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28 February 2014 -
New! Expanded onsite workshop program!
Explore the full power of the UCSC Genome Browser! Thanks to the funding support
of NHGRI, we can now offer hands-on Genome Browser training onsite at your
institution, tailored to your audience's level of expertise. Through this
program, the services of our expert trainer are provided for free, and
participating institutions cover only the transportation from UCSC, lodging,
and a flat fee to cover other costs.
For more information or to submit a request for a workshop, please visit
22 January 2014 -
All the DNA on the internet now at your fingertips!
We're pleased to announce the release of the Web Sequences track on the UCSC Genome Browser. This
track, produced in collaboration with Microsoft Research, contains the results of a 30-day scan for
DNA sequences from over 40 billion different webpages. The sequences were then mapped with Blat to
the human genome (hg19) and numerous other species including mouse (mm9), rat (rn4), and zebrafish
(danRer7). The data were extracted from a variety of sources including patents, online textbooks,
help forums, and any other webpages that contain DNA sequence. In essence, this track displays the
Blat alignments of nearly every DNA sequence on the internet! The
track description page contains more details on how the track was generated.
We would like to acknowledge Max Haeussler and Matt Speir from the UCSC Genome Browser staff
and Bob Davidson from Microsoft Research for their hard work in creating this track.
14 January 2014 -
Two E. coli comparative assembly hubs now available
We're pleased to add two new assembly hubs produced by the UCSC
David Haussler lab
to our collection of publicly available hubs.
27 November 2013 -
100 Species Conservation Track now available on hg19
We're happy to announce the release of a new track on the hg19/GRCh37 human Genome Browser.
The new Conservation track shows multiple alignments of 100 species and measurements of
evolutionary conservation using two methods (phastCons and phyloP) from the PHAST package.