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Bioinformatics Computation and Consulting Center

General Information

To facilitate USC researchers' access to our licensed bioinformatics tools and also address the growing computational needs for high-throughput 'omics data analysis, the Norris Medical Library has purchased five high-powered computers for the free use of all USC users. 

Equipped with fast CPUs, ample memory and hard disk space, the computers are pre-installed with a core set of bioinformatics tools and fully configured for statistical and functional analysis of various 'omics data.  


Location of the workstation computers

  • HSC: NML 203B, 2003 Zonal Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90089-9130
  • UPC: CEM202, 814 Bloom Walk, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0101

User Policies

  1. Only USC faculty, staff, students and authorized USC-affiliated researchers are authorized for accessing the computers.
  2. The computers are accessible between 8:30 am and 5:30 pm on weekdays.  Some data analysis could be carried out remotely 24/7.
  3. While walk-in use of the computers is permitted, users who have made advanced reservations will have the priority over those without the reservations.  To make reservations, email us at
  4. The computers are for research purposes only.  General email checking and web surfing are not allowed.
  5. Violations of the user policies will result in suspension or permanent loss of access privileges.