1. Research Informatics Support Systems (RISS)

The Research Informatics Support Systems (RISS)  program is a service-oriented informatics resource that supports interdisciplinary informatics research. The RISS services are in the following areas: Project planning, Data Analysis, Data Management, Pipeline or Application Development and, Training & Outreach.  While many of its efforts target bioinformatics and the life sciences, the RISS program also aims to support research not traditionally associated with informatics or computation.  So, do not hesitate and talk to us.  To arrange for services with RISS send email to, with "RISS" in the subject line

More information at:  RISS | RISS Services | RISS Organization | RISS Procedures | RISS Projects | RISS Help | UMN Biolinks


2. University of Minnesota One Stop Portal for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

The bioinformatics portal is an index and portal to the bioinformatics resources available at the University of Minnesota.  The portal is managed by MSI. Suggestions of additional links or content  should be addressed to


3. Consulting

Related to informatics MSI offers various consulting services.