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  • Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Eder

    18.04.17
    Personal

    Thomas Eder has successfully defended his PhD thesis "Bioinformatic analysis of host-pathogen interactions in the light of second generation sequencing technologies". He was examined by Prof. Thomas Miethke, University of Heidelberg, Prof. Heinz Himmelbauer, BOKU University, and Prof. Arndt von Haeseler, ...

  • VarCap: a new method for genotyping of prokaryotic populations

    12.03.17
    Publication

    We created VarCap, a fully automated workflow that allows scientists to rapidly predict variants within high coverage, short read paired end sequencing data. VarCap automatically performs quality filtering, mapping, variant calling and post-filtering of the predicted variants. VarCap can be ...

  • New website for Virus Orthologous Groups (VOG)

    03.03.17
    News

    Along with the new release 80 of our Virus Orthologous Groups (VOG) we have launched a public webserver for VOGDB at http://vogdb.org. The server provides information about the VOG, interactive access to the data and a download area for ...

  • Critical Assessment of Metagenome Interpretation − a benchmark of computational metagenomics software

    23.02.17
    Publication

    In metagenome analysis, computational methods for assembly, taxonomic profiling and binning are key components facilitating downstream biological data interpretation. However, a lack of consensus about benchmarking datasets and evaluation metrics complicates proper performance assessment. The Critical Assessment of Metagenome Interpretation ...

  • CUBE coordinates federal project to establish national bioinformatics infrastructure

    10.01.17
    News

    The Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economics has granted a federal project to establish software and database infrastructure for life science. CUBE will coordinate this project, which has a total volume of 660k EUR from 2017 to 2020. The main ...

  • HAPPY NEW YEAR!

    02.01.17
    Event

    We wish all our team, our students, and our collaboration partners a happy, successful and peaceful new year!

  • Job opening: Group Leader Position

    27.10.16
    Personal

    The Division of Computational Systems Biology at the University of Vienna is offering a

    Group Leader Position in Bioinformatics

    CUBE - the division of Computational Systems Biology - is part of the Department of Microbiology and Ecosystem Science of the ...

  • Virus Orthologous Groups: A novel resource for virus (meta)genomics

    21.08.16
    News

    Orthologous groups are a central resource for comparative (meta-)genomics. At CUBE we have established a novel resource of Virus Orthologous Groups (VOGs), which is based all current RefSeq genomes. It therefore represents all viral lineages of which complete genomes are available. ...

  • Normalization visualization tool (NVT) released

    21.08.16
    Publication

    Measuring differential gene expression is a common task in the analysis of RNA-Seq data. To identify differentially expressed genes between two samples, it is crucial to normalize the data sets. While multiple normalization methods are available, all of them are ...

  • Holovir released, HoloVir: a workflow for metaviromics in invertebrate holobionts

    14.07.16
    News

    HoloVir is a robust and flexible data analysis pipeline that provides an optimized and validated workflow for taxonomic and functional characterization of viral metagenomes derived from invertebrate holobionts. It has been ...