VisSR Tutorial

Welcome to the VisSR tutorial

(This tutorial applies to all versions of the workbench.)

If you wish to complete the tutorial yourself, please download the files found here and follow the video tutorial.

Alternatively just watch the video below to get an idea of how to use the sRNA Workbench to visualise and browse genome data and to view alignments of sRNAs or GFF annotation files.

Visualisation of sRNA data

Data used in the tutorial:

Genome file:
(found in the TutorialData download in: TutorialData/FASTA/GENEOME)

GFF file:
(found in the TutorialData download in: TutorialData/GFF)

Aligned sRNA:
(found in the TutorialData download in: TutorialData/ALIGNED)

Download Video:
Closed Format: “MP4”
Open Format: “OGG”

  • The sRNA Workbench

    Hi Anita,

    This feature is available now! If you download the latest version, Information here:

    The option to modify VisSR’s colour settings can be found in the top menu.

    Let me know if this is meets you needs or if there is any further functions you would be interested in.


  • The sRNA Workbench

    Hi Anita,

    Sorry for the delay in response to this, I have been away on holiday last week.

    Apologies this is not possible at the moment as I have not implemented the ability. Would this be a feature you would like to have added?


A suite of tools for analysing micro RNA and other small RNA data from High-Throughput Sequencing devices