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



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 RELEASED2020-03-18T11:56:21+01:00

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 released2020-03-18T11:56:21+01:00