November 25, 2022

GeneCut web-service is launched for gene assembly and molecular cloning

We are glad to announce that GeneCut software has become available to everyone as a web service. It is aimed for in silico experiments on gene assembly (already in action)  and molecular cloning (under development). The program was developed in partnership with scientists from the ICBFM SB RAS. GeneCut allows you to split nucleotide sequences
October 31, 2022

UGENE increases functionality and popularity

  Our company launched the first release of Unipro UGENE open source bioinformatics platform in 2008. For more than 14 years, the number of releases is approaching fifty. Functionality options have grown many times over, and the number of users is in the tens of thousands on all continents. So, in the current October, the
July 19, 2022

GeneCut software presented on BGRS/SB-2022

On the first week of July, 13th International Multiconference on “Bioinformatics of Genome Regulation and Structure / Systems Biology” – BGRS/SB-2022 was held in Novosibirsk. UNIPRO bioinformatics team has been participating in this conference since 2006, talking about their achievements in the development of science-intensive software, often in co-authorship with partner scientists. This year our
October 15, 2021

GeneCut software on OpenBio 2021

On 5-8 October in the science city Koltsovo near Novosibirsk, the eighth international forum OpenBio was held, dedicated to life sciences – from basic scientific research to industrial application of biotechnology and the protection of intellectual property. Our company has been engaged in bioinformatics for 18 years and took part in OpenBio forum several times
August 26, 2021

UGENE for youth School of Synthetic Biology at NSU

At the end of August, NSU gathered biology and medical  tudents from all over Russia to teach genetic engineering skills within the NTI profile. Young researchers learn how to conduct complex wet experiments in the laboratory and process biological data on desktop. Our bioinformatics package UGENE helps them to implement computing tasks. Today, representatives of
June 10, 2021

Russia in Global Skills Report

Coursera’s third annual Global Skills Report, ranking the state of skills globally, shows this year Russia maintaining its position in Top -10 countries. Though having dropped the leadership in data science and technology, Russian specialists demonstrate exceptionally high results in the field of computer programming (100% proficiency in skills), working with databases (98%) and web
May 12, 2021

UGENE helps Olympiads on genome editing

Track on genome editing is successfully going on almost three years within the Olympiads of NTI. School and university students are acquainting with new methods of engineering biology – from planning molecular biological experiments to their «wet» implementation. Bioinformatics analysis of genetic sequences is an important component of teams’ work at all stages of the
December 24, 2020

On the threshold of the new year 2021

We wish each of you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! The outgoing 2020 has been a trying covid-stressed year for everyone in the world. We all met a lot of challenges and became stronger. Life is going further and all of us are transforming permanently to fit its demands. Unipro wish to its
August 20, 2020

Bioinformatics against viruses on the example of SARS-CoV-2

At the end of July 2020, group of American scientists published the article  on the development of new computational bioinformatics workflow that helps to identify therapeutic or vaccine targets against dangerous viruses. They demonstrated the example on the coronavirus SARS CoV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19, explaining all the steps of the workflow. The authors
June 25, 2020

UGENE for teaching in genetic engineering

The cool project “Genetic Engineering at School”, inspired and materialized by biologists and bio-entrepreneurs from Novosibirsk Academgorodok, has recently prepared a series of webinars for Russian school folks and teachers. Using accessible language, a lot of visual images, photos and videos, experts share their skills how to construct artificial bacteria: what enzymes to find for
June 10, 2020

OpenMeetings is demanded more

Apache OpenMeetings web-conferencing solution has become more in demand due to global quarantine. In the past three months, the number of requests to our commercial support service has more than doubled. We are ready to communicate with everyone and find acceptable help options from our team. OpenMeetings public demo server  is open for anybody to
April 23, 2020


Bio-med experts all over the world continue to strive towards optimal treatment and new vaccines to tackle COVID-19. We also feel involved in this work, as scientific articles appear where Unipro UGENE is used for research related to the development of potential vaccines against SARS-CoV-2. But this is a difficult matter. «Vaccine development may not
February 28, 2020

Genome editing in NSU with UGENE

The National Technological Initiative (NTI) Kruzhok movement regularly holds competitions in genome editing among young people. This time such an Olympiad, held at the NSU site, gathered students of different courses, who solved real problems of synthetic biology, using modern databases, understanding the intricacies of biological processes and working with bioinformatics data. We are pleased
August 26, 2019

UGENE on VEME 2019 international workshop

In early August, our UGENE team took part in the annual international virology and epidemiology workshop VEME 2019 in Hong Kong. It’s the fourth year for our bioinformatics programmers to teach young biologists at this event how to effectively solve the problems in their research using methods and tools built into Unipro UGENE open bioinformatics
June 19, 2019

UGENE’s 11th anniversary

Our favorite “bioinformatics child” entered adolescence by human standards. But according to IT industry standards, this is already a mature product. During 11 years Unipro UGENE has become distinctly recognizable, gained definite market portion and wide range of users. The project is been actively developed in two directions : 1) deepening  of already covered bioinformatics
April 25, 2019

OpenMeetings is moved to WebRTC

At the beginning of April, Unipro team released new 5.0.0-M1 version of OpenMeetings web-conferencing system  with a long-awaited support of WebRTC technology. Our movement towards this technology stack started several years ago. And finally, the whole media functionality, namely audio/video transmitting and screen sharing, has been transferred to WebRTC, which ensures data streaming between browsers.
April 5, 2019

NSU Career Day 2019

It’s our first experience of attending the annual Career Day in Novosibirsk State University. We’ve got used to the fact that concerned students find us themselves, through word of mouth, or information from the NSU faculty departments, and then the most interested of them get on an internship with a subsequent diploma work. This year
December 14, 2018

Unipro 25th anniversary

Our company steps to the next 25-year period, reviewing the important milestones through its history and clarifying the direction forward. We survived a lot – with the country and Akademgorodok, employees and customers. Sun Microsystems, our first long-term customer, disappeared in 2010 absorbed by Oracle. In 2004, thanks to the activity and competencies of Unipro,
November 21, 2018

Relocation to new office building

Unipro has changed its` headquarter to new building on Nikolaeva 11/5 in the midst of Academpark, in close vicinity to the famous “geese” towers. Now we have our own 7th floor, interesting surrounding views, tight connection to local hi-tech community and several catering points. Our business area has increased, technical conditions have improved, so that
August 23, 2018

New UGENE workflows for metagenomics presented at BGRS’2018

UGENE team is a regular participant of BGRS conference at Novosibirsk. This time new workflows for effective classification of metagenomics whole-genome NGS data were highlighted in presentation of Unipro engineer Dmitry Sukhomlinov. Several instruments and relevant databases were integrated into UGENE software upon collaboration with VIROGENESIS project. This resulted in new computational infrastructure for the
June 5, 2018


The collaboration between UGENE team and VIROGENESIS project is successfully ongoing since the mid of 2017. The first stage resulted in the development of several tools and workflows embedded in UGENE bioinformatics software, under the lead of University of Florida and Emweb company, consortium participants. UGENE provides user-friendly software platform for new bioinformatics instruments, which
May 3, 2018

UGENE helps bioinformatics activities at NSU

Last day of April 2018 Novosibirsk state university (NSU) held young scientists school on bioinformatics, where Unipro engineers participated with educational workshop, which helped to get basic skills on how to perform the most common genomics tasks in UGENE. That is sequence annotations, functional elements search, sequence alignment, etc. Subsequent second Hackathon on bioinformatics LifeCode
April 13, 2018

OpenMeetings at SIIS’2018

This year 10th anniversary IT forum SIIS attracted hundreds of specialists from companies, universities, government agencies to discuss global, national and local trends in IT. Smart cities technologies, digital transformation of energetics and training for digital economy were tracked on special workshops. «Made in Siberia» one-day conference provided its site to Siberian companies to demonstrate
November 15, 2017

OpenMeetings 10th annivarsary

This year open source web conferencing system OpenMeetings has 10th anniversary. Its functional list is competitive with that of commercial systems up to 100 users. Taking origin in Germany project got a quick progress through implementation to a number of German universities to support the education process. In 2009 the project became open source, which
April 25, 2017

Unipro presents system programming achievements

In the midst of April 9-th  Simposium on Industry of Information Systems (SIIS) was held in Novosibirsk Academpark. Vast areas diversity attracted about one thousand visitors. Data managament, cyber security, systems for critical centers, smart city management, import substitution for government – this is a part of themes discussed. Unipro engineers demonstrated their recent advances