zArchived - UTSW Data Science Shared Resource (DSSR)

Overview of Services

The goal of the Data Science Shared Resource (DSSR) is to provide comprehensive informatics, data analytics, data integration, and data management support for investigators. Specifically, the DSSR provides the following:

- access to high-performance computing systems
- support for bioinformatics and data analyses, including high-throughput molecular data pre-processing, quality assessment and analysis, and cancer image data analysis
- support for data integration and risk prediction modeling, including integrative analysis, biomarker discovery, and development of prediction models for clinical outcomes
- support for data management and data-sharing, including developing comprehensive databases and facilitating investigators’ use of publicly available datasets and bioinformatics tools
- data science support for grant applications
- analytical tools/software distribution and education

In addition, DSSR has developed a series of data commons and web portals for lung, kidney, liver, and pediatric cancers.



Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Monday - Friday
9AM - 5PM

Virtual reception only (see contact email below)

Links and Resources

  1. DSSR website (UT Southwestern)
  2. DSSR website (Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center)


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