Ensembl Variation recently incorporated the latest versions of the dbSNP and 1000 Genomes datasets. While we are able to import all of the variant loci from phase 3 of the 1000 Genomes project, the vast amount of genotype data (2500 Continue reading 1000 Genomes phase 3 frequencies, genotypes and LD data
You may have noticed our beta REST server has been retired. We have replaced it with our new service, http://rest.ensembl.org, and have a handy migration guide to help you update existing scripts. Details about the new server can be found in the article published Continue reading Goodbye REST. Hello REST.
If you are working on large sets of genomic data or carrying out detailed and complex bioinformatic analyses, keep on reading. Do any of the following thoughts ring a bell for you? I’d love to fetch protein coding genes from Continue reading ‘Can I host an Ensembl API workshop’? Yes, you can!
Following on from previous installation guides, here we walk the seldom-trodden path to a Windows development environment for Ensembl. Linux and Mac OS users are well served by our Installation and Mac guides, so… How do I install the Ensembl Continue reading Ensembl API on Windows
Today I am happy to announce Ensembl’s migration away from CVS as our primary version control system (VCS) to Git. This migration sees the end of nearly a year’s worth of work to ensure that our Git repositories provide the Continue reading Ensembl has Migrated to Git
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!
Over the past few months a number of users have asked us how to install Ensembl and its dependencies on OSX. Over the past 4 years I have had to do this quite a number of times and thought it Continue reading Installing Perl, DBD::mysql and Ensembl on OSX
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
Are the Ensembl databases and API a core part of your research? Did you develop tools and scripts to get exactly what you need from these resources? Why not share them with the community? Ensembl are pleased to announce e!code, Continue reading Announcing Ensembl e!code
In May the Ensembl team will again provide a 3-day Ensembl Perl API workshop on the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus in Hinxton, United Kingdom. Although this workshop is primarily meant for campus employees, external participants are also more than welcome Continue reading 3-day Ensembl API workshop, 22-24 May 2013, Hinxton, UK