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Center for Data and Bioinformation Services

Data & Bioinformatics Information Guides

Start here for a primer on the basics of bioinformation and research data management. These information guides provide an introduction and overview to the ideas, concepts, and terms used within these subjects. In addition to the overview, each guide provides links to additional useful resources.

  • Bioinformatics
    Our Bioinformation guide provides an overview of bioinformatics research, and related data resources. It includes information on high throughput sequence analysis, DNA, RNA, protein data resources, research computing and recommended information on NCBI databases.
    This guide provides an overview of the new NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy. Learn about new requirements under the policy as well as tips and resources for writing data management and sharing plans.
  • Open Science Framework (OSF)
    OSF is a platform for researchers in all disciplines to store, manage, and share their research outputs, including research data. This guide provides information to help you get started using OSF.
  • Research Data Management
    Understand the Research Data Lifecycle and how to manage your data throughout. Understand the concept of FAIR data and why it is important. Get tips for writing data management plans, learn how to organize, describe, and cite your data, and understand options for storage and sharing.