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  • Happy birthday, Gabi!

    28.03.18
    Personal

    Today, Gabi Kaindl is celebrating her 60th birthday. Dear Gabi, we all congratulate and wish you all the best. Thanks for your great work and the continuous support in solving all the big and small CUBE issues every day... ...

  • CAMI paper published in Nature Methods

    03.10.17
    Publication

    The paper about the first round of the "Critical Assessment of Metagenome Interpretation" (CAMI) challenge was published in Nature Methods. The challenge was organized and run by an international team, including Dmitrij Turaev and Thomas Rattei from CUBE.

    That's not the ...

  • Harald Marx starts Computational Peptidomics Group at CUBE

    21.08.17
    Personal

    Dr. Harald Marx is a Bioinformatician by training. During his PhD in Bernhard Kuster's Lab at TU Munich he developed tools and statistical approaches for proteogenomics and structural genome annotation. As a PostDoc fellow in Joshua Coon's lab at the University of ...

  • Symposium "Computational Approaches in Precision Medicine" Jul 27/28 in Vienna

    27.07.17
    Event

    The CUBE team and the research focus "Computational Life Sciences" teamed up with David Kreil and Pawel Labaj (BOKU University) in organizing the symposium "Computational Approaches in Precision Medicine" Jul 27/28. The meeting takes place in the BIG lecture hall ...

  • FIRST RELEASE OF 45 PICA MODELS READY FOR DOWNLOAD

    12.06.17
    News

    The first release of 45 PICA models is available on this site in the Download area of our new website PhenDB. Brief instructions on the download page will enable you to install the PICA software and the models on a ...

  • 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 ...