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 2.167
37077 Göttingen

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

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

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Our new software tools for alignment-free sequence comparison and seed optimization:
Prot-SpaM, Multi-SpaM, Filtered Spaced-Word Matches, Slope-SpaM, kmacs and rasbhari.

Visit our journal: Algorithms for Molecular Biology

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

    • A. Zielezinski, H.Z. Girgis, G. Bernard, C.-A. Leimeister, K. Tang, T. Dencker, A.K. Lau, S. Röhling, J. Choi, M.S. Waterman, M. Comin, S.-H. Kim, S. Vinga, J.S. Almeida, C.X. Chan, B. James, F. Sun, B. Morgenstern, W.M. Karlowski (2019)
      Benchmarking of alignment-free sequence comparison methods
      bioRxiv doi:10.1101/611137
    • A.K. Lau, C.-A. Leimeister, S. Dörrer, C. Bleidorn, B. Morgenstern (2019)
      Read-SpaM: assembly-free and alignment-free comparison of bacterial genomes with low sequencing coverage
      bioRxiv, doi:10.1101/550632v4
    • S. Röhling, T. Dencker, B. Morgenstern (2019)
      The number of k-mer matches between two DNA sequences as a function of k
      bioRxiv, doi:10.1101/527515v2
    • B. Morgenstern (2019)
      Fake scientists on editorial boards can significantly enhance the visibility of junk journals.
      In: Mario Biagioli and Alexandra Lippman (Eds.)
      Metrics and Misconduct: New Ecologies of Academic Research. MIT Press, to appear.
    • C.-A. Leimeister, T. Dencker, B. Morgenstern (2019)
      Accurate multiple alignment of distantly related genome sequences using Filtered Spaced Word Matches as anchor points
      Bioinformatics 35, 211-218
    • C.-A. Leimeister, J. Schellhorn, S. Dörrer, M. Gerth, C. Bleidorn, B. Morgenstern (2019)
      Prot-SpaM: Fast alignment-free phylogeny reconstruction based on whole-proteome sequences
      GigaScience 8, giy148.
    • T. Dencker, C.-A. Leimeister, M. Gerth, C. Bleidorn, S. Snir, B. Morgenstern (2018)
      Multi-SpaM: a Maximum-Likelihood approach to Phylogeny reconstruction based on Multiple Spaced-Word Matches
      In: M. Blanchette, A. Ouangraoua (Eds.),
      Comparative Genomics, LNBI 11183, Springer, Proc. RECOMB-CG 2018, pp. 227-241.
      Preprint: arXiv:1803.09222 [q-bio.PE]
    • B. Morgenstern, S. Schöbel, C.-A. Leimeister (2017)
      Phylogeny reconstruction based on the length distribution of k-mismatch common substrings
      Algorithms for Molecular Biology 12, 27
    • C.-A. Leimeister, S. Sohrabi-Jahromi, B. Morgenstern (2017)
      Fast and Accurate Phylogeny Reconstruction using Filtered Spaced-Word Matches
      Bioinformatics 33, 971-979
    • 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
  • B.M. Full publication list
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Created by Burkhard Morgenstern. Last modified: May 2019