National Bioinformatics Infrastructure (NBIS)

National facilities

National Bioinformatics Infrastructure Sweden (NBIS) is the SciLifeLab Bioinformatics platform.

NBIS is a distributed national bioinformatics infrastructure, supporting life sciences in Sweden by providing services in:

  • Support
    • NBIS provides custom-tailored support beyond the predefined analyses typically offered by the data-generating platforms at SciLifeLab.
    • Support services range from drop-ins and short consultations to project support and long-term embedded bioinformaticians.
    • https://nbis.se/support
  • Infrastructure
    • Providing infrastructure in the form of services, computational resources, data management, tools and guidelines to the life science community.
    • https://nbis.se/infrastructure
  • Training


NBIS is also the Swedish node in ELIXIR - the European infrastructure for biological information.


Platform Advisory Board
Chairman: Ulf Gyllensten, Uppsala University
Leif Andersson, Uppsala University
Laura Elo, University of Turku
Peter James, Lund University
Inge Jonassen, University of Bergen
Tanja Slotte, Stockholm University
Therese Sørlie, Oslo University Hospital
Helena Westerdahl, Lund University

Platform directors
Bengt Persson, Platform Director (Uppsala University/Karolinska Institutet)
Erik Lindahl, Vice Platform Director (Stockholm University)