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HFV Ebola sequence database


Phylogenetic Placement Service

Purpose: To help decide whether a sequence belongs to a known or new clade, this service reports phylogenetic relatedness of a query sequence with reference sequences in known clades. The query sequence is automatically aligned with reference sequences before analysis.


  1. Enter a sequence, in any standard format.
    • Copy and paste your sequence into the text box,
    • Use the "Choose File" button to select a sequence file to upload from your computer.
  2. Choose Genus.
  3. Choose between analysis methods:
    • Pairwise Distances summarizes the distribution of uncorrected pairwise distances for query and reference sequences.
    • Branching Index computes a profile of phylogenetic relatedness with known subtypes from overlapping windows over the length of your sequence.
  4. Click on the "Submit" button to start the analysis.

Please consult the documentation for methodological details.

Paste your input here:
[Sample Input]
or upload alignment file
Analysis Method Pairwise Distances
Branching Index

Questions or comments? Contact us at hfv-info@lanl.gov