Ensembl 85 has been released!

Ensembl 85 has been released!

What’s New in e85: 30 new human epigenomes from the Roadmap Epigenomics Project Human and mouse: Updated GENCODE set; including manually annotated HAVANA annotation, and all CCDS genes  Imported symbol names from the Vertebrate Gene Nomenclature Committee (VGNC) for Chimpanzee Improved Continue reading Ensembl 85 has been released!

Finding HapMap Variation Data in Ensembl

Finding HapMap Variation Data in Ensembl

Continued HapMap variation data access through Ensembl NCBI have recently released plans to immediately retire their HapMap interface, however, data from the HapMap Project will continue to be freely accessible through Ensembl. There is lots of help and documentation as well as video tutorials to help Continue reading Finding HapMap Variation Data in Ensembl

DNA day and Malaria day: a story of scientific endeavour

DNA day and Malaria day: a story of scientific endeavour

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

Ensembl Genomes 31 has been released!

Ensembl Genomes 31 has been released!

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!

Ensembl 84 has been released!

Ensembl 84 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!

Sharing feature on the new mobile site (m.ensembl.org)

Sharing feature on the new mobile site (m.ensembl.org)

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)