NERC Environmental Bioinformatics Centre
Location: Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Oxford (UK) Also University of Manchester (UK) and European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge (UK)
Name/Title: NERC Environmental Bioinformatics Centre
Group size: Currently 8 : 4 at CEH, 2 at Manchester, 2 at EBI
Tools: Bio-Linux, R, maxdLoad2, omixed, many more. See website.
Pertinent hardware info: This group deals purely with data management and analysis. Most work is done on Dell Precision workstations supplied to research groups and supported by us. In house-server is 4-way/16 GB Dell box running Debian 32-bit. Large jobs are done on CEH compute clusters.
Training: Provided courses on: Introduction to Linux, Linux System Admin, Relational Databases, Perl. All course materials available from our site.
Bioinformatics support model: ??