Second update of the Ensembl GRCh37 site

The second update of the GRCh37 archive site has now been released. Some of the data imports and updates for this release include: dbSNP144 human data including data from the Exome Aggregation Consortium (ExAC) Public HGMD data (version 2015.2) Phenotype Continue reading Second update of the Ensembl GRCh37 site

dbSNP 142 and 1000 Genomes Phase 3

dbSNP 142 and 1000 Genomes Phase 3

Boom! Due to a somewhat catastrophic hardware failure during our production cycle for Ensembl release 79, we have only been able to release human dbSNP 142 incorporating 1000 Genomes phase 3 data on our GRCh37-based services (Web: grch37.ensembl.org, REST API: grch37.rest.ensembl.org, Continue reading dbSNP 142 and 1000 Genomes Phase 3

First update of the Ensembl GRCh37 site

Annotation of the recent human assembly, GRCh38, was released in e76 in August 2014. Since then we have been maintaining a dedicated site to the GRCh37 assembly. The reason for updating annotations on the previous human assembly is to support those users Continue reading First update of the Ensembl GRCh37 site

New Ensembl Pre! sites

New Ensembl Pre! sites

The Ensembl Pre! site has been updated for four species: zebrafish (Danio rerio), rat (Rattus norvegicus), sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) and fugu (Takifugu rubripes). Sperm whale is a new species to Ensembl. Our main site already displays earlier assemblies for fugu, zebrafish Continue reading New Ensembl Pre! sites

Extra extra extra: Ensembl workshop at the ‘Rat Genomics and models’ conference!

Extra extra extra: Ensembl workshop at the ‘Rat Genomics and models’ conference!

Are you a rat person, i.e. do you work on rat? Are you joining the 9th Rat Genomics and Models conference in December? Could you spare another day after the meeting before heading back home? If so, this post is for Continue reading Extra extra extra: Ensembl workshop at the ‘Rat Genomics and models’ conference!