The CRISPR/Cas9 system has revolutionised scientific research over the last few years, offering an efficient method of genome editing. CRISPR/Cas9 utilises the cellular machinery used by bacteria to recognise and edit the DNA of invading viruses. It is formed of two key components: Continue reading Find predicted CRISPR sites using Ensembl
What’s New in e85: 30 new human epigenomes from the Roadmap Epigenomics Project Human and mouse: Updated GENCODE set; including manually annotated HAVANA annotation, and all CCDS genes Imported symbol names from the Vertebrate Gene Nomenclature Committee (VGNC) for Chimpanzee Improved Continue reading Ensembl 85 has been released!
Continued HapMap variation data access through Ensembl NCBI have recently released plans to immediately retire their HapMap interface, however, data from the HapMap Project will continue to be freely accessible through Ensembl. There is lots of help and documentation as well as video tutorials to help Continue reading Finding HapMap Variation Data in Ensembl
Please note that the archive websites for Ensembl releases 71 (April 2013) and 72 (June 2013) will be retired in July when version 85 is released. This is in accordance with our rolling retirement policy, whereby archives more than three years old are Continue reading Retirement of Ensembl archives 71 and 72
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
A mysteriously common debilitating genetic disorder. A deadly tropical disease. One of my favourite stories in the history of genetics weaves together these two elements – it’s a good one and it always deserves a re-telling – that of malaria and sickle cell Continue reading DNA day and Malaria day: a story of scientific endeavour
We have scheduled the next releases of Ensembl (Release 85) and Ensembl Genomes (Release 32) for July 2016. Details of the declared intentions will be announced nearer the time. Please contact the helpdesk if you have any questions or feedback.
What’s new in Ensembl Genomes 31? There are legs and tentacles everywhere in this release of Ensembl Metazoa, as ten new species scuttle, swim and slither into our databases. From the Antarctic midge to the California two-spot octopus, the new species illustrate the diversity of Continue reading Ensembl Genomes 31 has been released!
What’s new in e84: Human: Incorporation of BLUEPRINT Epigenome data and methylation data Pairwise Linkage Disequilibrium (LD) calculation on LD variant page Track hub registry interface Transcript haplotype view Incorporation of BLUEPRINT Epigenome data BLUEPRINT is a large scale research Continue reading Ensembl 84 has been released!
Do you want to learn more about the Ensembl browser? Are you unable to host or attend an in-person Ensembl workshop? Do you still want to learn in real-time with instructors on hand to help you out? The new Ensembl online Continue reading Learn about Ensembl – online, live and free