TU Dortmund, Dept. of Statistics

Bioconductor Mirror

Department of Statistics

TU Dortmund



Bioconductor is an open source and open development software project for the analysis and comprehension of genomic data. Bioconductor is based primarily on the R programming language, but does contain contributions in other programming languages. It has two releases each year that follow the semiannual releases of R. In addition there are a large number of meta-data packages available that are mainly, but not solely, oriented towards different types of microarrays and next-generation sequencing analysis.

This site is

In order to make use of this mirror, ask R to

and select Dortmund. Afterwards you can choose repositories hosted on this mirror with:

Having set these repositories in R, install.packages(), update.packages() and friends (including their GUI equivalents) will use this European mirror rather than the BioC master.

The usage of biocLite() is also possible:


Last change of overview page: 09 May 2024.