Released QUAST v4.4

QUAST now supports Python3!

Icarus now allows expanding overlapping alignments which is useful to examine the source of high duplication ratio. The browser also distinguished new types of erroneous contigs.

Several new options and metrics are added. MetaQUAST gets new metrics and plots. BED files are supported for features. A handful of bugs is fixed.

SPAdes 3.8 is out!

We have just released a new version of SPAdes, which includes the following features and modifications:

plasmidSPAdes – a pipeline for extracting and assembling plasmids from WGS data;
major improvements in metaSPAdes;
several performance improvements.
Try SPAdes 3.8 now!