SeqAn 3.0.2 released


Dear SeqAn users, supporters, and subscribers, today we present a new update of the SeqAn library. Hooray!!! The following highlights are present in the current release. General C++-20 support The C++-20 support for concepts and type-traits has been fully integrated into SeqAn. This means that even in C++-17 mode you can use the concept [...]

SeqAn 3.0.2 released2020-10-13T12:29:01+01:00

Raptor released


The SeqAn team just finished working on their new tool Raptor, a new approach for distributing approximate searches. Find the preprint at BioRXiv It is another tool in the DREAM framework moving it closer to completion (see also DREAM-Yara). In comparison with similar tools like Mantis and COBS, Raptor is 12 - 144 times faster [...]

Raptor released2020-10-09T08:02:37+01:00

SeqAn 3.0.1 released


We are excited to present a new update of our SeqAn library. This release has been in the making for roughly half a year now and we are proud to present some great new features and also a lot of improvements with respect to run time and usability. You can find a comprehensive list of [...]

SeqAn 3.0.1 released2020-03-18T11:56:20+01:00

Announcing SeqAn3


We are excited to announce version 3 of the SeqAn library. It has been many years in the making and is the largest change in the development history of SeqAn. SeqAn3 is in fact an entirely new library! Get it while it's hot: Read our new documentation: What's new? The design goals of [...]

Announcing SeqAn32020-03-18T11:56:21+01:00

SeqAn UM 2018


[18.08.2018: Registration is now open!] Dear SeqAn followers and bioinformatics enthusiasts, We are delighted to announce this year’s SeqAn User Meeting 2018 from 19th to 21st of September in Berlin. For the second time we will host it as a common User Meeting of the de.NBI Center for Integrative Bioinformatics (CIBI) and cordially invite researchers in the [...]

SeqAn UM 20182020-03-18T11:56:21+01:00

SeqAn 3 @GCB 2018


We are happy to announce our tutorial, SeqAn3 – a modern C++ library for efficient sequence analysis, in a full day tutorial at the GCB 2018 in Vienna. This is a beginner tutorial and focuses on tool programming using modern C++ and the SeqAn 3 library. SeqAn 3 is a major redesign of our sequence analysis [...]

SeqAn 3 @GCB 20182018-07-31T21:52:42+01:00

SeqAn @ECCB 2018


We are happy to announce our tutorial, From an application to a fully integrated workflow – Comprehensive software engineering with SeqAn, in a full day tutorial at the ECCB 2018 in Athen. This is a beginner tutorial and focuses on basic tool programming using C++ and the SeqAn library. In addition participants will learn how SeqAn [...]

SeqAn @ECCB 20182018-07-31T21:53:57+01:00

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 released2018-02-02T17:11:40+01:00

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 20172020-03-18T11:56:21+01:00



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 RELEASED2016-12-16T14:29:35+01:00