Download copies of User Guides, Data Sheets, and Posters that we have presented.

User DocumentS

Download the user guides and quick start guides that will help you get the most out of using Spiral Genetics' products.

Data Sheets & White Papers

Download data sheets that explain the technology behind Spiral Genetics' products and their benefits.

PosterS & Presentations

Download posters about Spiral's technology presented at scientific and technical conferences.

User Documentation


BioGraph V4 User Guide

BioGraph V4 is accessed via a DNAnexus app. High-level documentation is provided within the app. This User Guide provides detailed information on BioGraph, its commands, and their advanced options. The current version of the software is v4.0.1, released October 2018, and this version of the documentation was released December 2018.

BioGraph V4 QuickStart

Getting started with v4 of BioGraph and the BGTools utilities.  The current version of the software is v4.0.1, released October 2018, and this version of the documentation was released December 2018.

ReQuirements for Installing and Using BioGraph

Lists the memory, storage, and operating system requirements for using BioGraph Technology.

SpEC User Instructions

Describes how to install and run SpEC (Spiral Encrypted Compression) Version 1.3.1.


Data Sheets

What is the BioGraph Format?

Learn about Spiral Genetics' BioGraph technology.  Three pages, including performance metrics.

An Introduction to the BioGraph Format

A more detailed exploration of the current challenges faced by NGS researchers and the solutions that BioGraph technology offers.  Also includes performance metrics.






The BioGraph Format - The Potential to Unify the World's Genomic Data

A short exploration of how BioGraph enables data sharing and making the best use of data already collected.


Spiral Sequencing Analysis Engine White Paper
A Detailed Explanation

This White Paper describes current challenges to the promise of high-throughput sequencing and population scale cohort analysis, and shows how the Spiral Sequencing Analysis Engine and BioGraph address these issues to enable accurate characterization of structural variation and analyses on large cohorts using minimal compute and minimal human resources.

Posters and Presentations

Poster at AGBT 2016

Poster on the BioGraph format, presented by Spiral Genetics at AGBT in 2016.  Note that the data points have since been updated to reflect improvements in the BioGraph technology.

Presentation at HUGO 2016

Presentation made together with Baylor's Human Genome Sequencing Center at the HUGO meeting in Houston 2016.


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