University of Gothenburg

Access the Bioinformatics Services

We offer researchers a wide range of support in bioinformatics and statistics - from short term consultancy to long term project support.

1-hour consultation

We offer you a one-hour initial meeting free of charge. During this meeting, you can expect feedback about your project plan and a discussion about how we can support you. Please contact us for booking a meeting.

Project support

We offer a wide range of statistical and bioinformatics services that will be useful at various stages of your research project, from planning and project design to analyses and visualization.

An initial meeting is always free of charge. All subsequent work or scientific advice will be charged at 550 SEK per hour.

Request support or training

To request project support or training, please use our  iLab BCF page

If you are a new user please read the registration instructions provided under the document section to the right.

Acknowledging our contributions to your research

If you are presenting the results from any of the provided analysis in a paper, at a workshop or a conference, we require you to acknowledge us.

  • We encourage our staff to be co-authors when it is merited in accordance with the Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities (ABRF) guidelines on authorship. If applicable, please include:

    BCF_expert’s_name, Bioinformatics Core Facility, Core Facilities, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • In other cases, include the name of the expert that handled your project under the Acknowledgments, for example:

    We thank BCF_expert’s_name from the Bioinformatics Core Facility at the Sahlgrenska Academy for statistical/bioinformatics support/analyses

    Data analysis was performed by BCF_expert’s_name from the Bioinformatics Core Facility at the Sahlgrenska Academy

Publications enable us to apply for more funds to keep a subsidized price therefore, we require you to inform us when your paper is accepted for publication by sending an e-mail to or the corresponding expert.

BCF will always charge you for the analyses, and the price of these analyses is not related to the discussion about authorship