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 citation statistics and related nonsense, see Google Scholar, publons, Research Gate)
  • Recent papers:

    • T. Dencker, C.-A. Leimeister, M. Gerth, C. Bleidorn, S. Snir, B. Morgenstern (2020)
      Multi-SpaM: a Maximum-Likelihood approach to Phylogeny reconstruction using Multiple Spaced-word Matches
      and Quartet Trees
      NAR Genomics and Bioinformatics 2, lqz013
    • A. Chakraborty, B. Morgenstern, S. Bandyopadhyay (2019)
      S-conLSH: Alignment-free gapped mapping of noisy long reads
      bioRxiv, doi:10.1101/801118v1
    • A.K. Lau, S. Dörrer, C.-A. Leimeister, C. Bleidorn, B. Morgenstern (2019)
      Read-SpaM: assembly-free and alignment-free comparison of bacterial genomes with low sequencing coverage
      BMC Bioinformatics 20, supplement 20 (RECOMB-CG 2019 special issue), in press. Preprint.
    • B. Morgenstern (2019)
      Der Metrik-Wahn
      Laborjournal 7-8, 22-25
    • 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
      Genome Biology 20, 144
    • S. Röhling, A. Linne, J. Schellhorn, M. Hosseini, T. Dencker, B. Morgenstern (2019)
      The number of k-mer matches between two DNA sequences as a function of and applications to estimate phylogenetic distances k
      bioRxiv, doi:10.1101/527515v3
    • 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.
    • 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
  • B.M. Full publication list
  • Department publication list

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Created by Burkhard Morgenstern. Last modified: November 2019