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Algorithms in Bioinformatics

Welcome to Daniel Huson's Lab

The main focus of our lab is on developing new and advanced algorithms for bioinformatics. Here is a short list of our current main research interests:

  • Phylogenetic networks and trees
  • Metagenome analysis and simulation
  • Genome resequencing and analysis
  • Evolution and ecology
  • Models, algorithms, software and complexity

For more details, see the research section and our list of publications.

Most recent publications:

Damms-Machado, A, Mitra, S, Schollenberger, AE, Kramer, KM, Meile, T, Koenigsrainer, A, Huson, DH, and Bischoff, SC (2015). Effects of Surgical and Dietary Weight Loss Therapy for Obesity on Gut Microbiota Composition and Nutrient Absorption. BioMed Research International, 2015.

Buchfink, B, Xie, C, and Huson, DH (2015). Fast and Sensitive Protein Alignment using DIAMOND. Nature Methods, 12:59-60.

Recent news:

Second BEST summer school: The second annual BEST (Bioinformatics exchange of students and teachers) summer school to be held in St Mary's (MD) June 21-27, 2015

New International Max-Planck Research School:

Why study Bioinformatics?: Recent survey