Equipment, Software, & Tools
MetaCore is a web-based bioinformatics suite that allows researchers to upload data analysis results from experiments such as microarray, next generation sequencing, metabolic, SAGE, siRNA, microRNA, and screening. It provides functional analysis to identify the most relevant pathways, networks, and cellular processes in the data. Additionally, gene, protein, compound, pathwaymap, and disease searches are available.
Use Netfabb Basic to make editing, repairing and analysing designs for 3D printing quick and easy. View, repair, and edit .STL files. Analyze and repair files to make models airtight. Make simple adjustments for proper fitting on build plate.
OpenRefine (formerly known as Google Refine) is a free, open source tool for working with messy data. With OpenRefine, users can process and clean their data, save to different formats, and upload to participating databases. To learn more, visit the OpenRefine homepage.
OpenSCAD is a software for creating solid 3D CAD models. It is free software and available for Linux/UNIX, Windows and Mac OS X. Unlike most free software for creating 3D models (such as Blender) it does not focus on the artistic aspects of 3D modelling but instead on the CAD aspects. Thus it might be the application you are looking for when you are planning to create 3D models of machine parts but pretty sure is not what you are looking for when you are more interested in creating computer-animated movies.
Partek Flow is for the analysis of next generation sequencing data: RNA, small RNA, and DNA sequencing. Functionality provided is quality control, alignment, quantification, statistics, and visualization.
Partek Genomics Suite is used to analyze high throughput data, for example, from microarray experiments and next generation sequencing experiments. It can be used to analyze any data set with lists of values associated with identifiers and experiment factors. It has a number of clustering and statistical algorithms to aid in the visualization and discovery of patterns in large data sets. Partek is available for PC, Mac and Linux platforms.
Partek® Pathway™ integrates with Partek Genomics Suite to allow you to interactively browse the KEGG database, then apply advanced statistical models for accurate results.
Ariadne's Pathway Studio is pathway analysis software for interpreting gene expression and other high throughput data; building, expanding and analyzing pathways; finding relationships among genes, proteins, cell processes and diseases; and drawing pathway diagrams.
Graphics editing program that has a 3D plugin.
Premiere Pro is a timeline-based video editing app developed by Adobe and published as part of the Adobe Creative Cloud. Premiere Pro is geared towards professional video editing,
ProteinLounge is a collection of many interactive web-based databases and tools to help the life scientists access and analyze gene/protein data. The databases include Pathway Database, siRNA Database, Peptide-Antigen Database, Protein Interaction Database, Kinase-Phosphatase Database, Transcription Factors Database, Disease Genes Database, Biochemical Compound Database and Protein Database. The analysis tools include Pathways Builder Tool, Protein Hydroplotter, Peptide Finder, Easy siRNA, Clone Easy and Protein Vision.
R is a programming language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. The R environment provides an integrated suite of software facilities for data manipulation, calculation and graphical display. R can import and export data in a variety of formats, both open source and proprietary, including plain text and comma-separated values (CSV), Excel spreadsheets (.XLS and .XLSX), files from a variety of statistical packages (including SAS, SPSS, and Stata), and more.
Base SAS includes a programming language that manages your data, includes procedures for data analysis, reporting, and managing SAS files, and a windowing environment for text editing and file management.
SCaVis (Scientific Computation and Visualization Environment) is a free, Java-based environment for scientific computation, data analysis and data visualization.
Sci2 is a free, modular toolset designed by researchers at Indiana University for the study of science. It can be used for temporal, geospatial, topical, and network analysis, and visualizations of scholarly datasets.
SeqMan NGen is used for assembly of next generation sequencing data, including target resequencing, small genome assembly, and de novo transcriptome workflows. It currently has a limit of around 15 million reads, depending on read length. SeqMan NGen is available for 64-bit PC and Mac platforms.
The Simmune modeler provides a visual interface for the definition of molecules, their structures (sub-molecular components or domains and binding sites), and the complexes the molecules form through reactions such as associations, dissociation, and transformations. Molecular reactions are mediated by interactions between individual binding sites. These interactions can be specified simply by drawing lines (using the mouse) connecting the binding sites.
SolidWorks is 3D CAD design software, analysis software, and product data management software.
IBM SPSS Statistics enables you to quickly dig deeper into your data, making it a much more effective tool than spreadsheets, databases or standard multi-dimensional tools for analysts. SPSS Statistics includes a variety of functionalities such as descriptive statistics, data preparation, graphing, bivariate statistics procedures, factor and cluster analysis and linear and ordinal regression.