Resources for UCLA HS Researchers

Welcome to the UCLA Health community!

This is your one-stop-shop for all IT services dedicated to supporting your research.

We understand your work is important and we want to make sure you can find everything you need in one centralized place. So, we’ve created this one-stop-shop for services we believe you commonly use.

This page compiles resources from across all UCLA Health IT units and additional services offered by UCLA Health and campus. This means some services may not be supported by our teams and we have linked to the owner's site where possible. However, if you have any questions, please submit a ticket and our teams will do their best effort to get your needs resolved. Click here to submit a ticket →

 

Services to facilitate your research

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Computation, Storage, Software

Services for High-Performance Computing (HPC), servers, cloud computing, data storage, and obtaining software.

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Data Access and Collection

A range of services related to gaining access to datasets, cohort discovery, capturing and exploring data.

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Study Activation and Development

Platforms and services involved in the process of activating and developing studies and clinical trials.

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Additional services

Connect with your colleagues using our secure and easy-to-use communication and collaboration tools

Featured services:

  • UCLA Health Box - Our HIPAA-compliant cloud data storage platform.
  • Microsoft Office 365 - Access all Microsoft Office 365 applications with your Mednet account.
  • Microsoft Teams - A workspace that brings people across UCLA Health.
  • Vocera Vina - A healthcare communication application that allows secure messages, calls, alerts and alarms.
  • Zoom - A HIPAA-compliant online meeting platform.

Quartzy is an online Lab Supply Management and ordering platform at no cost to individual labs at UCLA with streamlined purchasing integration with BruinBuy Plus and discounts on lab supplies.

Visit the UCLA Quartzy partnership webpage

DGIT provides faculty members free access to create supported laboratory websites. Users can choose from four starting themes at no cost. Additional development can be ordered at below market rates.

Visit the DGSOM lab website for more information

The research concierge program offers holistic faculty onboarding support by facilitating coordination across all campus entities.

Visit the Research Concierge webpage

Resources

These include services such as core research facilities for data collection, audiovisual support, UCLA Library Resources, data management planning tools, animal resource management and more.

Consult with your Business Relationship Manager to ensure seamless transitions for your accounts, permissions and access to services. 

Our audiovisuals team can help you with your conferencing and event needs. Learn more about the services our audiovisuals team provides→

Book a conference room within our buildings through the following sites:

DGSOMHospitals

A collection of resources managed by the UCLA Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) including support for study design, clinical data management, statistical analysis, grant writing and more.

Visit CTSI Researcher Resources 

The Data Management Planning Tool (DMPTool) is a UC-managed tool with built-in data management plan templates for grants and projects.

Learn more about the DMP Tool

Submit a ticket for audiovisual support relating to conferences, events, video production, live streaming and more.

Learn more about our AV services

Submit a New Project Request for major IT projects. The Program Management Office sets standards, processes, templates and methodologies for IT Projects based on Industry Best Practices and customized for UCLA Health.

Submit request

As you join UCLA Health, make sure to review the following guidance to be prepared to connect to our environment.

Duo multi-factor authentication (MFA)

Connecting to UCLA Health tools and applications while off the Mednet network will require the use of Duo multi-factor authentication to verify your identity. 

Learn more about Duo

Get Duo for iOS Get DUO for Android

Connecting to the network via VPN

Due to the nature of our data, connecting to our network requires security checks in order to be able to use our VPN. 

Learn more about the requirements to connect via VPN

IT support and guidance in IT Portal

Our IT Portal is our central place for support. On the portal, you'll find a place to submit and track requests, view available services and applications, and browse through a large repertoire of knowledge base articles that help answer frequently asked questions and guide you through using our services.

Visit the IT Portal

A collection of biomedical research resources for exploring the scientific and clinical literature.

Learn more from the UCLA Biomedical Library

Resource Facilities

A collection of research facility core services that support specialized data collection and analysis for research projects at UCLA.

Visit Core Services

The Division of Laboratory Animal Management facilitates research discovery by promoting animal health, animal welfare and regulatory compliance with consideration for resource efficiency.

Learn more about DLAM

Technology Center for Genomics & Bioinformatics (TCGB)

The Technology Center for Genomics & Bioinformatics (TCGB) is a fully automated, high-throughput genomic Center equipped with all major next generation sequencing.

Learn more about the TCGB genomics sequencing

UCLA Neuroscience Genomics Core (UNGC)

The UCLA Neuroscience Genomics Core (UNGC) offers sequencing and array based expression, genotyping and methylation screening services in the Gonda research facility on the UCLA Westwood campus.

Learn more from the UCLA Neuroscience Genomics Core (UNGC)

BSCRC High-Throughput Sequencing Core

The BSCRC High-Throughput Sequencing Core provides the UCLA research community with access to next-generation DNA sequencing technology. The technology in this Core offers capabilities including SNP mapping, RNA expression measurements, ChIP-seq and DNA methylation analyses at a genome-wide scale.

Learn more from BSCRC High-Throughput Sequencing Core

Our business relationship managers (BRMs) serve as the IT liaisons for each department within the UCLA Health Sciences community. Reach out to your BRM for onboarding help, guidance, and escalation requests.  Meet your BRM now →

Training

A collection of UCLA data services providers that offer workshops, trainings, webinars or consultations that support research.

A list of workshops and consulting services offered by the UCLA Collaboratory, a bioinformatics and -omics focused educational program.

View available training resources

The CTSI Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Program provides integrated services and biostatistical support for pre-clinical and clinical research studies.

Learn more

A UCLA Library guide on how to manage citations and use citation management software.

Review the UCLA Library guide on managing citations

DGIT: Consult with our DGIT Research Informatics team to discuss issues relating to data management, research storage or computation, and data sharing for grants.

Learn more from the DGIT Research Informatics team

UCLA Library:  Consult with the UCLA Library Data Science Center to discuss issues relating to data managment, data sharing, and reproducible data analysis.

Visit the UCLA Library Data Science Center webpage

 

The office of Environmental Health and Safety supports the UCLA community by providing collaborative, proactive and responsive safety and compliance expertise.

Learn more about Environmental Health & Safety

Find critical information regarding the policy, links to official NIH documentation, FAQs, plus webinar recordings hosted by DGIT and the UCLA Library on the new Complying with NIH Data Management and Sharing Requirement webpage.

A collection of workshops and training related to research technologies used at UCLA. Updated quarterly.

View available workshops

A collection of DGIT-hosted webinars focused on issues in research technology including data management, data sharing and data security.

View the recorded webinars on YouTube

A collection of workshops and training sessions focused on the use of statistical tools and software.

View upcoming and past seminars

View previous symposium and presentations from UCLA Health Data Day. Data Day is a bi-annual series that focuses on the use of data and analytics in the hospital system, faculty practice group, and our clinical research community.

ULEAD is a cloud-based, secured, unified virtual environment, in which users can analyze and visualize identifiable clinical research data using supported tools and datasets.

Learn more about ULEAD