What’s coming in Ensembl release 76

Ensembl 76 is scheduled for release by end of July 2014. Highlights for the coming release include: New human assembly – GRCh38 Complete Ensembl annotation of the new genome GENCODE release 20 will be updated including manual annotation from Havana Continue reading What’s coming in Ensembl release 76

Adding value to the human assembly: manual annotation on human GRCh38 released

Vega update gene

We are pleased to announce the public release of manual annotation on the new human GRCh38 assembly on the Vega website.This release follows on from the publication of a preliminary gene set on Pre! Ensembl and represents one of the Continue reading Adding value to the human assembly: manual annotation on human GRCh38 released

GRC Assembly Workshop at Genome Informatics

The Genome Reference Consortium (GRC) is a collaboration between the EMBL-EBI, NCBI, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, and Genome Institute at Washington University. They are responsible for maintaining the human, mouse and zebrafish reference genome assemblies that you can see in Ensembl, Continue reading GRC Assembly Workshop at Genome Informatics

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!