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Bioinformatics Core

Bioinformatics Core

The Bioinformatics Core provides Duncan NRI investigators with professional bioinformatics analysis and also develops novel statistical or mathematical tools to support various types of biomedical research projects. The Core has expertise in systems biology applications, analytical methods, data annotation, and data integration.

Core Services

The Core provides following experimental services:

  • Analyses of whole genome or exome sequences 
  • Assembly of novel genomes, 
  • Poly A selection (coding genes)
  • Detection of variant alleles
  • Identifying DNA and histone modifications, 
  • Analysis of RNA seq or microarray data
  • ncRNA analysis 
  • RNA editing analysis 
  • And other bioinformatic analyses

For technical, scheduling or pricing questions, please contact the Core Director.

Core Director

Zhandong Liu, Ph.D.

  • Email:    
  • ​Phone: 832-824-8878
  • Available by email or by appointment
  • Drop-in consultation hours: Fridays between 3-5 pm