NGS Survey Next Generation Sequencing Survey This survey is to gather information for the Next Gen. Sequencing working group at Boston University Medical Center. The survey will be used to gather data on the community and help guide the working group going forward. Name*Position*--Please Select One--FacultyStudentPostdocStaffWhat is your Primary Department or Program?*If you are a PI, please list the other BU individuals who work on NGS projects with you.If you are NOT a PI please list the PIs with whom you work on NGS projects.What are your areas of expertise (select all that apply) Computational/Statistical Clinical Wet-lab Other What other expertise do you have?What species do you study? Human Mouse Drosophila Zebrafish C. Elegans Xenopus Bacteria Other What specific bacteria species do you study?What Other species do you study?Which NGS technology (or technologies) are you currently using? (Check all that apply) ChIP-Seq (chromatin IP - sequencing) mRNA-Seq (exome, transciptome sequencing) Small RNA analysis Targeted resequencing whole-genome resequencing De novo whole-genome sequencing Genome-wide methylation analysis Other What Other technologies do you use?Which NGS platform do you utilize? (check all that apply) Illumina Genome Analyzer (short read) Applied Biosystems SOLiD (short read) Roche (454) Gneome Sequencer FLX (long read) Ion Torent PGM Other Which Other NGS platforms do you utilize?What computational resources do you use for analysis of NGS data? PCs within our own lab Other computer resources within our own lab LinGA Bioinformatics Program cluster Center for Scientific Computing and Visualization Biomedical Engineering Cluster Other What Other computational resources do you use for analysis of NGS data?What computational resource(s) do you use for storage of NGS data? PCs within our own lab Other computer resources within our own lab LinGA Bioinformatics Program cluster Center for Scientific Computing and Visualization Biomedical Engineering Cluster Amazon Web Services Other What Other computational resource(s) do you use for storage of NGS data?How do you backup your NGS data? BUMC OIT Backup Service Departmental backup Portable drives We don't Other What Other methods do you use to backup your NGS data?For analyses of NGS data are you (check all that apply) Utilizing the software provided by the company form which the instrument was purchased Utilizing shareware software developed by academic researchers (e.g. Mosaik, Bowtie suite, etc) Utilizing other commercially available software Developing your own methodology and software Other What Other analyses of NGS data do you use?For each NGS project that you are involved in please list the technology followed by the software used for processing, QC and analysis (e.g RNAseq: Bowtie, Cufflinks)Which core or service are you presently using to generate your NGS data? BU Illumina Core Harvard Partners Tufts Broad Other What Other cores or services are you presently using to generate your NGS data?What do you consider the biggest obstacle for taking advantage of NGS in your research? Computational resources Disk storage resources Data management Data analysis Sample prep Funding Other What Other obstacles prevent you from taking advantage of NGS in your research?May we make the information provided above available to all individuals who signed up for the GSI NGS working group?*YesNoMay we make the information provided above available to all individuals at BU (Includes anyone with a Kerberos password, but will be Kerberos protected access)?YesNoMay we make the information provided above publicly available (listed on the GSI website with no restricted access?YesNoWhich of the following times are you available to meet on a regular basis for NGS working group meetings or seminars?* Mondays, 12pm-1pm Tuesday, 3pm-4pm Wednesdays 10am-12pm None of the above If you are not currently on the NGS working group email list and would like to be added, please enter your email below. Please provide any additional comments or information here.