Getting to know us: Bronwen, Vertebrate Annotation team leader

Getting to know us: Bronwen, Vertebrate Annotation team leader

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

GFF3 and Sequence Ontology terms

GFF3 and Sequence Ontology terms

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

Ensembl Genomes 36 is now live

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

What’s coming in Ensembl release 90

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