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Research Data Management for the Health Sciences: Data Support Groups at Yale

Research data is becoming increasingly important. This Medical Library guide will introduce you to research data management skills, and connect you to relevant services and resources across the Yale Campus.

Data Support Groups at Yale

Core Research Facilities

 Offers a broad range of instrumentation and capabilities such as,

  • A PET scanner capable of imaging the human brain at a resolution of 2.5 millimeters
  • 20 major proteomics and mass spectrometry services, including advanced protein identification and profiling technology
  • A microarray resource that has emerged as one of the leaders in the identification of disease-causing genetics
  • Novel statistical methods to analyze microarray gene expression data

HIPAA at Yale

 Provides information and guidance on the policies and procedures related to HIPAA compliance at Yale University.

Joint Data Analytics Team

JDAT handles clinical and research analytics and reporting across the health system and the School of Medicine; the JDAT team also centralizes and coordinates all data analytics and supports Helix, Yale’s customized data warehouse system

Research Support Offices at Yale

Provides assistance to researchers in obtaining and managing sponsored awards that support scholarly activities. Areas include:

Research Data Support Services 

A University-wide group that helps you and your research group throughout the data lifecycle. RDSS brings together specialists from around campus who consult with researchers and labs on their data management needs.

  • Consultations in data management plan writing, data cleaning, data storage, and more  


Works with teachers, learners, and researchers at Yale University to support data analysis through walk-in help, workshops, curricular support, project support, and computing resources. Areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: 

  • R
  • Python
  • Qualtrics
  • LaTeX
  • SPSS
  • Stata

Yale Center for Analytical Sciences

YCAS is a center for collaborative science that brings together existing academic strengths in biostatistics, epidemiology, health economics, health policy, health services and big data research at Yale

  • Design, conduct and analysis of health studies
  • Design, conduct and analysis of methodological development
  • Design, conduct and analysis of education and training

Yale Center for Clinical Investigation

YCCI is an administrative home for the CTSA and hub for clinical and translational research at Yale

Yale Center for Genome Analysis

YCGA is a full-service facility is open to both Yale and other non-profit organizations

  • RNA expression profiling
  • DNA genotyping
  • High-throughput sequencing
  • Single Cell SNA-Seq services

Yale Center for Research Computing

YCRC administers a sustainable state-of-the-art computational infrastructure, providing technology services, and facilitating an interdisciplinary approach to the development and application of advanced computing and data processing technology throughout the research community.

  • Support of several high-performance computing clusters
  • Support of visualization workstations
  • Data management
  • GIS expertise

Yale Human Research Protection Program

HRPP is responsible for the protection of the rights and welfare of human subjects in research projects conducted at Yale, by Yale faculty, staff and students, and by investigators from several affiliate institutions.