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MOSAIC is a modular analysis toolbox to decode multi-state nanopore data. MOSAIC leverages the underlying physics of the system to considerably increase the information retrieved from experimental data.


Intuitive Graphical Interface

MOSAIC's GUI greatly simplifies analyzing data from single molecule nanopore experiments. The GUI provides easy access to most common algorithms and data types. It is a powerful new way to visualize your raw data and verify your analysis.

mosaic gui

Powerful Scripting

MOSAIC can be scripted to run multiple analyses in batch mode. Leveraging the power of Python, MOSAIC can also be integrated into custom scripts and workflows.

mosaic scripting

Easily Extensible

MOSAIC leverages object oriented design and is modular. If the functionality you want is not available out of the box, it can be added with little effort.

mosaic object oriented design

Fits Your Existing Workflow

Use Mathematica, or MATLAB, or IGOR? MOSAIC can be integrated into your existing analysis workflow.

mosaic workflow

Terms Of Use

This software was developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology by employees of the Federal Government in the course of their official duties. Pursuant to title 17 Section 105 of the United States Code this software is not subject to copyright protection and is in the public domain. Each of these packages is an experimental system. NIST assumes no responsibility whatsoever for its use by other parties, and makes no guarantees, expressed or implied, about its quality, reliability, or any other characteristic. This software can be redistributed and/or modified freely provided that any derivative works bear some notice that they are derived from it, and any modified versions bear some notice that they have been modified.


Certain commercial firms and trade names are identified in this document in order to specify the installation and usage procedures adequately. Such identification is not intended to imply recommendation or endorsement by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, nor is it intended to imply that related products are necessarily the best available for the purpose.

Created January 8, 2015, Updated November 15, 2019