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23 January 2015 - Genome Browser YouTube Channel
We are pleased to announce the release of the UCSC Genome Browser
The channel contains short videos showing how to use the Genome Browser and associated
tools to solve selected problems. The videos were produced by Robert Kuhn and Pauline Fujita,
with assistance from Luvina Guruvadoo, Jonathan Casper, Matt Speir and the rest of the Browser staff.
See also the other materials on our training page.
If you have any comments or questions - including requests for future video topics - please
send them to our training group at:
15 January 2015 -
Proteomics Data Now Available in Genome Browser
We are pleased to announce the release of proteomics data for the
human hg19 assembly. Data from the National Cancer Institute's (NCI)
Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium (CPTAC) is now available
in the UCSC Genome Browser as a public track hub. This track hub
contains peptides that were identified by CPTAC in their deep mass
spectrometry based characterization of the proteome content of
breast, colorectal and ovarian cancer biospecimens that were initially
The Cancer Genome Atlas. This effort extends the
accessibility of CPTAC data to more researchers and provides an
additional level of analysis to assist the cancer biology community.
To access and view this hub, navigate to the
Track Hub gateway page and select "CPTAC Hub v1" from the Public Hubs list.
Please direct any queries to the Fenyo Lab at email@example.com.
In addition, we have also released a
PeptideAtlas track which displays peptide identifications from the
PeptideAtlas August 2014 (Build 433) Human build. This build, based on 971 samples containing more than 420
million spectra, identified over a million distinct peptides covering
more than 15,000 canonical proteins. To read more about this track,
please see the
track description page. Many thanks to Eric Deutsch,
Zhi Sun, and the PeptideAtlas team at the Institute for Systems Biology,
Seattle for providing this data.
19 December 2014 -
New Cow (bosTau8) Assembly Now Available in the Genome Browser
We are pleased to announce the release of a Genome Browser for the June 2014 assembly
of cow, Bos taurus (Bos_taurus_UMD 3.1.1, UCSC version bosTau8). This updated cow assembly was
provided by the UMD Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CBCB). This
assembly is an update to the previous UMD 3.1 (bosTau6) assembly. UMD 3.1 contained
138 unlocalized contigs that were found to be contaminants.
These have been suppressed in UMD 3.1.1.
Bulk downloads of the sequence and annotation data are available via the Genome
page. These data have
specific conditions for use.
The cow browser annotation tracks were generated by UCSC and
collaborators worldwide. See the
Credits page for a detailed
list of the organizations and individuals who contributed to this release.
12 December 2014 -
New D. melanogaster (dm6) Assembly Now Available in the Genome Browser:
We are pleased to announce the release of a Genome Browser for the August 2014 assembly
of Drosophila melanogaster (BDGP Release 6, UCSC version dm6).
29 October 2014 -
Genome Browser in a Box (GBiB):
Sometimes you just want to keep your genomics data to yourself. Have you ever
hesitated when uploading your data set into the UCSC Genome Browser? If so,
you'll be happy to know that we have created a stand-alone personal version:
Genome Browser in a Box (GBiB). Read more.