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10 May 2016 - New Gateway Page!
The UCSC Genome Browser team is proud to announce a newly redesigned
Genome Browser Gateway page.
The Gateway retains its original functionality as a central access point for all genome assemblies
available on our site, while sporting several helpful new features and updates:
- Autocomplete searching for any genome browser, genome version, or public hub
- Species browsing through a scrollable visual
"tree" menu based on phylogenetic order
- Quick access shortcuts to popular browsers
- New style and color scheme
Please see our Gateway video for an introduction to these new features.
The new Gateway addresses the need for streamlined access to the rapidly
growing number of genome assemblies available on our public site.
As an alternative to scrolling through long drop-down menus of genome assemblies, you can
now simply type in assembly search terms for autocomplete recognition, visually scroll
through our collection, or click a button to access our most popular species.
Note that a few browser utilities that were previously accessed through links and buttons on the
Gateway page have been moved to the top menu bar:
- Browser reset: Genome Browser > Reset All User Settings
- Track search: Genome Browser > Track Search
- Add custom tracks: My Data > Custom Tracks
- Track hubs: My Data > Track Hubs
- Configure tracks and display: Genome Browser > Configure
We would like to acknowledge the following people for their contributions
to the new Gateway: original art by Jeff West Design, concept by Robert Kuhn,
software design by Angie Hinrichs, and quality assurance by Cath Tyner.
22 Apr 2016
- Data from the Lens PatSeq Database Now Available:
We are pleased to announce the release of a set of tracks containing data from the
PatSeq database in the UCSC Genome Browser.
19 April 2016
- New Genotyping Tissue Expression Track for hg19 and hg38!:
We are excited to announce the release of a new track based on data from the
Genotyping Tissue Expression Consortium V6 data freeze.