Biosystems Informatics & Genomics

The BIG group is a research group hosted at Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou - Fiocruz Minas.
The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation promotes health and social development, generating and disseminating scientific and technological knowledge.
Our main goal is to develop scientific tools and pipelines, and use them to shed some light into biological processes.
Our research can be organized in the topics described bellow.

  • Genome Assembly
  • Genome Annotation
  • Gene Prediction
  • Functional classification
  • Pathway analysis
  • Genome Wide Association Studies
  • Database development
  • Transcriptome Assembly
  • Transcriptome Annotation
  • Expression Network Analysis
  • Differential Expression
  • Taxonomical profiling - 16s
  • Shotgun Metagenomics
  • Metagenomics Assembly
  • Functional Classification
  • Microbial Ecology
  • Projects

    Amazon River Metagenomics