SeqAn 2.4 released


We are pleased to announce the release of version 2.4 of the SeqAn library and updated versions of the official SeqAn-based applications. The alignment module has received significant updates and a parallised interface. Beyond simple multi-threading the alignment module can utilise the vector extensions of modern CPUs (SSE4, AVX2, AVX512) resulting in very impressive speed-ups, [...]

SeqAn 2.4 released 2018-02-02T17:11:40+00:00

SeqAn User Meeting 2017


[01.08.2017] Registration now open until 15th of August!!! Joint CIBI user meeting featuring: SeqAn:  C++ library of efficient algorithms and data structures for the analysis of biological sequence data. and OpenMS + MetFrag: High-­performance software for high-­throughput proteomics and metabolomics Dear friends and colleagues, we are happy to announce the 10th CIBI User Meeting on 25. September (09:00) until [...]

SeqAn User Meeting 2017 2018-04-03T16:22:16+00:00



We are pleased to announce the release of version 2.3 of the SeqAn library and updated versions of the official SeqAn-based applications. Major advancements have been accomplished in the area of Input and Output, e.g. we now support I/O of RNA structure files like Vienna or Stockholm and we included handling of new fields in Blast [...]

SEQAN 2.3 RELEASED 2016-12-16T14:29:35+00:00



We are pleased to announce the release of version 2.2 of the SeqAn library and updated versions of the official SeqAn-based applications. New features include the preliminary addition of a bi-directional FM-Index and a new interface for performing multiple sequence alignments at the same time. The latter uses SIMD features of modern processors to perform [...]

SEQAN 2.2 RELEASED 2018-02-07T14:23:33+00:00

SeqAn 2.1.0 released


We are very pleased to announce the immediate availability of SeqAn-2.1.0! The new version contains a new module for BLAST e-value statistics and I/O, as well as support for Journaled String Trees. C++11 features have been introduced in many places and countless smaller issues have been fixed. The entire codebase has undergone cleanup and especially [...]

SeqAn 2.1.0 released 2018-02-07T14:23:33+00:00

SeqAn UGM 2016


Update [15.04.2016]: Here you can download the power point slides from the meeting. We are happy to announce the 2016 SeqAn user meeting supported by the CIBI (Center for integrative Bioinformatics), a member of  of the de.NBI. The meeting will take place at FU Berlin from March 30th to April 1st 2016. The SeqAn user meeting addresses bioinformatics students [...]

SeqAn UGM 2016 2018-02-07T14:23:33+00:00



The Intel® PCC program supports universities, institutions, and labs identified as leaders in their fields. It focuses on modernizing applications or software libraries to increase performance on modern microprocessors and coprocessors using parallel computing. Parallel computing involves the simultaneous operation of multiple processors running elements of a computer program at the same time and is [...]

New IPCC 2018-02-07T14:23:33+00:00

SeqAn in de.NBI


Das Bundeministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) fördert ab März für fünf Jahre das Deutsche Netzwerk für Bioinformatik Infrastruktur (de.NBI). Eines der acht Leistungszentren in diesem Netzwerk – das Zentrum für Integrative Bioinformatik (CIBi) – wird dabei für die nächsten fünf Jahre mit zwei Millionen Euro gefördert. CIBi ist ein gemeinsames Zentrum der Universitäten Tübingen [...]

SeqAn in de.NBI 2018-02-07T14:23:33+00:00

SeqAn 2.0 released


We are happy to announce the new release of SeqAn 2.0.0. We have many new features and applications for you and improved many parts in sense of usability, performance and stability. For example, we have improved the usability and the performance of the I/O-modules. Now BAM-I/O supports parallel read and write operations. We improved automatic [...]

SeqAn 2.0 released 2018-02-07T14:23:33+00:00