User friendly platform for data analysis

Chipster open source project

Chipster is a versatile data analysis platform with an intuitive graphical user interface. It currently contains a comprehensive collection of analysis tools for microarray and NGS data. The Chipster platform has also been used for sequence analysis.

Chipster platform is a distributed system with various backend services and an intuitive graphical client that has been developed in a usability oriented manner. Different analysis tools can be plugged in, while support for R/Bioconductor integration is emphasised. The whole system is written with Java. See longer description for more information.

Chipster has been developed by The Finnish IT Center for Science CSC. A running Chipster system is available at our Chipster at CSC site.

Chipster is licensed under GPL version 3 or later. See license.txt inside the source code repository for details.

Contact information

If you have questions or ideas regarding Chipster, please join us at Chipster mailing lists. We want to encourage people to use mailing lists instead of contacting developers directly, as often answers and discussions are useful to many other users also.

New contributors are always warmly welcome! If you wish to discuss possible collaborations, please contact the Chipster team at CSC via


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