MyGene.info moved to GRCh38/hg38 for human genes with hg19 still supported

GRCh38 (or hg38) is the latest human genome assembly, which was released almost a year ago. MyGene.info is now moved to support GRCh38 by default for human genes, but the data (including queries) based on previous assembly version (GRCh37/hg19) are still supported. Here are some details about this change: genomic_pos field is now based on hg38 This field contains the genomic location of the...
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Introducing mygene R package

As we mentioned in previous post, Bioconductor has accepted mygene, the official MyGene.info R client, and included it in the biannual release on October 14, 2014. MyGene.info provides simple-to-use REST web services to query/retrieve gene annotation data. mygene is a wrapper for accessing MyGene.info services in R. Over the past several months, I have been working on the development of this...
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MyVariant.info to be presented at HGVS

An oral presentation for MyVariant.info? As you might guess, that is a new project to tackle the variant annotations using MyGene.info's proved strategy and architecture. It's an exciting project coming out of 1st Network of BioThings Hackathon in just a few months...
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Welcome! MyGene.info got a new look!

Our new MyGene.info website is live now! A few hightlights here: New cleaner landing page. MyGene.info documentation is now hosted by readthedocs.com at docs.mygene.info, which provides versioning and consistent user interface, also allows us to update more often. A blog system to allow us to update you what's new from...
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Welcome! MyGene.info got a new look!

Our new MyGene.info website is live now! A few hightlights here: New cleaner landing page. MyGene.info documentation is now hosted by readthedocs.com at docs.mygene.info, which provides versioning and consistent user interface, also allows us to update more often. A blog system to allow us to update you what's new from...
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Surrounded by geniuses- part 7 : Adam

The Mysterious Genius of the Su Lab remained quite the mystery even after I’d been with the lab for a month. Where did he come from? Where does he vanish to? What is he working on? Given the extremely varied backgrounds of the other Su lab members, it would make sense if he was a member of a secret organization dedicated to liberating humans from machines hellbent on enslaving humanity....
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