The center develops and supports communal research facilities that make cutting-edge technologies available to UCSC faculty, students, and research scientists. We facilitate collaborations, identify and offer funding opportunities, and administer programs and facilities that further biomedical and biomolocular technology.
The center maintains large-scale computing clusters and web servers that host the UCSC Genome Browser--an internal resource--and facilitates bioinformatics research. CBSE also works on behalf of our affiliates to secure new laboratories and facilities, including space in the campus's new Engineering 2 and Physical and Biological Sciences buildings and the planned biomedical research facility.
These represent a few of the many facilities and collaborative projects within CBSE: