The Sheffield Bioinformatics Core supports researchers seeking to analyse a wide variety of high-throughput biology and ‘omics data across the university through our community activities. The best way to keep updated on these is to join Sheffield Bioinformatics Core’s News Google Group:

The mailing list is for moderated announcements only (not discussion).

Other Initiatives at the University of Sheffield

There are a number of other local initiatives and facilities that may be of interest to the Bioinformatics and data science community.


We are connected to a number of local facilities offering research support. If you are not sure how is best-placed to answer your query, please get in touch and we can direct you as required.

Wider Bioinformatics Community

We are also founding members of the Northern Bioinformatics User Group (NorthernBUG)

For queries relating to collaborating with the Bioinformatics Core team on projects:

Join our mailing list so as to be notified when we advertise talks and workshops by subscribing to this Google Group. You can also connect with us on Linkedin.

Requests for a Bioinformatics support clinic can be made via the Research Software Engineering (RSE) code clinic system. This is monitored by Bioinformatics Core staff, so we will ensure the appropriate expertise (which may involve individuals from multiple teams) will be available to help you

Queries regarding sequencing and library preparation provision at The University of Sheffield should be directed to the Multi-omics facility in SITraN or the Genomics Laboratory in Biosciences.