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The MacVector Team will be at ASM Microbe 2019 in San Francisco.

We’re at ASM Microbe 2019 in San Francisco from Friday 21st June until Sunday 23rd. The show is finally back on the West Coast at the Moscone Convention Center after 6 years on the East Coast and New Orleans. This year the exhibit hall hours are unchanged from last year’s show: Friday, June 21st – […]

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Seasons Greetings from the MacVector Team

Have a great Christmas and here’s to an awesome 2019.. Tweet

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Free MacVector Teaching licenses

Did you know that MacVector, Inc. offers FREE licenses for teaching purposes? If you are in the process of either preparing your lab for the upcoming year, or preparing for the courses you need to teach then don’t forgot that MacVector makes a great teaching tool. We offer free teaching licenses for anyone with an […]

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What can MacVector do for me?

Here’s what MacVector can do for your lab. Comparing sequences Whatever type of alignment your sequence needs, there’s a tool in MacVector. CRISPR Indel Analysis: Identify insertions and deletions following CRISPR editing of a target. Sequence assembly of NGS data against a reference genome or compare your sequencing against your new construct. Translated Multiple Sequence […]

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The MacVector Team are at the ASM2017 in New Orleans (2-5 June).

We’re at ASM Microbe 2017 in New Orleans from Friday until Sunday (2-5 June). The exhibit hall hours are a more respectable 11:30 or 12 until 18:00 now (last year was a quite early 7:30 until the afternoon). We’re on booth #2247. Please do drop by. We’ll be showing our latest release, MacVector 15.5 and […]

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Keep Blast running on MacVector 12.7.5 and earlier versions.

If you are running MacVector 12.7.5 or earlier Blast will stop working for you from the end of this month. The fix for this is below. MacVector makes it easy to run a Blast search from your Desktop, and retrieve the hits directly back into MacVector. MacVector does this by submitting these Blast searches directly […]

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Free teaching licenses!

It’s that time of year when summer is coming to a close and you need to get ready for teaching again! However, to make you feel a little better, did you know that you can get FREE licenses for teaching purposes? MacVector makes a great teaching tool and we offer free teaching licenses for anyone […]

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Online updating with Sparkle

Having to update software is an annoying, but essential, part of modern computing life! All software has bugs that need fixing and good software should add new features as well. We try with MacVector to do both, But that means that from time to time you will need to download and install a new version. […]

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Season’s greetings from the MacVector team

There is no time more fitting to say “Thank You” and to wish you a Happy Holiday Season and a New Year full of health, happiness, and great results from your research. Make sure you put down that pipette and relax , and if you’ve not updated to MacVector 12.7, make sure you take time […]

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MacVector 12.6 and Mountain Lion

The eagerly awaited Mountain Lion was released last week in the App Store. We’ve conducted initial testing with MacVector 12.6 on Mountain Lion. Our testing has found only a single fairly minor issue concerned with installation. So far there are no issues with any day to day functionality. The downloadable disk image does not automatically […]

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