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10.02.2016 SILVAngs 1.5 released

The following improvements have been implemented: 1. Refactored Sequence Upload and 2. Request Project Execution[more]


26.01.2016 SILVA/SILVAngs Job Opening

Would you like to join the SILVA/SILVAngs Team? This is your chance! Apply today!


15.01.2016 Pat's Blog: [QIIME] make the SILVA references alignment the prepackaged default instead.

Nice blog of Pat Schloss comparing Mothur and QIIME. For sure we like this sentence: "[...] the greengenes alignment looks like the person was somewhat drunk at the time while the SILVA alignment looks like it was done by Germans."


20.12.2015 Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year

The SILVA Team wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Many thanks for all your feedback and cooperation to help us improving SILVA and SILVAngs. Looking forward to see you again in 2016.


17.12.2015 SILVAngs 1.4 released

New features: 1. ORCiD authentication, 2. GZip support, 3. Dynamic Fingerprints and 4. Account deletion. Click on the header to learn more...[more]


05.12.2015 Successful ARB/SILVA/BacDive training in Bremen

Many thanks to 12 fantastic international participants who made this week a memorable experience. [more]


07.11.2015 2nd de.NBI Quaterly Newsletter

The second edition of the de.NBI Quarterly Newsletter provides you the essentials on the recent and future development of the German Network for Bioinformatics Infrastructure – de.NBI.[more]


15.10.2015 ARB/SILVA(+BacDive) Training - Dec 1-4, 2015 in Bremen, Germany

Registration open until Oct 23, 2015. Follow the link above for detailed information and registration. The four-day course is an event of the Database Node of the German Network for Bioinformatics Infrastructure (de.NBI) and operated by Ribocon in collaboration with MPI Bremen and the DSMZ. [more]


22.09.2015 Several tax files updated

The following files have been updated since they contained errors:

  • taxmap_slv_ncbi_123.txt (missing last character at the end of the organism name)
  • tax_slv_ssu_123.txt (3 paths were missing)
  • tax_slv_ssu_123.map (3 paths were missing)
  • tax_slv_ssu_123.tree (3 leafs were missing)
  • tax_slv_ssu_123.acc_taxid (137 missing IDs due to missing paths)
The missing paths/leafs:

16.09.2015 The "All Species Living Tree" version 123 released

The new version of the "All Species Living Tree" based on SILVA release 123 has been released.


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