Pre! site for the new human assembly (GRCh38) is live!

Pre! site for the new human assembly (GRCh38) is live!

We’re excited to announce that the initial annotation of the new human assembly, GRCh38, is now live on the Ensembl Pre! site. A new human assembly is always an exciting (and scary) prospect for both Ensembl and the greater scientific Continue reading Pre! site for the new human assembly (GRCh38) is live!

Automatic gene annotation workshop in Cold Spring Harbor, 29-30th October

Ensembl is holding a workshop titled, ‘Introduction to automatic gene annotation’ aimed at developers. The workshop runs on 29-30th of October 2013 at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York. Registration for this workshop is free, but participants will need to Continue reading Automatic gene annotation workshop in Cold Spring Harbor, 29-30th October

New Pre! sites for olive baboon, sheep and common shrew

New Pre! sites have been released for three species: common shrew (Sorex araneus), olive baboon (Papio anubis) and sheep (Ovis aries). The common shrew assembly SorAra2.0 (GCA_000181275.2) was submitted by the Broad Institute. It consists of 12,845 unplaced scaffolds comprised Continue reading New Pre! sites for olive baboon, sheep and common shrew