The Bioinformatics Unit provides an interface between the computational infrastructure of the institute and the biology performed within the research groups.

The Bioinformatics Unit provides researchers at Humanitas Research Hospital and external organizations with services of consultation, organization of next generation sequencing (NGS) and other genomic experiments, NGS data processing, analysis and management, software and database development, bioinformatics training, web-based applications development, secure data storage.

The Unit works in collaboration with the Genomics Unit to support users using high-throughput sequencing technologies. Support ranges from experiment planning to delivery of timely and reliable results.

IT Environments

Secure access to a high-performance computing environment is provided, managed and coordinated with the support of Sistemi Informativi Humanitas.


The group also holds a regular series of training courses covering a wide range of bioinformatics topics. Upcoming training dates can be found here.

Informal enquires can be made by contacting Facility Head, Paolo Kunderfranco: