Our Services

Migale, one of the Collective Scientific Infrastructure of INRAE, is part of the BioinfOmics Research Infrastructure of INRAE for bioinformatics. It is also a member of IFB (Institut Français de Bioinformatique), the French bioinformatics infrastructure and associated facility of France Génomique, the French genomic infrastructure for which we contribute to support different developments in bioinformatics.
A free account gives you access to work and save directories for your data, and access to the computer farm for your analyses.
The cluster farm is composed of about a thousand cores organized in different queues. We use the Sun Grid Engine queuing system for managing jobs.
You have a free access to our Galaxy server. Galaxy allows non-bioinformaticians to easily run tools without technical knowledges.
Command line tools, R packages and Galaxy wrappers are available on request and accessible to all migale authenticated users.
We provide an access to a large set of public biological databanks including whole genomes, nucleic and proteic sequences and other resources. They are updated automatically with BioMaJ or upon request.
We write tutorials to help you get familiar with tools, best practices, languages, etc.
Each year, we offer our "Bioinformatics by practicing" cycle. This cycle covers a broad spectrum of bioinformatics. The modules mix theoretical part and practical work.
We answer to the most common questions regarding the technical difficulties you can go through on our infrastructure.
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Unscheduled service interruption

Submitted by vloux on

INRAE  faced a major cyber-attack on December 22.

Network access for the entire institute (mail, servers, data center, etc.) was cut off between December 22 and the morning of December 27. 

Network access has been restored between 8 am and 7 pm on working days since December 27.
Consequently, access to Migale services has been unavailable since the evening of December 22.

Access are restored and available from 8 am to 7 pm on working days since Tuesday, December 27.

Review of our 2023 training session

Submitted by sschbath on


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Notre cycle de formation « Bioinformatique par la pratique » 2023 s’est achevé mi septembre. 

Ce sont 15 modules différents qui ont été donnés représentant 27 jours de formation sur l’année.

Nous avons formé 108 apprenants, dont 64 INRAE (59 %), 42 académiques et 2 personnes du privé. Comme le montre la répartition par département des agents INRAE ci-dessous, la majorité des apprenants INRAE vient de MICA et BAP.