Boston Computational Genomics
Boston/Cambridge Genomics & Computational Biology Resources
The Harvard/MIT/BU intellectual environment is excellent for multidisciplinary, collaborative research in genetics, systems biology, biomedical computing, bioinformatics, biostatistics, neurobiology, bioengineering, etc.
Biomedical Computing & Training:
Computational Biology MS & PhD Training in Boston & Cambridge.
BIDMC Caregroup Center for Clinical Computing (CCC)
HMS Division of Medical Sciences (DMS)
HMS Systems Biology Friday theory lunch
BWH Decision Systems Group (DSG)
Boston Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Links
Boston University Bioinformatics and Center for Advanced Genomic Technology (CAGT).
HMS Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Technology Development:
Harvard Lipper Center for Computational Genetics (CCG, 1997) provides technology development integrating biosystems modeling with diverse functional genomics data streams. Students and postdocs from Harvard, MIT, BU.
DOE Genomes to Life (GTL)(2002) HMS,MIT,MGH,BWH Center approved 23-July-2002.
DOE Human Genome Project Technology Center (1987, a pioneer) 200 Longwood Ave, 02115.
PhRMA-Foundation Center for Excellence in Integration of Genomics and Informatics (CEIGI, 2002)
Center of Excellence in Genomic Science (CEGS, 2003) "Molecular and Genomic Imaging Center" (MGIC)
Collaboration involving Harvard, MIT, Washington Univ, & U. Delaware.
Other CCG Collaborations
Harvard Center for Genomics Research (HCGR, 2001) with robotic core facilities in the Bauer building on the Cambridge Science campus). Home to eight HCGR Genome Fellows and other visiting scientists. 7 Divinity Ave., 02138.
Micro- and Nano- engineering: Langer; Whitesides; Schreiber; Branton; Lieber .
Centers with Genomics Research and Production Focus
Harvard Institute of Proteomics (HIP) is producing expression clones and purified proteins for all human and other proteomes.
Molecular Target Laboratory (MTL, 2002 in Tech Square).
Broad Institute (BI, 1990) 320 Charles Street, Cambridge 02141-2023.
Harvard Partners Center for Genetics and Genomics (HPCGG, 2002) includes NRB & 65 Landsdowne St. Cambridge 02139 facilities dedicated to microarrays, genotyping and proteomics.
Biopolymers Facilty (BPF, 1987) in the NRB.
Harvard Institute of Chemistry and Cell Biology (ICCB, 1997)
HMS Hospital Genomics/Biomedical Research Centers
Center for Life Science
Partners Healthcare includes Brigham &Women's Hospital (BWH) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) as HMS teaching/research affliates.
The Children's Hospital (TCH
) including Informatics Program (CHIP)
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical center (BIDMC)
Harvard Center for Neurodegeneration and Repair (HCNR).
Dana Farber/Harvard Center for Cancer (DF-HCC, 1998).
MGH Parabiosys and BIDMC Cardiogenomics NHLBI-PGA 50 Blossom Street, Boston, 02114.
The New Research Building (TNRB) 430,000 sq ft will house parts of the HCCG, HPCGG, and HCNR.
Biopolymer synthesis/sequencing, mass-spectrometry & imaging:
HMS Core facilities.
Nikon Imaging Center at HMS.
MIT/HMS/MGH Martinos imaging facilities.
Pharmaceutical & Biotech Company Research in the Boston area
Abbott Biorearch Center, Worcester
Biogen, Tech Square, Cambridge
Genetics Inst., Cambridge
Genome Therapeutics, Waltham
Genzyme, Storrow Drive Boston
Merck, HMS/Emmanuel College area
Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge
Novartis Tech Square.
Pfizer, 620 Memorial Drive
Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge Landsdowne St.