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You are now viewing the homepage of PIT Bioinformatics Group. We are a bioinformatics research group, established in 2005, in the Institute of Mathematics of the Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary. We solve problems arising in life sciences by mathematical and informatical means.

During the past years we have developed several online tools for bioinformatics research. These useful pieces of software, which run on our high-performance server computers, are available on the online tools page or in the sidebar in the right.

Latest news

Interview on Hungarian Television on March 10, 2016

In its prime morning show "Ma Reggel", Hungarian Televison Channel 1 (M1) aired an interview with Balázs Szalkai and Vince Grolmusz on their publication Nucleotide 9-mers Characterize the Type II Diabetic Gut Metagenome published in Genomics:


Interview on Radio Q on February 7, 2016

Radio Q (Budapest, 99.5 MHz) aired an interview with Prof. Grolmusz on the sex differencies of the connectomes (in Hungarian):

New publication: Evaluating the Quantitative Capabilities of Metagenomic Analysis Software

  • Csaba Kerepesi, Vince Grolmusz: Evaluating the Quantitative Capabilities of Metagenomic Analysis Software, Current Microbiology, First online: 30 January 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00284-016-0991-2 [impact factor: 1.423]

  • Hungarian Neuroscience Doctoral Conference (HuNDoC)

    We participated in the Hungarian Neuroscience Doctoral Conference (HuNDoC), Budapest, Hungary (20 January 2016). Photos are available at the Gallery.

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    Interview about Giant Viruses on Radio magazine "Szonda" MR1 Kossuth Radio (in Hungarian)

    Vince Grolmusz and Csaba Kerepesi talked about Giant Viruses on Radio magazine "Szonda" MR1 Kossuth Radio (January 10, 2016):

    A new metagenomic analysis tool developed by our group: The Giant Virus Finder

    The Giant Virus Finder is a software package for finding giant viruses in metagenomes.

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