sort and reduce redundancy in FASTA files

we had a fasta file with unwanted redundancy.

Reads were mapped to a reference and then each match was extracted with an ID and  sequence, to which this ID mapped. This resulted in a redundancy in IDs. Our goal was to get only one ID for each sequence.

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master thesis – publication

The larger project my master’s thesis was a part of has been submitted and can be found in pre-press here: Foerster et al. 2017

I’m very thankful to have been a part of such an interesting project, which provides new insights and knowledge about the use and development of SNP-panels, as well as using this method for genetic wildlife monitoring.

Population Genomics of marine Mammals

Finally, It is happening! I have now a job position as PhD student at the University of Potsdam. It’s all about population genomics of marine mammals. It could not be better ! So in the next three years I will focus myself on the marine mammals and all that comes with population genomics. I’m looking forward to it 🙂