About ABCC

The National Cancer Institute's supercomputing facility is a fully integrated, high performance, high capacity, scientific computing resource for biomedical research. The ABCC is located at the NCI-Frederick campus in Frederick, MD. Organizationally identified as the Advanced Biomedical Computing Center (ABCC), the facility provides state-of-the-art computing support and technology to the scientists of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), other federal agencies, and extramural biomedical researchers.

Mission Statement

The Advanced Biomedical Computing Center (ABCC) provides a state-of-the-art high performance, high capacity computing environment for the solution of data intensive computational biological problems. The ABCC offers a broad spectrum of computer architectures, software packages, and consulting expertise in many areas of biological research. The ABCC provides HPC support, collaborative research, training, and conducts in-house research in various areas of computational biology and biomedical reasearch. The overall mission of the ABCC is to provide cutting edge tools to (NCI)/ (NIH) scientists, other federal agencies, and extramural biomedical researchers.

ABCC Information/User Accounts

For more information on obtaining an account, technical support of training seminars, contact the ABCC Helpdesk at
(301) 846-5555 or helpuser@ncifcrf.gov.

Latest News

ABCC System Status

The ABCC computer operations are now back online, and we expect normal system access to both storage and batch computing. Please refer to ABCC website for updates.

Training: Introduction to GenomatixSuite

GenomatixSuite is a comprehensive software bundle that includes Genome Annotation, Search tool for Transcription factor binding sites, Promoter Analysis, Knowledge Mining and Sequence Analysis. For more information on GenomatixSuite, visit http://www.genomatix.de/index.html.

When: April 2-3, 2008 (Two day training class)
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Class Limit: 15 seats
Where: Building 430 Conference Room, Ft. Detrick, NCI-Frederick
Level: New users or Users interested in learning Genome Annotation, Knowledge Mining and Sequence Analysis
To Register: http://wwwtest.abcc.ncifcrf.gov/training/train_add.php

Note: If you already have a training login or have taken a class offered by ABCC before, please login to the site and THEN, register for the class.

3D-Database Search using Discovery Studio 1.7

ABCC users can now carry out 3D database searches using the new version of Discovery Studio. Click here to learn about how to carry out 3D-Database search using Discovery Studio Modeling 1.7.

Please note that this feature is available only to scientists from NCI/NIH.