Research Information Technology Solutions will work collaboratively with researchers at HMS to identify, design, and deliver a wide range of technological solutions at the ever-changing forefront of biomedical research.  Working closely with HMS Core Facilities, local IT Support, and the HMS IT Client Services and Research Computing teams to provide valued, sustainable and well-supported services to meet research needs.

Our Goals:
  • To develop relationships and resources with researchers to provide sustainable solutions
  • To aid in local research planning, goal setting, communication, and project coordination.
  • To provide quick effective solutions to local or proof-of-concept solutions.
  • To leverage the wealth of available IT expertise at HMS to provide valued solutions.
  • To create reusable resources and solutions for the entire HMS research community.

If you need help using computers in your research and don’t know where to go, Contact Us


Dropbox for Business
Research IT Solutions is pleased to bring this popular tool, with unlimited storage, to support external collaboration in research

- Supplemental Data Hosting for researchers
- Now offers private space for short-term sharing with offsite collaborators!

Genetics Storage Migration to HMS Storage
- 60TB, benefitting 300+ users 

HMS Image Management Core
OMERO Microscopy image management

Data Sharing and Publication Resources

Amazon S3/Glacier-based backup for filesystems

LabView (beta)