Welcome to NaS !

NaS is a hybrid approach developped to take advantage of data generated using MinION device. We combine Illumina and Oxford Nanopore technologies to produce NaS (Nanopore Synthetic-long) reads of up to 60 kb that align with no error to the reference genome and spanned repetitive regions.

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   Please download the BMC Bioinformatics 2015 article or our AGBT poster to learn more about NaS.

NaS v2 is out, this latest release has several improvments (like sensitivity in read recruitement and post-assembly steps). Use the download link to get the software bundle, which includes installation and usage instructions.

Here is a video presentation at London calling (May 2015)

    Follow this link to download the software from our GitHub.

  We also provide a DockerHub for NaS.

All datasets and assemblies presented in the article can be downloaded.

The bulk of the software is written in Perl, so it should run fine on most machines. If you do run into trouble however, use the address below to contact the developers.

   Contact : nas [at] genoscope [.] cns [.] fr

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