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Working from home and Roaming Network licenses

The pandemic brought a sudden change to usual working routines and it is probable that home working will remain part of the working week for some time to come. Most scientific research needs physical lab time, but that’s just “pipetting”! The real science also happens when you think.. and that can be done easily at […]

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Working from home with MacVector during the COVID-19 pandemic

A lot of MacVector users are now at home getting used to a new way of working. The MacVector team are distributed throughout the US and Europe and we are used to remote working. However, for those new to working from home, it’s a LOT different to working back in the lab with your colleagues! […]

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Migrating your Vector NTI sequence database to MacVector.

ThermoFisher (owners of Invitrogen) have announced that Vector NTI Express is nearing the end of its life and Vector NTI Advanced was terminated quite some time ago. If you are looking for an easy to use sequence analysis application, then look for a reliable and trusted application. MacVector is easy to use, has a comprehensive […]

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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..

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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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