Bioinformatics Facilities and Services


Web-based software written or maintained by the Bioinformatics Team

REDCap – Research Electronic Data Capture system

  • Create versatile surveys for wide distribution via email invitation or public websites.
  • Create data entry forms
  • Store data in secure IRB-approved database that is accessible from any internet-connected computer.
  • Easily provide data to biostatisticians for analysis

Contact: REDCap Support
Account Request: Online Form
General Information: Nemours REDCap Site

TimeKeeper – Effort reporting software for employees on externally funded grants

Contact: TimeKeeper Support
Accounts: Provided by OSP for grantees and employees

SNAP – Scientists Network and Profiles

  • Maintain full professional profile
  • Publications listings supported by automated search
  • Import/Export NIH-style biosketches
  • Data feeds to upcoming Nemours “Find a Researcher” site

Contact: SNAP Support
Account Request: SNAP Support


  • Research-ready EHR extract
  • HIPAA limited dataset
  • 1.6 Million patients
  • Covers all Nemours sites from 2002 on

Account Request:
More Information: Nemours PEDSnet





Special services available from the Bioinformatics Team


  • Web-based applications
  • Data management & data manipulation scripts
  • Coding in C, Fortran, R, Perl, PHP, javascript, Bash

Data analysis and Data mining

  • Microarray data analysis
  • Analysis of NextGen sequence data
  • Statistical data modeling using Hidden Markov Models and Gaussian Mixture Models.
  • EHR extraction and analysis from PEDSnet

Computational facilities for large memory, multi-processor, GPU jobs

Contact: Bioinformatics



Bioinformatics Charges


Access to the web applications listed above and general support is provided free of charge.

Charges apply for the design of REDCap projects and special services.

  • For small projects, there is a charge of $100/hour/staff member.
  • For large projects, investigators should consider including % effort for Bioinformatics staff in grant budgets

Contact: Bioinformatics