Ensembl gene annotation workshop

Ensembl gene annotation workshop

Do you want to annotate genes and transcripts of your favourite genome? Will you be in Cambridge (UK) for the Genome Informatics 2014 meeting? Have you worked with the Unix command line? If your answer is yes to any of Continue reading

Ensembl Genomes release 22 is out!

Ensembl Genomes release 22 is out!

We have just released the latest update of Ensembl Genomes. The highlights of this release are: New genomes Ensembl Plants Amborella trichopoda Prunus persica (peach) Oryza (rice) genomes O. barthii O. glumaepatula O. meridionalis O. nivara O. punctate Ensembl Protists Bigelowiella natans Continue reading

LRG records in Ensembl: stable annotation of human genes

LRG records in Ensembl: stable annotation of human genes

Why did my gene change? As a member of the Ensembl Outreach team, who is actively involved with training and user support, I often have to answer the question, “Why did the annotation of my favourite gene change?” There are Continue reading

Ensembl workshop at the Avian Model Systems meeting

Ensembl workshop at the Avian Model Systems meeting

The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory will be hosting a winter conference on Avian Model Systems in March this year, and the abstract deadline is fast approaching. Prior to the meeting, the EMBL-EBI and the WTSI will run a two-day workshop Continue reading

Ensembl Genomes release 21 is out!

We have just released the latest update of Ensembl Genomes. This release contains the chromosome survey sequence for bread wheat cv Chinese Spring, generated by the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium. More than 100,000 protein-coding genes predicted by MIPS  are now available for Continue reading

Cancer Researchers bring Ensembl to London

Cancer Researchers bring Ensembl to London

Monday morning in London: hustle and bustle of the start of the working week. Packed trains and tube. Huge crowds on their customary way to work. I too (armed with my laptop, a course booklet and a pen) was on my way Continue reading

Ensembl is the place!

May was a very busy month for Ensembl Outreach. Besides our customary user support activities, in 14 days, I crisscrossed the east coast of the US, attended the Biology of Genomes conference at CSHL and gave six Ensembl browser workshops at NIH-NHGRI, NIH-NIEHS and UNC-Chapel Continue reading