Toolset for SV simulation, comparison and filtering
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Latest commit c4df8c2 Feb 22, 2017 fritzsedlazeck Resolved bug in eval: Unkown type


SURVIVOR is a tool set for simulating/evaluating SVs, merging and comparing SVs within and among samples, and includes various methods to reformat or summarize SVs.

Please see our github wiki for more information ( )


If you use it in your study please cite:

Transient structural variations have strong effects on quantitative traits and reproductive isolation in fission yeast.
Jeffares, Daniel C; Jolly, Clemency; Hoti, Mimoza; Speed, Doug; Shaw, Liam; Rallis, Charalampos; Balloux, Francois; Dessimoz, Christophe; Bähler, Jürg; Sedlazeck, Fritz J.
Nature communications, Vol. 8, 14061, 24.01.2017, p. 1-11. DOI:10.1038/NCOMMS14061


Download SURVIVOR:

git clone



to see the individual parameters for each option.

choose the ID from these options:

Possible options
1: Simulate SV on genome
2: Simulate PacBio reads
3: Evaluate SV calling
4: Merge SV calls (vcf) 
5: Merge + Consensus call from different callers/vcf files
6: Extract genes influenced by SVs
7: Filter and convert SV calls from Delly
8: Filter and convert SV calls from Lumpy
9: Filter and convert SV calls from Pindel
10: Convert SV calls from PBHoney (tails)
11: Convert SV calls from Assemblytics
12: Summarize MQ 0 coverage to bed file
13: Summarize SVs events in VCF file


If you have questions or encounter a problem please contact: