Bioinformatics Research Facilities at the University of Louisville
University of Louisville Bioinformatics Laboratory
The mission of the University of Louisville Bioinformatics Laboratory is threefold: 1) Further advance the interdisciplinary field of bioinformatics by conducting internationally recognized bioinformatics research in the broad areas of DNA and protein sequence analysis. 2) Provide graduate-level bioinformatics educational training to produce graduates competitive at the regional, national, and international levels. 3) Contribute to the bioinformatics growth in the Commonwealth of Kentucky through active participation in the Kentucky Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (KBRIN) and the Kentucky Academy of Sciences (KAS).
The primary areas of interest for the bioinformatics lab are: Computational analysis of gene regulatory regions; Variability and tissue specificity of gene products; Detection and classification of non-functional pseudogenes; DNA computing for enhanced security; High throughput bioinformatics computation using general purpose graphics processor units (GPGPUs).
University of Louisville Genomics Core Facility
The UofL Genomics Core Facility provides gene expression, genotyping and next-generation DNA sequencing services. We also assist with real-time PCR and quantitative as well as qualitative nucleic acid analysis.