ReNaBi-GO (Bioinformatics)

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Supplier identity
General description

ReNaBi-GO provides a complete bioinformatics environment: computing power, storage, databanks and software. It also provides consultancy, support, custom developments and comprehensive training in bioinformatics. These services can be applied to many life science themes in « omics ». ReNaBi-GO has received the IBiSA national label and 2 of the 3 core facilities are ISO 9001:2008 certified. It is a member of Biogenouest, the life science and environment core facility network of Western France.

Type of Supplier
IT/ Software Solutions ProviderAcademic/University
Sector of activity
  • Bioinformatics
  • Genomics
  • Marine biology
  • Metabolomics
  • Transcriptomics
Region of Bretagne, FR
Regional access broker
  • Céline Queron, CRITT Santé Bretagne
Activity description
The 3 top equipments available

Clusters and Cloud : approx. 1300 cores and 300 Tb

Know-how, expertise available

ReNaBi-GO offers many bioinformatics services :

- Expertise : support for bio-analysis in “omics” projects or project guidance to IT solutions for biology.
- Training activities (e.g. sequence analysis, transcriptomics data analysis, pattern discovery, phylogenetics, programming, bioinformatics environments).
- Software development: ReNaBi-GO engineers conduct many developments in different fields: interfacing new tools, databases, etc. and participate in different national or international software projects (Debian-med, Opal Toolkit, etc.)
- Scientific Hosting: Through a partnership with different research teams, ReNaBi-GO manages and hosts databases and websites of interest for the scientific community.
- Bioinformatics infrastructure: this includes computing power (approx. 1300 cores available as traditional cluster or cloud), storage (300 Tb), but also a comprehensive list of softwares and databanks dedicated to biological data analysis.

Terms of availability for SMEs

As an ISO9001:2008 entity, a strong emphasis is placed on the traceability of the projects and on the relationship with customers and end-users.
For non-academic clients, the use of the facility resources or services is under contract.

These resources are accessible through :
- web applications, web services
- authenticated connexion to a cluster for computationally intensive treatments
- analysis or development projects, for which all partners establish the project “terms and conditions”, including costs and delays.

ReNaBi-GO is a public/educational facility providing services to the bioinformatics community towards research progress.

Quality labels and accreditations

ISO 9001:2008

Training and Staff possibilities
Training and Staff exchange terms and conditions

- Execution environment : Unix, Cluster, scripting shell, SGE batch system
- Languages for bioinformatics : Perl, Python, R
- Methods for bioinformatics
- Data analysis of microarrays

Contact information
Phone number
+33 2 99 84 72 78
INRIA / IRISA - Campus de Beaulieu
avenue du Général Leclerc 263
35000  Rennes