What’s coming in Ensembl release 82

Ensembl 82 is scheduled for September 2015 and includes:

Updated gene sets and annotations

  • Human variation data updates to dbSNP (144) including variants from the Exome Aggregation Consortium (ExAC)
  • Mouse: updated to GENCODE M7 annotation
  • Zebrafish: RNASeq data from developmental stages

Other highlights and data sets

  • Extra functionality for the VEP web and REST interfaces (via plugins)
  • Phenotype data updated for several species, including human, mouse, rat and horse
  • HGMD (version 2015.2), and NHLBI Exome Sequencing Project data, HumanCoreExome-12 chip variants
  • Improved data upload web form

Second update to the GRCh37 site

This release will also see a fresh update to our dedicated GRCh37 site (grch37.ensembl.org) with:

  • Variant data from dbSNP144 which includes variants from the Exome Aggregation Consortium (ExAC)
  • Updated variants from NHLBI Exome Sequencing Project and HGMD (2015.2)
  • Phenotype data from NHGRI-EBI GWAS, OMIM, ClinVar, UniProt, Orphanet and Decipher
  • Variants from the HumanCoreExome-12 chip

For more details on the declared intentions, please visit our Ensembl admin site. Please note that these are intentions and are not guaranteed to make it into the release.