BIRCH Development Site

This web site is for the current Development version of BIRCH. Documentation on this site may change at any time.
The main production version of BIRCH can be found at

  • is a comprehensive desktop bioinformatics system integrating many of the commonly-used bioinformatics programs
  • is a framework of tools, files, and documentation for organizing and managing a bioinformatics core facility
  • can be customized by seamlessly merging 3rd party applications into BIRCH
Fristensky Lab, Univ. of Manitoba
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