The main goal of nf-core is to establish best practices concerning pipelines that are built with Nextflow.
Although the issues associated with sequencing have mostly been resolved, the raw data generated from the sequencing process is useless unless you can give it meaning. That’s where the unsung superheroes come in: bioinformaticians.
Over the last few years open-source has been increasingly becoming the norm, even in Bioinformatics. The number of high-quality applications which are freely available on GitHub and other Git providers is increasing, such as the pipelines that the Broad institute uses for production.