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28 May 2015 -
New UCSC Genes Track Released for GRCm38/mm10
We're happy to announce the release of an updated UCSC Genes track for the GRCm38/mm10
mouse Genome Browser. The new release has 63,244 total transcripts, compared with 61,642
in the previous version. The total number of canonical genes has increased from 32,408
to 32,958. Comparing the new gene set with the previous version:
- 59,119 transcripts did not change between versions.
- 55 transcripts were not carried forward to the new version.
- 2,308 transcripts are "compatible" with those in the previous set, meaning
that the two transcripts show consistent splicing. In most cases, the old and new
transcripts differ in the lengths of their UTRs.
- 160 transcripts overlap with those in the previous set, but do not show consistent
splicing (i.e., they contain overlapping introns with differing splice sites).
More details about the new UCSC Genes track can be found on the
UCSC Genes track
Many thanks to Brian Raney and Matthew Speir for their work on this track!
15 May 2015 -
Work for Us! New Job Openings on the UCSC Genome Browser Project
The UCSC Genome Browser project team is looking for two talented people to join our
engineering staff based in Santa Cruz, CA.
The Software Engineer will work with a small engineering team to support and extend
the UCSC Genome Browser database and software, while interfacing with Genome Browser
collaborators and users worldwide. Our engineering work requires solid experience
with C, UNIX and SQL. For application information and more details, see
Job #150568 on the UCSC staff employment page.
The Quality and User Support Analyst will work with a small QA group that interacts closely
with browser software developers and genomics researchers throughout the world. As
a member of the QA team, you will participate in all aspects of quality assurance for
genomics projects staffed by our group and provide technical support for the affiliated
user communities. For application information and more details about the position,
see Job #1505685 on the UCSC staff employment page.
If you'd like to apply for one of these positions, be sure to submit your
application materials by May 25, 2015, for maximum consideration.
08 April 2015 -
bigGenePred Format Now Supported in the Genome Browser:
We are pleased to announce that the UCSC Genome Browser now supports data in
02 April 2015 -
New Tarsier (tarSyr2) Assembly Now Available in the Genome Browser:
We are pleased to announce the release of a Genome Browser for the September 2013
assembly of tarsier, Tarsius syrichta (WashU Tarsius_syrichta-2.0.1,
UCSC version tarSyr2).
02 April 2015 - New Training Video!
View it now on our