BioBam at the 6th Microbiome R&D Forum in Rotterdam

In May, our colleague David Seide, attended this years Microbiome Series in Rotterdam, Netherlands organized by Global Engange. The event is a combination of 3 events, the 6th Microbiome R&D & Business Collaboration Forum, the 3rd Probiotics Congress and the Skin Microbiome & Cosmeceuticals Congress. This global microbiome and probiotics conference series brought together more than 300 industry, academic, and

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How to Set Maximum Memory for Blast2GO

Blast2GO automatically reserves up to 80% of the available system memory (i.e. RAM), which is fine in most cases. However, sometimes and especially on Linux, this can lead to excessive swapping and will slow down Blast2GO. Follow this guide to manually change the maximum amount of memory Blast2GO will be allowed to use.

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How to Change the Temp Folder Location for Blast2GO

Blast2GO can handle big data, but it needs plenty of free disk space in the systems temporary files folder. If you run into troubles with a shortage of disk space, follow this guide to manually change the location of the folder for Blast2GO temporary files to e.g. another partition.

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Amazon AWS NCBI Blast Search

(This feature is now obsolete.) In the following article, I will explain how to set up an EC2 instance with the Blast+ AMI. This NCBI webpage takes us to the most recent Blast+ AMI in the AWS Marketplace, which we want to configure after hitting “Continue” on the right-hand side. We can now play around with the Region and EC2

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PRO Plugin for CLC bio New Update 1.4.4

(Release Date: 3 November 2015)  New features: Batch Rename your sequence names Set To Sense: Switch the sense of your sequences based on the best blast hit frame Longest ORF: Crop and convert sequences to longest ORF Find and select or remove all duplicate, redundant sequences Sequence table side panel option: Extract Selection Sequence table now allows sort by selection

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Blast2GO Command Line Features 1.1.4

(Release Date: 01/10/2015) You can now perform Blast and InterProScan from within the CLI, which means you can run the whole functional annotation analysis with just one command. Find here some useful command line examples.

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