SnapGene molecular biology software allows you to easily plan and simulate your DNA manipulations, visualize ORFs, reading frames, and primer binding sites, automatically record steps in a cloning project, and share annotated sequence files with other researchers.

SnapGene is available to the Washington University community for an annual license price of $100 per computer. The SnapGene license year runs from November to November, with licenses renewing automatically. License costs cannot be prorated.

SnapGene Resources


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For technical issues, please contact Lucas Steinbeck at or Marcy Vana at For billing inquiries, licensing questions, or transfers, email