Globus Genomics for Core Labs

Globus Genomics is an indispensible platform for Core Labs (bioinformatics, sequencing, HPC) in helping their customers meet their needs for cost-effective, large-scale NGS analysis. Globus Genomics provides a flexible, extensible solution to address the varying analysis and resource requirements of bioscience researchers, through powerful data management tools, customized workflow environments, and cloud-based elastic computational infrastructure.

Our Solution Helps You...

  • Add powerful data management and data sharing capabilities to your service offerings to address a range of 'big data' challenges.
  • Develop, validate and refine your own innovative custom pipelines by leveraging an intuitive workflow creation environment and associated workbench of the latest bioinformatics applications, including the ability to add your own home-grown algorithms and tools.
  • Provide best-practice pipelines to your customers, as well as a self-help genomics analysis capability for more standard NGS needs.
  • Provide real-time scale-out options for varying workloads and ever changing peak resource requirements.
  • Increase your capacity to deliver cost-effective, innovative, and high-performance genomics analysis solutions to your end-users.

...Focus on collaborations, not IT.

Genomics Components

Core Lab Highlight: Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics, Georgetown University Medical Center

The Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics (ICBI) is an academic hub for innovative research in the field of biomedical informatics with the goal of enabling a more individualized approach to health care based on a patient's DNA. ICBI works closely with collaborators at the Georgetown University Medical Center, and several other leading institutions, with the goal of advancing biomedical research in several key areas including: cancer research, drug discovery, genome research, and translational research. Meeting the many demands created by the pursuit of this mission requires a talented and diverse team, first class data management and analysis tools, as well as advanced systems and infrastructure.

ICBI turned to the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory to evaluate the Globus Genomics managed platform and service offerings. ICBI was looking for a production-quality solution that helped meet the needs of their customers in executing a range of advanced genomics analysis pipelines. The initial focus was on defining, executing, and validating Exome, Whole Genome, and RNA-Seq pipelines. Globus Genomics was used to streamline the movement of large sequencing data sets, run the various workflows at scale, and provide an extensible platform to enhance the best-practice pipelines with home grown tools and approaches.

Globus Genomics was successful on these multiple fronts and provides ICBI with a valuable, flexible genomics analysis platform to complement the team's existing tools and biomedical informatics expertise. The partnership has been tremendously fruitful and will provide increasing benefits to the ICBI community of researchers.


What our users are saying...

At ICBI, we are working very closely with leading researchers to advance the frontiers of genomic science. By adopting Globus Genomics, we are much better positioned to deliver on our mission to enhance clinical and translational research at the medical center.

Dr. Subha Madhavan Director of the Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics
Georgetown University Medical Center

Globus Genomics has provided our lab with a powerful and flexible sequencing analysis capability. We needed a solution which could easily scale with our growing compute and storage needs, and help us with variant identification and further downstream annotations and interpretation of our sequence data. Globus Genomics has delivered on all of these fronts.

Dr. Kenan Onel, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor, University of Chicago
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology


Globus Genomics enables core labs to deliver advanced data management and analysis workflow tools to researchers, using a cost-effective business model.