A mysteriously common debilitating genetic disorder. A deadly tropical disease. One of my favourite stories in the history of genetics weaves together these two elements – it’s a good one and it always deserves a re-telling – that of malaria and sickle cell Continue reading DNA day and Malaria day: a story of scientific endeavour
We have scheduled the next releases of Ensembl (Release 85) and Ensembl Genomes (Release 32) for July 2016. Details of the declared intentions will be announced nearer the time. Please contact the helpdesk if you have any questions or feedback.
What’s new in Ensembl Genomes 31? There are legs and tentacles everywhere in this release of Ensembl Metazoa, as ten new species scuttle, swim and slither into our databases. From the Antarctic midge to the California two-spot octopus, the new species illustrate the diversity of Continue reading Ensembl Genomes 31 has been released!
What’s new in e84: Human: Incorporation of BLUEPRINT Epigenome data and methylation data Pairwise Linkage Disequilibrium (LD) calculation on LD variant page Track hub registry interface Transcript haplotype view Incorporation of BLUEPRINT Epigenome data BLUEPRINT is a large scale research Continue reading Ensembl 84 has been released!
Do you want to learn more about the Ensembl browser? Are you unable to host or attend an in-person Ensembl workshop? Do you still want to learn in real-time with instructors on hand to help you out? The new Ensembl online Continue reading Learn about Ensembl – online, live and free
We released the new Ensembl mobile site in release 82 and it’s already being used by our communities. m.ensembl.org has a slim-line functionality, designed to be a quick reference tool for genes, variants and associated phenotypes. We hope you will find Continue reading Sharing feature on the new mobile site (m.ensembl.org)
Ensembl 84 is scheduled for March 2016 and includes: Updated gene sets and annotations Human: Incorporation of Blueprint epigenome data and methylation data Mouse: update to GENCODE M9 annotation Zebrafish: updated gene set, including manually annotated HAVANA annotation and RNAseq data update Continue reading What’s coming in Ensembl release 84
What is new? Molecular and biological information from PHI-base (version 4.0) for thousands of genes in Protists, Bacteria and Fungi that are involved in pathogen-host interactions Small non-coding RNA genes in the diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum (Rogato et al. 2014) Software update: version 83 of the Ensembl Continue reading Ensembl Genomes release 30 is out!
Would you like to include images from Ensembl during a presentation or in your paper or poster? We are happy to announce that a new image export option is available in Ensembl 83, which optimises colour and contrast settings for Continue reading New image export option in Ensembl
What’s new in e83: Human: gene set updated to GENCODE 24, and new assembly patches (GRCh38.p5) Manhattan plot track for LD Advanced Filtering and Counts on Variant table Minor allele frequency (MAF) filter on sequence mark-up views Human gene set Continue reading Ensembl 83 has been released!