News and Developments in the NMPDR

New Developments

We constantly try to improve the software features available in the NMPDR as well as adding new ones. This section will give you information about the latest improvements, newest tools and upcoming advancements.

Title Excerpt Date Type
[[RASTdemonstrationASM][]] Sequence and assemble entire genome Monday, annotate and analyze Tuesday, results presented: Tuesday, May 19 7:30 p.m. Pennsylvania Convention Center Room 202 ...    
No More Viewer Button This version of the NMPDR contains a big change for : the old Viewer button is gone. Instead, you can click directly on the of a to see its Annotation Overview ... 25 Feb 2009 General
New Menu Structure We have reorganized the menus in order to make it easier to find the key pages of the site. The Home menu has links to the front pages of our three database ... 19 Jan 2009 General
December 2008 Updates The December 2008 version of the NMPDR contains several general improvements. The includes more examples and interactive forms. For example, the entry on includes ... 31 Dec 2008 General
Target Searching In NMPDR The NMPDR team has developed a /NmpdrPlugin/search?Class TargetSearch new discovery tool that allows users to identify and characterize and based on various ... 20 Dec 2008 New Feature
Updates in mid-October Several minor changes have been made to the NMPDR as of the October 16 update. We have a new article with tips on how to search for genes by functional role. ... 16 Oct 2008 General
A New Face If you are a returning user you will have probably noticed the brand new interface to the NMPDR. The new menu structure and layout of the pages have been redesigned ... 14 Aug 2008 New Feature

News and Journals

Open access journals of interest to NMPDR users and the Disease Outbreak report from WHO.


Our publications that describe the analysis tools, databases, and annotation philosophy of NMPDR are listed along with a comprehensive list of publications that used our tools or data in their research. Browse the list to see how others have productively made use of our resources to advance their work.

Counts and Statistics

A month-by-month table of statistics about the NMPDR.
Topic revision: r10 - 01 Apr 2009 - 15:18:36 - TWiki Guest
Notice to NMPDR Users - The NMPDR BRC contract has ended and bacterial data from NMPDR has been transferred to PATRIC (, a new consolidated BRC for all NIAID category A-C priority pathogenic bacteria. NMPDR was a collaboration among researchers from the Computation Institute of the University of Chicago, the Fellowship for Interpretation of Genomes (FIG), Argonne National Laboratory, and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois. NMPDR is funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract HHSN266200400042C. Banner images are copyright © Dennis Kunkel.