The Sanger datacentre, which hosts most Ensembl resources in the UK, will be shutting down from the afternoon (BST) of Friday 26th August until the afternoon of Tuesday 30th August 2016 for essential maintenance. This will impact Ensembl services and Continue reading Ensembl datacentre shut-down
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
My recent trip to Malawi as part of a Wellcome Trust Open Door Workshop has really reminded me how privileged I really am. I’m an Outreach Officer, which means that I have the privilege to travel out to institutes around Continue reading Our privilege to work for Ensembl
Do you have an Ensembl account? If not, why not? Maybe you think you have to pay for it. Maybe you think you’ll be joining up to a mailing list that will spam you relentlessly. Maybe you didn’t know we Continue reading Ensembl Accounts: they’re free… are they for me?
Working as an Outreach Officer for Ensembl means lots of exciting adventures around the world to teach Ensembl to local scientists. Last month I was privileged to be able to travel to South Korea to give an ENCODE workshop with Bob Continue reading A Korean ENCODE adventure
We’re pleased to announce the launch of our new online API course. Take it for free on EBI’s Train Online platform. This course provides an introduction to the Ensembl API and how to use it to explore Ensembl gene, sequence, Continue reading Take our API course … Online!
Ensembl will be at the ASHG meeting in Boston this year. Look out for Paul Flicek (head of EBI Vertebrate Genomics, including Ensembl) and Emily Pritchard (Ensembl Outreach Officer) at the conference. We’ll be holding a 90 min workshop entitled Ensembl Highlights Interactive Continue reading Ensembl at #ASHG2013
I’ve been working for EMBL, the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, for around nine months now, and only last week did I really start to understand the organisation that I’m part of. Like two-thirds of the Ensembl team, I work at the Continue reading An EMBL family
As an Ensembl Outreach Officer I get asked a lot of questions. Mostly questions about our data and interfaces but occasionally, just occasionally, something a bit more blue sky. A couple of weeks ago I was teaching an Ensembl Browser Continue reading Open source and open access
Due to some last minute cancellations, we have spaces on our Ensembl API course in Cambridge, tomorrow (3rd April) until Friday (5th April). If you’re in Cambridge, know Perl and would like to learn about using the Ensembl Perl API, Continue reading API course tomorrow