Bioinformatics at the University of Fribourg
Université de Fribourg

Infrastructure at the University of Fribourg

Sequencing Platform

The NGS platform was established to facilitate the access to the latest nucleic acid sequencing technologies for researchers from the Universities of Bern and Fribourg. External customers are also encouraged to inquire for services.

Currently available instruments:

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Computational Infrastructures

The University of Fribourg is a member of the bioinformatics competence center vital-It that supports and collaborates with life scientists in Switzerland and beyond. The high productivity computational and storage resources maintained by vital-It are thus our ressoruces of choice. If you are a member of teh university of Fribourg you can request access to cital-It by filling in the contact form here.

To complement the vital-It ressoruces, the bioinformatics groups from the universities of Fribourg and Bern maintain a dedicated computational facility in Bern. It currentls consist of

  • 2 machines with 80 cores and 1Tb RAM each
  • 8 machines with 16 cores and 256 Gb RAM each
  • 100 Tb of storag

Members of the university of Fribourg shoudl contact Prof Dr Daniel Wegmann to ask for acess to this ressoruce.

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