Partek Flow (Partek) is a graphical user interface (GUI) based bioinformatics software that is dedicated to the analysis of next generation sequencing (NGS) data. It can perform the analyses listed below.

More information about this software can be found on the Partek Flow web site:


Partek Flow runs on Biowulf (NIH high performance compute cluster), thus when using this package, users will not be limited by local compute resources. Users interface with this package via a web browser, so users will not have to install additional software.

To access Partek Flow, users need to first set up a Biowulf account by clicking here. Next, users will need to ensure they have enough space on Biowulf to store data. (Fill out the storage request form) if you need additional space. Finally, send an email to to get your Partek Flow account activated. When these steps are complete, go to to start using Partek Flow. Partek Flow users need to either be on the NIH network or connected via VPN. OSTR holds 5 Partek Flow and 3 Partek Flow single cell licenses.