The Institute for Genomic Research founded in 1992 by Craig Venter in Rockville, Maryland, United States.
TIGR is now a part of J. Craig Venter Institute JCVI.
TIGR is a sequence assembly tool to build consensus sequence from short sequence fragments.
TIGR literature can be found here.
TIGR_Assembler_v2 has been installed in “/campusdata/BME235/programs/TIGR/” from the link.