This month we’re meeting Bronwen Aken who heads up our Vertebrate Annotation team. What is your job in Ensembl? I’m the Vertebrate Annotation Team Leader at EMBL-EBI. My team comprises Ensembl Compara and Ensembl Genebuild. We create comprehensive, up-to-date gene Continue reading Getting to know us: Bronwen, Vertebrate Annotation team leader
Since release 81, Ensembl has provided the gene annotations in GFF3 files alongside the already existing GTF ones. While GTF uses its own controlled vocabulary to classify features, GFF3 takes advantage of sequence ontology. In the initial release, we attempted Continue reading GFF3 and Sequence Ontology terms
We are pleased to announce that Ensembl Genomes 36 has now been released, which includes new and updated genome assemblies and gene annotation as well as updated variation data and comparative genomics analyses. Find out more below: Ensembl Bacteria includes an additional 142 Continue reading Ensembl Genomes 36 is now live
Ensembl 90 is scheduled for July 2017 and it’s set to be our biggest release ever in terms of new genome annotation. Here’s what you can look forward to: New assemblies, gene sets and annotations Annotation of 15 rodent genomes, including three updates Continue reading What’s coming in Ensembl release 90
Ensembl transcripts have two identifiers, the versioned ENST, which is stable through time and can be tracked from release to release, and a separate identifier that incorporates a gene symbol. The latter have changed in e!89; read on for more Continue reading A tweak to Ensembl transcript IDs
Ensembl 89 is now live. Read on to find out about the new features and data in this release.
Ensembl will be at two conferences in late May: ESHG in Copenhagen and PAG Asia in Seoul. If you’re at PAG Asia, we hope to see you at our workshop and the poster sessions!
We’re really excited to be a part of the ESHG conference again, this time in Copenhagen from the 27th-30th May. We can’t wait to see all the great science that’s going to be presented, but here’s a guide to the talks, workshops Continue reading What we’re up to at ESHG 2017
This is the second instalment of our monthly posts introducing a member of the Ensembl team, and what they do in Ensembl. This time, it’s Will McLaren who works in the Variation team. What is your job in Ensembl? I’m the principal developer in Continue reading Getting to know us: Will from Variation