.edu ...

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NGS Pipeline and Galaxy Server

NGS Pipeline and Galaxy Server

BioHPC now provides an easy-to use NGS pipeline for RNA-Seq analysis, as well as a Galaxy server.

The BioHPC NGS Pipeline is a simple web-based data analysis pipeline developed in collaboration with CRI. Currently implements an RNA-Seq differential expression workflow.

Galaxy is a powerful web-based system for designing and running data analysis workflows using many ...

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RStudio - New Service

RStudio - New Service

BioHPC now provides an RStudio service at http://rstudio.biohpc.swmed.edu

RStudio provides a comprehensive yet easy-to use environment for developing scripts in the popular R statistical language. A wide range of R packages are pre-installed. The RStudio service is an ideal place to run smaller analyses, and develop workflows for large datasets which ...

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