TitleBodyTechnical Expertise RequiredCostAdditional Information
GenePattern

GenePattern is a genomic analysis platform that provides access to more than 150 tools for gene expression analysis, proteomics, SNP analysis, flow cytometry, RNA-seq analysis, and common data processing tasks. A web-based interface provides access to these tools and allows the creation of multi-step analysis pipelines that enable reproducible in silico research.

No programmingFree

Michael Reich, Ted Liefeld, Joshua Gould, Jim Lerner, Pablo Tamayo & Jill P Mesirov. GenePattern 2.0, Nature Genetics - 38, 500 - 501 (2006)

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Access is a desktop database package that includes a relational database engine, database query tools, a report building module, and a forms builder. For intermediate and advanced users it also includes the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications platform and an IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Microsoft Access can serve as standalone database tool, or it can be connected to other database server platforms and be used as a database server client.
Some programming/database skills may be required in order to perform complex queries.

No programmingCost-basis
Polar Information Commons (PIC) Rights Badging Tool

The Polar Information Commons (PIC) Rights Badging Tool allows you to use the Creative Commons tools to create a graphic badge. This badge asserts that digital content is available in the Polar Information Commons (PIC) with minimal restrictions and in adherence with community guidelines or norms of behavior for ethical data sharing. Once created, a badge may be placed on a website describing your data set or within the use constraints field of its metadata.

No programmingFree

The Polar Information Commons (PIC) serves as an open, virtual repository for vital scientific data and information about the polar regions, and provides a shared, community-based cyber-infrastructure.

RAMADDA (Repository for Archiving, Managing and Accessing Diverse DAta)

RAMADDA is a web-based application framework that provides a broad suite of services for content and data management, publishing and collaboration. RAMADDA brings together a number of concepts and technologies to provide an easy to use but powerful system for publishing, organizing, discovering. and accessing data and other holdings.
RAMADDA Is a freely available web application that runs on your own server. Java is necessary for operation.

RAMADDA provides the following features:

  • Data file ingest, organization, meta-data creation and access control
  • Search and browse capabilities
  • Catalog and RSS feeds
  • Data services including OpenDAP, subsetting and point data access
  • Wiki facilities
Basic programming skillsFree
UCI Net

UCINET is a comprehensive package for the analysis of social network data as well as other 1-mode and 2-mode data. Social network analysis methods include centrality measures, subgroup identification, role analysis, elementary graph theory, and permutation-based statistical analysis. In addition, the package has strong matrix analysis routines, such as matrix algebra and multivariate statistics.

Integrated with UCINET is the NetDraw program for drawing diagrams of social networks.

No programmingCost-basis