[ensembl-dev] Ensembl 101 and Ensembl Genomes 48 are out!

Michal Szpak ms30 at ebi.ac.uk
Thu Aug 20 09:06:59 BST 2020

Dear All,


We are pleased to announce that the latest Ensembl and Ensembl Genomes updates have been released:




Highlights of this release include:
Update to human GENCODE 35
New population frequency data from the Gambian Genome Variation Project
39 new genomes: Fourteen plants, ten birds, eight mammals, four fish, one reptile, one amphibian and one crustacean
New sheep (Ovis aries) reference genome and goat (Capra hircus) breed
New barley (Hordeum vulgare) and five wheat (Triticum aestivum) cultivars
New sunflower (Helianthus annuus) variation data
Chromosome specific KASP markers for wheat (Triticum aestivum)

The release blog post with all news can be viewed here:



For the latest news from the Ensembl project visit our blog at:



Best wishes,


On behalf of the Ensembl team



Michał Szpak, Ph.D.

Ensembl Outreach Officer

European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)

European Molecular Biology Laboratory 

Wellcome Genome Campus

Hinxton, Cambridge, CB10 1SD, UK

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