Omics & Big Data

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UB's Center for Computational Research is one of the country's leading academic supercomputing centers.

The powerful combination of UB’s nationally recognized faculty and staff, state-of-the-art equipment, and high-performance computing resources is helping establish Buffalo Niagara as a national leader in genome research and big data analytics.

Through its leadership, UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences (CBLS) will help usher in a new era of medicine.

UB's Center for Computational Research

The CCR, one of the nation’s leading academic supercomputing facilities, is on the leading-edge of big data and advanced data analytics. The CCR maintains a high-performance computing environment; high-end visualization laboratories; and support staff with expertise in computing, visualization and networking. 

The supercomputing power of the center enables the wide range of innovative research and scholarship at the CBLS, and provides local industry with access to advanced science and engineering modeling capabilities as well as big data analytics.

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Industrial Outreach and Economic Development

Research Facilities


Genomics & Bioinformatics Core

UB’s Genomics & Bioinformatics Core offers high-quality services on massively parallel (Next – Generation) sequencing and expression analysis platforms that are enhanced by the analytical services provided by the core’s talented bioinformatics team. The core is dedicated to providing comprehensive and cost-effective results to UB’s scientific community, partner institutes, other SUNY schools, industrial clients and collaborators. This is the first next-generation sequencing service provider in Buffalo Niagara.