CSC provides comprehensive scientific computing, data management and analysis services and solutions for life science researchers. We also offer training and expert support to help researchers succeed.

Getting started with CSC's services

Content for bioscientists

Tools and services

A wide selection of bioinformatics programs and databases are available. Most of them are free for academic researchers, but usually a CSC user account is required.

Tools and services for bioscientists »
Our service catalog »

Courses and events

Courses and events covering many areas of bioinformatics are organized regularly.

CSC training calendar »
Bioinformatics courses on ELIXIR training portal TeSS »
EMBL training courses »

Mailing list and Bioinfo newsletter

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Learning materials

Collection of (e-)learning materials, tutorials, and webinar recordings. 

Bioscience learning materials »

User support and advice

CSC's specialists are happy to help you! 

Best way to reach us is via our service desk »

More about our support in sciences and methods »

Chipster team   
Eija Korpelainen  +358 9 457 2030
Maria Lehtivaara  
Kimmo Mattila +358 9 457 2708
Ari-Matti Saren  +358 9 457 2282
Laxmana Yetukuri  

ELIXIR is an intergovernmental organisation that brings together life science resources from across Europe. Through the international ELIXIR network you can collaborate and find, analyze and share data, exchange expertise, and implement best practices. ELIXIR Communities bring together experts from multiple life science domains.ELIXIR Finland logo


The ELIXIR Node in Finland is hosted at CSC. It provides cloud and storage resources and training for life sciences, with integrated computational access to very large biological data resources.



CSC is a member of GOBLET, the Global Organization for Bioinformatics Learning, Education and Training. GOBLET brings together trainers around the world to share best practises, materials, etc.