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JBrowse-1.11.6 maintenance release

I’m pleased to announce JBrowse 1.11.6 is now available! Everybody’s feedback, bug reports, pull requests, and feature requests have been invaluable for making this happen. This release includes new UI options for easily setting “Log scale” on wiggle tracks and … Continue reading

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JBrowse-1.11.5 maintenance release

A new JBrowse release has arrived! JBrowse 1.11.5 incorporates many valuable contributions and feedback from the community which has been overwhelmingly positive. Some notable bugs have been fixed, including a long-standing VCF file parsing bug, a scrolling bug that affected … Continue reading

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JBrowse-1.11.4 maintenance release

I am happy to announce the release of JBrowse 1.11.4. This is the first release after Rob’s leave, and it represents the great community effort to keep things going. There are some exciting new developments in this version, including high-resolution … Continue reading

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Tutorial: exploring structural variation using JBrowse, from the tomato 150+ re-seq project

We recently used JBrowse in the 150 Tomato Genome ReSequencing project, and it worked great! The aim of the 150 Tomato Genome ReSequencing project (http://www.tomatogenome.net) is to reveal and explore the genetic variation available in tomato. Tomato has been selected … Continue reading

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Poliovirus / XRate demo by Oscar Westesson

Oscar Westesson has contributed a nice demonstration of using JBrowse 1.2.1 to display and compare performance of four different XRate grammars on the poliovirus genome. View demo Download .zip (35M) Thanks Oscar!

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hg19 tarball updated to JBrowse 1.2.1

A new tar.gz file is available, containing a copy of JBrowse 1.2.1  with Human hg19 data.  Being based on a more recent version of JBrowse, it should work much better than the previous hg19 tarball releases.  Enjoy! The new file … Continue reading

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New JBrowse Lead Developer

We’re pleased to report that Robert Buels has joined the JBrowse team as lead developer, effective January 10, 2012. Continue reading

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“DNA sequencing on your iPhone? There’s an app for that”

Courtesy of Dave Clements: JBrowse appears (and gets a laugh, for some reason) at 8:41 in this TED talk (“Welcome to the genomic revolution” by Richard Resnick). In other news, we are happy to report that JBrowse has had its … Continue reading

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JBrowse conference call

The first JBrowse developers’ conference call will be held on Monday Sept 19 at 2pm Pacific time. We intend for this to be a monthly event. Call details are below; we hope you will join in. The main agenda topics … Continue reading

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Summer 2011 update

Over the summer the JBrowse project has been very capably assisted by two student interns. In Toronto, Natalie Fox has been working on extending the JBrowse user interface and feature set, while in Berkeley, Stephen Cummings has been documenting the … Continue reading

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