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MyExperiment logo 418x80.png    Welcome to the myExperiment Wiki. Here you can find out more about the myExperiment website. Check out our Bioinformatics and Virtual Research Environment videos. Wf4EverLogoTrans107.png

myExperiment is a collaborative environment where scientists can safely publish their workflows and in silico experiments, share them with groups and find those of others. Workflows, other digital objects and bundles (called Packs) can now be swapped, sorted and searched like photos and videos on the Web. Unlike Facebook or MySpace, myExperiment fully understands the needs of the researcher and makes it really easy for the next generation of scientists to contribute to a pool of scientific methods, build communities and form relationships - reducing time-to-experiment, sharing expertise and avoiding reinvention. myExperiment is now the largest public repository of scientific workflows. It supports Linked Data, and new features for workflow preservation are under development in the Wf4Ever project, one of several Partner Projects

If you use myExperiment in your research, please cite us and let us know so we can cite you: De Roure, D., Goble, C. and Stevens, R. (2009) The Design and Realisation of the myExperiment Virtual Research Environment for Social Sharing of Workflows. Future Generation Computer Systems 25, pp. 561-567. doi:10.1016/j.future.2008.06.010 or Goble, C.A., Bhagat, J., Aleksejevs, S., Cruickshank, D., Michaelides, D., Newman, D., Borkum, M., Bechhofer, S., Roos, M., Li, P., and De Roure, D.: myExperiment: a repository and social network for the sharing of bioinformatics workflows, Nucl. Acids Res., 2010. doi:10.1093/nar/gkq429. And keep us informed - our hashtag is #myexperiment

For myExperiment Users


The social web site, launched in November 2007, contains the largest public collection of workflows across multiple workflow systems including Taverna (over 2000 workflows) and is used by thousands of users ranging from life sciences to text mining. The most recent addition is support for the Galaxy open web-based platform for data intensive biomedical research. Go to to access publicly available content or create an account.

See our User Pages for Features, FAQ, Videos and Roadmap.

For myExperiment Developers


All the myExperiment services are accessible through simple RESTful programming interfaces, Linked Data and a SPARQL endpoint so that you can use your existing environment and augment it with myExperiment functionality – or build entirely new interfaces and functionality mashups.

See our Developer Pages for Developer Projects and Documentation.

News and Events

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David De roure will gave a talk on Knowledge Infrastructure for Global Systems Science at First Open Systems Science Conference in Brussels on Saturday 10th November.

See our News pages for information about this and other events.

The myExperiment Project


See our About pages for Papers, Presentations, Mentions and Partner Projects

myExperiment is brought to you by a joint team from Oxford, Southampton and Manchester universities in the UK, led by David De Roure and Carole Goble. Originally funded by JISC and the Microsoft Technical Computing Initiative, the project is part of the myGrid and e-Research South consortia supported by EPSRC. New features are under development in the Wf4Ever project. See also our sister project BioCatalogue.

Authorised users may also access the management pages.