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  • 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 ...

  • Public release of CONSPRED genome annotation pipeline

    14.07.16
    News

    CONSPRED is a prokaryotic genome annotation framework that performs various intrinsic gene predictions, homology searches, predictions of non-coding genes, and complex features and integrates all evidence into a consensus annotation.

    CONSPRED 1.28 has now been publicly released along with an applications ...

  • Dr. rer. nat. Raheleh Sheibani

    13.07.16
    Personal

    Raheleh has successfully defended her PhD thesis "ECF sigma factors: how endophytes sense the plants" this morning. The thesis was reviewed by Prof. Eva Stukenbrock, Kiel, and by Dr. Stefanie Wienkoop, University of Vienna. Congratulations, Raheleh!

  • CUBE observes the mercury transit

    09.05.16
    Event

    During the afternoon of May 9th the planet mercury has (slightly) obstructed the sun. Mercury became visible in front of the sun at 13:12 and did not leave the sun until sunset. CUBE has observed the cosmic spectacle on the ...

  • CAMI project featured in Nature Methods

    05.05.16
    Publication

    COMPETITIVE BUT SENSITIVE: TOOL BENCHMARKING IN METAGENOMICS

    The Critical Assessment of Metagenome Interpretation (CAMI) competition has been featured in a recent Nature Methods technology article. CAMI was launched by Alice McHardy from the Helmholtz Center for Infection Research, Alexander Sczyrba at ...

  • Mag. Andreas Bachmayr

    18.04.16
    Event

    Andreas graduated in the master course "Genetics and developmental biology" by successfully defending his master thesis today. In his master project entitled "Computational analysis of plastid DNA insertions into nuclear and mitochondrial genomes in non-photosynthetic parasitic plants from next generation sequencing data" ...

  • Faculty of 1000 recommend our recent Science paper

    03.02.16
    Publication

    F1000 member Sebastian Suerbaum recommended our recent article "The 5300-year-old Helicobacter pylori genome of the Iceman" (Science 2016) as being of special significance in its field.