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Anvi’o in a nutshell

Anvi’o is an open-source, community-driven analysis and visualization platform for ‘omics data.

It brings together many aspects of today’s cutting-edge genomic, metagenomic, metatranscriptomic, pangenomic, and phylogenomic analysis practices to address a wide array of needs.

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Find latest anvi’o releases here.


See the “tutorials” pull-down menu to learn what you can do with anvi’o.


See all programs in anvi’o here: http://merenlab.org/software/anvio/vignette/

Others on anvi’o

Visit this post to read user testimonials, or share your anvi’o experience with others.


Eren AM, Esen ÖC, Quince C, Vineis JH, Morrison HG, Sogin ML, Delmont TO. (2015) Anvi’o: an advanced analysis and visualization platform for ‘omics data. PeerJ 3:e1319

Please consider also citing the following paper if you are using the pangenomics / metapangenomics workflow:

Delmont TO and Eren AM. (2018) Linking pangenomes and metagenomes: the Prochlorococcus metapangenome. PeerJ 6:e4320


Full list of authors and contributors can be found here.

All posts anvi’o

Microbial 'Omics Workshop (Sun, Sep 09, 2018)

A light introduction to questions of microbial ecology and microbial omics through the story of crassphage

Installing anvi'o (Sun, Jun 26, 2016)

Instructions to install the v2 branch of the platform.

Binning without mapping (Mon, Jun 06, 2016)

So you have an assembly, or a draft genome, or a MAG, but no metagenomic short reads? That's OK.