The Science Support team provides licensing and training support for specialized software resources and databases for biomedical research at Washington University School of Medicine.
What tools are available through Becker Library and other groups at WUSTL?
- Software licensing - Becker Library licenses a variety of commercially available software tools to researchers on campus at a reduced cost. The tools available for licensing include:
- The Research Pod - to provide WUSM researchers and their staff with access to specialized software tools and resources, Becker Library has a cluster of iMacs and PCs equipped with a core set of statistical, research, and presentation software packages. The software programs currently available on The Research Pod include Adobe Creative Suite, EndNote, GraphPad Prism, JMP Pro, Mathematica, MATLAB, Microsoft Office, PyMOL, SAS (PCs only), and SPSS.
- CCDC Cambridge Structural Database and Reaxys are web-based tools licensed by Olin Library and Becker Library and made freely available to the Washington University community. These two web-based tools can be accessed from any computer on the Washington University network.
- WUSTL CHPC Galaxy - in collaboration with the Center for High Performance Computing (CHPC), Becker Library supports a Washington University instance of Galaxy that processes jobs on the CHPC cluster.
- Local KEGG mirror at Washington University - provided by the Center for Genome Sciences & Systems Biology, the McDonnell Genome Institute, and Becker Medical Library.
- ChemOffice Professional is available for download and local installation free of charge to anyone at Washington University courtesy of Olin Library.
- JMP Genomics is also available for download and local installation free of charge courtesy of WUSM's Division of Statistical Genomics.
- FlowJo is available for licensing at a reduced cost through a site license managed by the Flow Cytometry Core in the Department of Pathology and Immunology. Check out the Flow Cytometry Core website for more information.
- NovoAlign is available to anyone on campus free of charge courtesy of the Genome Technology Access Center in the Department of Genetics. NovoAlign is installed on the CHPC cluster and the Center for Genome Sciences & Systems Biology cluster. For more information regarding the NovoAlign license, send an email message to the WUSM NovoAlign local contact.
- Additional software titles licensed through WUSTL Software Licensing can be found on the WUSTL Software Licensing website.
- Research Computing Workshops: basic computing workshops run in collaboration with the CHPC
- Genomics in Medicine: 2016-2017 seminar series runs August 31st, 2016 through April 26th, 2017
- Safari Tech Books Online
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