Tools and resources


The Hurwitz Lab is a strong advocate for the creation and use of open-source software. As such, all of our public code is freely available on Github

Cyberinfrastructure for Microbial Ecology

The Hurwitz Lab leverages the the iPlant Collaborative cyberinfrastructure to deliver data, query-able metadata and develop Apps specific to viral and microbial ecology.  See the iMicrobe and iVirus projects.


The Hurwitz Lab promotes community development of protocols and reproducible science. Check out our community forum for Viral Ecology VERVE Net and while you are there create a group for your organization at