Research Informatics Core

The Research Informatics Core (RIC), located in the Molecular Biology Research Building at the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC), provides a broad spectrum of bioinformatics services to the UIC and Chicago-area research communities, including genomics, transcriptomics, epigenomics, metagenomics, metabolomics, and proteomics analysis, as well as applications in statistical analysis, systems biology, and machine learning.

To request a consultation, please fill out a service request form at RRC CrossLabs: (you will need to sign in).

To inquire about bioinformatics services, please contact us.

Notice to all Research Resources Center Customers

In order to minimize COVID-19 spread, the Research Resources Center, Research Informatics Core is implementing the following temporary mandatory guidelines for using this core:

  • Wash your hands frequently and with soap, before and after scheduled meetings with RIC personnel. Do not touch your face or other individuals
  • Instead of shaking hands, exchange greetings with a wave, bow, or nod
  • Try to keep at least one meter/three feet distance between yourself and others
  • Future meetings may be moved to WebEx
  • Future workshops may be moved to WebEx

If you have any flu like symptoms (e.g., fever, cough, shortness of breath) please do not use the core services. You should stay home and follow the appropriate guidelines as indicated by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) –