Services and Tools

Services and Tools

DNA-Puzzle.2.jpgFrom access to clinical records, to genomics data mining, to custom software development targeted at clinical, educational or research initiatives, CCTS Informatics offers a broad spectrum of informatics solutions to investigators.  Please explore the links below to learn how our resources can enhance your research.
 
CCTS Informatics along with our Partner Network (see below), offer a wide range of services to support biomedical research. For additional information on these resources, click here.
  • CCTS Informatics Consultations
  • Biostatistics and Research Design Consultations
  • Project Panels (broader expertise than informatics and/or biostatistics)
The CCTS serves as a link to Informatics resources within our Partner Network. ​Our partners provide a wide range of services and have broad expertise in Biomedical Informatics and Genomics. The available resources are always evolving and being expanded within this network, with each partner representing a potential collaborative site for investigators. Some of these partners are listed below:
  • Heflin Center for Genomic Science
  • Division of Informatics, Department of Pathology
  • Section on Statistical Genetics
  • Center for AIDS Research
  • The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
CCTS Informatics offers a variety of services to support the access and analysis of biomedical data. Some of our resources are listed below.  For more information, click here
  • Next Generation Sequence Analysis (NGS)
  • Enterprise Data Warehousing Initiative
  • Aggregate Cohort Estimator (ACE)
  • Data Storage/Safety
Tools
Several software tools created by our community of investigators are available to CCTS collaborators.  For brief descriptions of these tools, click here.  If you are interested in using one of them, please contact the Research Commons (ccts@uab.edu) or 934-7442.
  • MOUSER
  • AKI Assistant (Drug-Gene-Retriever)
  • Custom program wrappers for Galaxy
  • Kaizen
  • The Cancer Registry Informatics Initiative
  • Natural Language Processing (NLP)
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