gobics.de [Burkhard Morgenstern]

University of Göttingen - Faculty of Biology - Institute of Microbiology and Genetics - Department of Bioinformatics

Prof. Dr. Burkhard Morgenstern
Universität Göttingen
Institut für Mikrobiologie und Genetik
Abteilung für Bioinformatik
Goldschmidtstr. 1 (Raum 228)
37077 Göttingen

My spam-protected E-mail is:
bmorgen AT gwdg DOT de

Phone: +49 551 39-14628
Secretary: +49 551 39-14966

Our new software tools for alignment-free sequence comparison and seed optimization:
spaced words, kmacs and rasbhari.

Visit our journal: Algorithms for Molecular Biology

Publications (for citations etc., see ResearcherID, Research Gate or Google Scholar)
  • Selected recent papers:

    • C.-A. Leimeister, S. Sohrabi-Jahromi, B. Morgenstern (2017)
      Fast and Accurate Phylogeny Reconstruction using Filtered Spaced-Word Matches
      Bioinformatics, DOI 10.1093/bioinformatics/btw776 (in press).
    • B. Morgenstern (2016)
      Fake scientists on editorial boards can significantly enhance the visibility of junk journals
      Book chapter, to appear.
      See also the slides from my talk at Gaming Metrics: Innovation & Surveillance in Academic Misconduct, UC Davis.
    • L. Hahn, C.-A. Leimeister, R. Ounit, S. Lonardi, B. Morgenstern (2016)
      rasbhari: optimizing spaced seeds for database searching, read mapping and alignment-free sequence comparison
      PLOS Computational Biology 12, e1005107
    • B. Morgenstern, B. Zhu, S. Horwege, C.-A Leimeister (2015)
      Estimating evolutionary distances between genomic sequences from spaced-word matches
      Algorithms for Molecular Biology 10, 5
    • C.-A. Leimeister, B. Morgenstern (2014)
      kmacs: the k-Mismatch Average Common Substring Approach to alignment-free sequence comparison
      Bioinformatics 30, 2000-2008
    • C.-A. Leimeister, M. Boden, S. Horwege, S. Lindner, B. Morgenstern (2014)
      Fast alignment-free sequence comparison using spaced-word frequencies
      Bioinformatics 30, 1991-1999
    • L. Al Ait, Z. Yamak, B. Morgenstern (2013)
      DIALIGN at GOBICS - multiple sequence alignment using various sources of external information
      Nuc. Acids Research 41, W3-W7
    • A.-K. Schultz, I. Bulla, M. Abdou-Chekaraou, E. Gordien, B. Morgenstern, F. Zoulim, P. Dény, M. Stanke (2012)
      jpHMM: Recombination analysis in viruses with circular genomes such as the hepatitis B virus
      Nuc. Acids Res. 40, W193-W198
  • B.M. Full publication list
  • Department publication list

Short CV

Created by Burkhard Morgenstern. Last modified: December 2016