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The Geneious is an integrated, cross-platform bioinformatics software suite developed by Biomatters for manipulating, finding, sharing, and exploring biological data such as DNA sequences or proteins, phylogenies, 3D structure information and publications. It features sequence alignment and phylogenetic analysis, contig assembly, primer design and restriction analysis, access to the NCBI and UniProt databases, BLAST, protein structure viewing, automated PubMed searching, and more. One of the main advantages is its strong focus on user-friendly interface and ease of use.


Geneious release R7 (version 7.1.5): module geneious-7.1.5

  • Geneious release R7 (version 7.0.3): module geneious-R7
  • a license purchased by CERIT-SC Centre allowing 2 simultaneous runs (available for all the MetaVO users)


Important: When requesting a job that will use the application, do not forget to ask the scheduler for starting the job when an application license is available, i.e., submit the job with e.g. qsub -l select=1:ncpus=X:... -l geneious=1 when requesting a single license to be available.

Load the relevant module and run the Geneious application. The application requires a graphical interface.

$ module add geneious-7.1.5
$ Geneious

Notice: This application use or needs GUI – graphical interface. To use the application in graphical mode see Remote desktop or X-Window.


The Geneious documentation is available on the official producer's webpage

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