Specialized Center of Interdisciplinary Research (SCOR)


Genomic Convergence for Female Osteoporosis Risk Genes


This SCOR project is mainly performed at Center for Bioinformatics and Genomics (CBG) at Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (SPHTM).


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Research Laboratories and Major Equipment:

  • ~5,000 sq ft lab space
  • Miltenyi SuperMACS II Separator
  • Applied Biosystems 7900HT Fast Real-Time PCR System
  • Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer Desktop System
  • PE-ABI 9700 Thermal Cyclers
  • Affymetrix GeneChip Instrument System
  • Waters' SYNAPT G2 Mass Spectrometry System
  • Waters nanoACQUITY Ultra Performance LC System
  • Bio-Rad Molecular Imager VersaDoc MP 4000 System


Clinical Recruitment:


Computing Facilities:

  • PowerEdge R815 Rack Server (4 12-core Opteron6168 processors, 256 GB RAM)
  • PowerEdge R415 Rack Server (Dual Quad-core CPU, 64 GB RAM)
  • An in-house Cluster (72 compute cores, 384GB shared RAM
  • Access to LONI network (Louisiana Optical Network Initiative)
  • Two workstations (Intel Quad-Core CPU, 14 GB RAM)
  • 2 Dell PowerVault NX3000 storage servers (12 TB storage space each)
  • >180 TB hard drive storage space
  • A wide variety of software for daily operation, programming, data management, and biostatistics, statistical genetics, and bioinformatics analyses.


PowerEdge R815 Rack Server


PowerVault NX3000 storage server




Global Biostatistics & Data Science, 1440 Canal St, Suite 2001, New Orleans, LA 70112, 504-988-2102