GalaxEast is based upon Galaxy, one of the most popular bioinformatics workflow management systems, which is becoming a standard for sharing bioinformatics tools worldwide. As a Galaxy platform, GalaxEast aims at providing a large range of bioinformatics tools for the analysis of various types of Omics data. It supports reproducible computational research by providing an environment for performing and recording bioinformatics analyses.
GalaxEast is free and open to the entire academic scientific community with a guaranteed availability. As a platform for integrative analysis of Omics data, GalaxEast is not dedicated to be a specialized Galaxy platform but a versatile one. Indeed it allows complete analyses from different sources of data from various research projects.
GalaxEast grants access to workflows developed for Omics data analyses either by the GalaxEast team or by the scientific community. Available workflows are dedicated to motif search, repetitive element analyses or ChIP-seq data analysis, from data quality control to de novo motif detection.
GalaxEast is designed for intensive computing. It is based on a high performance computing cluster composed of 24 cluster nodes with 400 CPU cores and 600Gb of RAM in total. The platform runs with the resource manager Slurm.
GalaxEast implements up-to-date standard Galaxy tools, plus cutting-edge bioinformatics tools.
The platform grants each user 100GB of storage and more storage can be granted temporarily if needed. Moreover, additional tools or genome can be installed on demand.
The GalaxEast team trains wet lab or computational scientists to the use or the administration of the Galaxy platform.
It provides access to tools and algorithms devoted to Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) of epigenome (MACS), genomic sequence (GATK, Samtools), transcriptome (Cufflinks, HTSeq, TopHat) and statistical analyses (DeepTools, S-mart, DESeq).