[ensembl-dev] Ensembl Genomes Release 15 Intentions

Dan Staines dstaines at ebi.ac.uk
Tue Jun 12 16:16:02 BST 2012

Dear all,

Please find attached a summary of our intentions for release 15 of 
Ensembl Genomes, due out on 7th August 2012. Please note these are 
intentions and are therefore not guaranteed to be completed for August.

These can also be viewed online at:

Best regards,

Dan Staines, on behalf of the Ensembl Genomes team.

Ensembl Genomes Release 15 Intentions

- release scheduled for 7th August 2012
- update to Ensembl 68 software

- Update to the cross-references for the mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti, 
Culex quinquefasciatus and Anopheles gambiae) and the tick (Ixodes 
- Updated variation data for Anopheles gambiae.
- Update to BioMart to include new cross-references and new variation data.

- update to peptide compara to address some minor interface problems

- Alignment of RNA-Seq data from the ENA Sequence Read Archive to the 
genomes of Phytophthora infestans, Phytophthora sojae and Albugo laibachii.

- Addition of the genome for Leptosphaeria maculans, including alignment 
of data from dbEST and alignment of the oligo array GSE27152.
- New assembly for Botryotinia fuckeliana.
- Addition of variation data for Puccinia graminis.
- Addition of simple repeat data for Puccinia graminis.
- Addition of rRNA repeat data for Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
- Addition of PHIbase cross-references and phenotype data for 
Magnaporthe oryzae.
- Alignment of RNA-Seq data from the ENA Sequence Read Archive to the 
genome of Fusarium oxysporum.
- Update of protein features for Fusarium oxysporum from InterPro.
- Update to peptide comparative genomes database to include new and 
updated gene models.
- Update to BioMart to include the new and updated data described above.

- Inclusion of structural variation from dGVA for Sorghum bicolor.
- Minor update to variation dataset for Zea mays.
- Updated BioMart to include variation changes for Zea mays.
- Alignment of wheat SNPs from the A, B and D genomes to Brachypodium 
- Minor updates to internal representation of assemblies for Brassica 
rapa, Arabidopsis thaliana, and Vitis vinifera (overall assemblies 
remains unchanged).

Dan Staines, PhD               Ensembl Genomes Technical Coordinator
EMBL-EBI                       Tel: +44-(0)1223-492507
Wellcome Trust Genome Campus   Fax: +44-(0)1223-494468
Cambridge CB10 1SD, UK         http://www.ensemblgenomes.org/

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