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26 February 2015 - New Training Video!
Ever wondered how to find the tables associated with your favorite Browser track?
Find out how in our new training video. See our
training page or our
YouTube channel for details.
12 February 2015 - Blat Your Assembly Hub
Assembly data hubs, track hubs that allow researchers to annotate genomes that are
not in the UCSC Genome Browser, can now use blat to quickly find DNA and protein
sequences in their unique assemblies.
While running remote blat servers with the gfServer utility, you can now add lines to your
assembly hub's genomes.txt file to inform the Browser where to send blat searches.
Or by downloading and installing a virtual machine Genome Browser In a Box
you can alternatively locally run gfServers, preinstalled on GBiB, all from your laptop.
For more information see the Assembly Hub Wiki and the new Quick Start Guide to Assembly Hubs.
11 February 2015 - dbSNP 142 Available for hg19 and hg38:
We are pleased to announce the release of four tracks derived from NCBI
dbSNP Build 142
data, available on the two most recent human assemblies GRCh37/hg19 and GRCh38/hg38.
The new tracks contain a substantial amount of additional annotation data not
included in previous dbSNP tracks, with corresponding coloring and filtering options
in the Genome Browser.
2 February 2015 - Host a Genome Browser Workshop:
New timeslots are now available to host a Genome Browser workshop at your institution.