Galaxy is an open, web-based platform for accessible, reproducible, and transparent computational biomedical research.
- Accessibility: Galaxy enables users without programming experience to easily specify parameters and run tools and workflows.
- Reproducibility: Galaxy captures all information necessary so that any user can repeat and understand a complete computational analysis.
- Transparency: Galaxy enables users to share and publish analyses via the web and create Pages--interactive, web-based documents that describe a complete analysis.
Galaxy is open source for all organizations. The public Galaxy server makes analysis tools, genomic data, tutorial demonstrations, persistent workspaces, and publication services available to any scientist that has access to the Internet. Local Galaxy servers can be set up by downloading the Galaxy application and customizing it to meet particular needs.
2014 Galaxy Community Conference
Galaxy Community Conferences are an opportunity to participate in presentations, discussions, poster sessions, lightning talks and breakouts, all about high-throughput biology and the tools that support it. The conference will also includes a Training Day offering in-depth topic coverage, across several concurrent sessions. See the GCC2013 web site for an idea of what happens at a Galaxy Community Conference. The GCC2013 site includes links to slides and videos for all accepted talks.
Visit the Galaxy website.
- Download Galaxy: http://getgalaxy.org
- The source code for Galaxy can be downloaded from https://bitbucket.org/galaxy/.
Galaxy aims to be a zero configuration entirely self-contained system that provides a lightweight webserver, an embedded database and a multi-threaded job manager. All tools (and their parameters) can be specified via simple XML based configuration files.
Full documentation on all aspects of getting, installing, and using Galaxy is available from the Galaxy Wiki.
- General Galaxy info
- User documentation
- Source code documentation
- Search the whole universe of Galaxy docs
Publications, Tutorials, and Presentations
Publications on or mentioning Galaxy
- Galaxy Tutorial
- As taught at the 2013 GMOD Summer School
- Galaxy Learning Hub
- A wealth of training materials, including:
- RNA-Seq Example
- An introduction to NGS processing (specifically RNA-Seq) with Galaxy.
- OpenHelix Galaxy User Tutorial
- A Flash based tutorial on using Galaxy. Provided by OpenHelix. Tutorial includes slides, handouts and exercises. Requires subscription.
Contacts and Mailing Lists
|Mailing List Link||Description||Archive(s)|
(Search Announce, Dev, User, Proteomics & France)
|galaxy-announce||Announcements of interest to the Galaxy community. Low volume and moderated.||Nabble, Penn State|
|galaxy-dev||Discussion and questions regarding local installations and development of Galaxy. High volume.||Nabble, GMane, Mail-Archive.com, OSDir, Penn State|
|galaxy-user||General questions and discussion regarding Galaxy usage, especially pertaining to the public sites hosted by the Galaxy Team. Also used for announcements relevant to the Galaxy user community. High volume.||Nabble, GMane, Mail-Archive.com, OSDir, Penn State|
|galaxy-proteomics||General questions and discussion regarding proteomics in Galaxy. Low volume.||Nabble, Penn State|
|galaxy-france||Cette liste est destinée à l'information (et aux discussions) de la Communauté francaise Galaxy. (This list is for announcements to (and discussion within) the French Galaxy Community. Most list content is in French.) Faible volume / Low volume.||Nabble|
|galaxy-commits||Galaxy source control commit messages.||Penn State|
Galaxy in the wild
Public installations of Galaxy: Galaxy maintains a list of public Galaxy servers
The Galaxy Development Team are listed on the Galaxy wiki; in addition to the core developers, there are also extensive contributions from the Galaxy user community.
More on Galaxy
Raw tool data at Galaxy/tool data