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. 2019 Mar 15;35(6):1076-1078.
doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/bty742.

MOLGENIS Research: Advanced Bioinformatics Data Software for Non-Bioinformaticians

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MOLGENIS Research: Advanced Bioinformatics Data Software for Non-Bioinformaticians

K Joeri van der Velde et al. Bioinformatics. .
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Motivation: The volume and complexity of biological data increases rapidly. Many clinical professionals and biomedical researchers without a bioinformatics background are generating big '-omics' data, but do not always have the tools to manage, process or publicly share these data.

Results: Here we present MOLGENIS Research, an open-source web-application to collect, manage, analyze, visualize and share large and complex biomedical datasets, without the need for advanced bioinformatics skills.

Availability and implementation: MOLGENIS Research is freely available (open source software). It can be installed from source code (see, downloaded as a precompiled WAR file (for your own server), setup inside a Docker container (see, or requested as a Software-as-a-Service subscription. For a public demo instance and complete installation instructions see


Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.
Screenshot of the MOLGENIS Research graphical user interface. Shown here is the Data Explorer app, a central place in MOLGENIS Research to enter, enrich, filter, analyze and export datasets

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