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
Additional members to be appointed
Siv Andersson, Chairman (Uppsala University)
Peter James (Lund University)
Kerstin Johannesson (Gothenburg University)
Inge Jonassen (University of Bergen)
Anders Krogh (Copenhagen University)
Additional members to be appointed

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