Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

Microbial Genome Project List Available at GenBank


BETHESDA, Md.--The National Center for Biotechnology Information at the National Library of Medicine here has made available a list of completed and ongoing microbial genome sequencing projects. The list, available from the GenBank Genome Division at, includes 17 genomes already present in public databases, 6 genomes with annotation in progress, 12 completely sequenced but unassembled genomes, and 20 genomes with sequencing in progress. The page includes links to microbial sequencing projects maintained by the Institute for Genomic Research, Infobiogen, Nikos Kyrpides, and Terry Gaaster-land, as well as links to lists of projects at the Sanger Centre and those funded by the US Department of Energy.

Filed under

The Scan

Gone, But Now Reconstructed SARS-CoV-2 Genomes

In a preprint, a researcher describes his recovery of viral sequences that had been removed from a common database.

Rare Heart Inflammation Warning

The Food and Drug Administration is adding a warning about links between a rare inflammatory heart condition and two SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, Reuters reports.

Sandwich Sampling

The New York Times sent tuna sandwiches for PCR analysis.

Nature Papers Describe Gut Viruses, New Format for Storing Quantitative Genomic Data, More

In Nature this week: catalog of DNA viruses of the human gut microbiome, new dense depth data dump format to store quantitative genomic data, and more.