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Bioinformatics: GeneGo MetaCore


Need GeneGo Training? Did you try the online webcasts?

Every first Monday of the month: GeneGo Systems Biology Training

Every third Monday of the month: Bench to Bedside Discovery Systems Biology

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GeneGo MetaCore just added Rodent data!

The mouse and rat data inside MetaCore (MetaRodent) enables direct comparison between metabolism, signaling, and cellular processes in human and model organisms, taking full account of the differences between human and rodent biology.

Login to GeneGo MetaCore

Click here to login to GeneGo MetaCore.

You must register first. Don't worry, it is fast and easy.

All MIT (including Whitehead) community members:

Email to register.

Your login information will be sent to you ASAP (within 24hrs, M-F) and you may then login to GeneGo MetaCore.

What is GeneGo MetaCore?

GeneGo is a leading provider of data mining & analysis solutions in systems biology. MetaCore, GeneGo's flapship product, is an integrated software suite for functional analysis of experimental data. MetaCore is based on a curated database of human protein-protein, protein-DNA interactions, transcription factors, signaling and metabolic pathways, disease and toxicity, and the effects of bioactive molecules. 

Use GeneGo MetaCore for functional analysis of:

  • gene expression
  • metabolomics
  • proteomics
  • siRNA
  • SNPs
  • HCS

GeneGo MetaCore includes easy to use, intuitive tools for data visualization, mapping and exchange, multiple networking algorithms and filters. Visit GeneGo to learn more.

Learn how to use MetaCore

GeneGo offers fairly robust  training resources.  They provide monthly free training on a variety of topics.  These online training sessions are held on the first and third Monday of the month.  GeneGo captures each session and posts it online for everyone who can’t attend or who would like to go back and review the information that was presented. See  for more information about future on-line training sessions as well as links to past training opportunities.
For tutorials and assistance once you are logged into the application:
1.       Once you log in to the application, you will see two horizontal menus at the top of the page.  In the upper-most menu, select “Help”.   You should now be on the GeneGo Help page.  Here you will find a variety of resources. 
2.       From the upper-most Help menue, click on “Tutorials and Training” and you will see links to download the PDF versions of the training manuals as well as links to the recorded monthly MetaCore online training sessions. On-line tutorials for MetaCore can also be found in the Questions & Answers section of this Help menu. 
It is also possible to access the training manuals without logging in to MetaCore:
         MetaCore Training manual
         MetaCore Advanced Training manual
Customer Support at GeneGo is a wonderful resource for help and application specialists from GeneGo are happy to provide training via WebEX, as well.  Finally, I would encourage anyone who would like more information to look at GeneGo’s “Pathway Analysis in the News” page and also their “Publications” page for news releases and a list of relevant publications, arranged by focus area.  We want you to get the most out of this resource, so please let me know what I can do to help. Feel free to contact me anytime.