I am writing in my capacity as leader of the Ensembl project based at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) based near Cambridge, England. Ensembl is one of the world’s leading sources of genome information and a Continue reading Response to Proposed Update to the NIH Genomic Data Sharing Policy’s Access Model for Genomic Summary Results
Ensembl transcripts have two identifiers, the versioned ENST, which is stable through time and can be tracked from release to release, and a separate identifier that incorporates a gene symbol. The latter have changed in e!89; read on for more Continue reading A tweak to Ensembl transcript IDs
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Ensembl 88 is scheduled for release in March 2017. Read on for more information:
What’s new? Ensembl Plants now has an archive site, where we will keep selected previous releases of Ensembl Plants publicly available. The first release available on the archive site is release 31, and includes the previous assemblies for wheat and maize. Continue reading Ensembl Genomes 32 is out!
Ensembl 85 is scheduled for July 2016, highlights include: Updated gene sets and annotations Human: updated to GENCODE release 25, new CCDS import Mouse: updated to GENCODE release M10, Rat: updated Ensembl/HAVANA gene set Vega 65 annotation added for human, mouse Continue reading What’s coming in Ensembl release 85
We released the new Ensembl mobile site in release 82 and it’s already being used by our communities. m.ensembl.org has a slim-line functionality, designed to be a quick reference tool for genes, variants and associated phenotypes. We hope you will find Continue reading Sharing feature on the new mobile site (m.ensembl.org)
In line with EMBL-EBI policy, from the end of 2015 Ensembl will be removing support for DAS from our browser. This means that we will no longer provide our annotations over DAS and that we will not visualise third party annotation Continue reading Ensembl DAS support ceasing at the end of 2015
With the release 76 looming large in our calendars and the final deadlines out of the way for GRCh38 data production, it’s a good time to look back and take stock of what we’ve been doing in the Ensembl Regulation office. We have Continue reading The Ensembl Regulation Analysis Pipeline