February 11, 2021 Newsletter – Phylogenetic Tree Webinar, Improvements to SeqMan Ultra, Lasergene 17.2.1 Available for Download
Welcome to our February newsletter! This month we discuss next week’s webinar on phylogenetic trees, the latest release of Lasergene, improvements to SeqMan Ultra, and more.
Webinar: Learn how to build beautiful phylogenetic trees
Join us on Wednesday, February 24 at 11:00 CDT to learn how to master phylogenetic tree creation and optimization using the latest features and enhancements in MegAlign Pro. See a live demo of multiple alignment of pepper gene sequences and learn what their phylogenetic tree tells us about their domestication in the ancient Americas. All registrants will receive a link to the webinar recording, so be sure to sign up even if you can’t make the live webinar.
Lasergene 17.2.1 is Here!
This patch release, which is now available to download, includes improvements and bug fixes in SeqMan Ultra and SeqBuilder Pro, as well as new functionality in MegAlign Pro and Protean 3D. This version is also compatible with macOS Big Sur. Click the button below to learn more about each of the new features.
SeqMan Ultra Improvements
Are you missing SeqMan Pro? We are pleased to announce that the most popular SeqMan Pro features have been added to SeqMan Ultra in our recent 17.2 and 17.2.1 releases, along with many additional enhancements. Now, SeqMan Ultra does all of your favorite SeqMan Pro workflows, but with a modern, highly intuitive user interface. To see some of these features in action, including easy assembly setup and trace data visualization, visit our workflow page to view video and written tutorials, including step-by-step tutorials for different assembly types.
Q & A with Matt Keyser
Something big happened on Reddit last month. Something that did NOT involve GameStop! DNASTAR Senior Product Manager Matt Keyser took to the Ask Me Anything thread on Reddit to answer questions on many topics, including those related to genomics to his career path in bioinformatics. To find some of the top questions Matt received, check out our latest blog post.
We want to extend a sincere thank you to everyone who took the time to complete our 2021 Customer Experience Survey. The feedback we receive is immensely helpful and used to improve the software to better meet your research needs. The drawing winners for the five $100 Amazon gift cards were:
- Asha R.
- Kun L.
- Hans G.
- Lade S.
- Sabarinath N.
Congratulations! And thank you to everyone who took the survey.