VGA specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_28325
Name VGA
Alternative name Viral Genome Assembler
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data Some paired-end reads.
Input format BAM
Output data Some assembled viral genome sequences.
Output format TXT
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages C, Python
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Serghei Mangul

Publication for Viral Genome Assembler

VGA institution(s)
Computer Science Department, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Department of Computer Science, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA; Department of Human Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
VGA funding source(s)
Supported by National Science Foundation grants 0513612, 0731455, 0729049, 0916676, 1065276, 1302448 and 1320589, and National Institutes of Health grants K25-HL080079, U01-DA024417, P01- HL30568, P01-HL28481, R01-GM083198, R01-MH101782 and R01- ES022282; in part by Institute for Quantitative & Computational Biosciences Fellowship, UCLA; Molecular Biology Whitcome PreDoctoral Fellowship, UCLA; Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grant no. 201167016-30331 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture and NSF award IIS-0916401 and partially by Second Century Initiative, Georgia State University.

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