IPA - Ingenuity Pathway Analysis

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Ingenuity Pathways Analysis (IPA) is a software and database search tool for finding functions and pathways for specific biological states. It is a web-delivered application that makes use of the Ingenuity Pathways Knowledge Base, a currated database consisting of millions of individually modeled relationships between proteins, genes, complexes, cells, tissues, drugs, and diseases. It currently has data for humans, rats, and mice.

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To access and start the program you must be a researcher at the University of Minnesota and a registered user of MSI Laboratories.  After your MSI account is active, please send another email to help@msi.umn.edu and request Ingenuity Pathway Analysis access.
You can request a trial license. Use your UMN email address and specify University of Minnesota as the institution. Respond "yes" regarding your institution having a license
Access IPA via the web page:
Log in with your University of Minnesota email address (your_x500@umn.edu) and the password provided to you by MSI staff.
Additional information
  • IPA Home Page (Documentation and tutorials available once logged in)


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