The first HiTSeq talk from Mangul Lab

Congratulations to Nathan LaPierre on the acceptance of his abstract to the High Throughput Sequencing (HiTSeq) 2020 virtual meeting. Nathan will be presenting his talk, “Metalign: Efficient alignment-based metagenomic profiling via containment min hash,” on July 15, 2020. → Read our post on Nathan’s presentation of the same project at [...]

By |2020-07-15T18:10:21+00:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: Lab News|Tags: , , |

The first RECOMB-Seq talk from Mangul Lab

Congratulations to Nathan LaPierre, a PhD student in ZarLab at UCLA and a collaborator with Mangul Lab at USC, on the acceptance of his oral presentation, “Metalign: Efficient alignment-based metagenomic profiling via containment min hash,” in the RECOMB-Seq Massively Parallel Sequencing virtual satellite meeting. Along with co-authors Mohammed Alser (Senior [...]

By |2020-06-22T18:29:27+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Lab News|Tags: , , |

Mangul Lab submits preprint presenting Metalign, software that boosts accuracy of existing metagenomic profiling methods

Mangul Lab at USC shared a new preprint which presents Metalign - a tool developed by our group that significantly improves the taxonomic profiling accuracy of a metagenomic sample. Overview of Metalign Microorganisms play a critical role in almost every natural setting, including soil, ocean water, and [...]