The service group at CBU is affiliated to the Norwegian ELIXIR node, and provides bioinformatics services to Norwegian researchers, particularly within the fields of molecular biology, biochemistry, biomedicine, and microbiology. Services include bioinformatics consultancy/support, analysis, programming, and online web tools.

As a core contributor to ELIXIR Norway and other Life Science infrastructure projetcs,  development and operation of e-infrastructure for Life Science research is a major task for the group.

The main research interest of group leader Kjell Petersen is gene set and network based analysis approaches of omics datasets.