Schedule for this website in 2017


This website is heavily under construction. We have created it in May 2017, when we succeeded in rapid genotype prediction based on a parallel HMMER3 server farm. With about 1 minute of compute time per genome, it became clear that an online resource for phenotypic trait prediction in even large metagenomes would be feasible.

This is our schedule for developing this website:

  • June 2017: First release of 45 PICA models ready for download
  • July 2017: Rapid completeness and contamination assessment for metagenomic bins based on eggNOG genotype profiles
  • August 2017: Online access to the models via database tables and views, with search, filtering and grouping functionality
  • September 2017: Online prediction of phenotypic traits for single and multiple genome drafts

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