Part I. Overview

BASE is a freely available software solution designed for laboratories looking for a single point of storage for all information related to their experimentation and for storing, managing, and analysing genomics/transcriptomics data. BASE offers a multi-user local data repository featuring a web browser user interface, laboratory information management system (LIMS) for biomaterials and array production, annotations such as clinical information, hierarchical overview of analysis, and integrates tools like MultiExperiment Viewer.

BASE is GPLv3 licensed and can be freely downloaded and installed by anyone. Once installed and configured, the system comprise a database layer and a web server coupled to layers of software for managing and analysing data in the database.