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New Upcoming NCBI Virtual Workshops!

Apply to attend October 2022 interactive, hands-on workshops Want to learn more about NCBI resources and how to implement our cutting-edge tools in your research? NCBI offers a variety of educational opportunities, including workshops, webinars, codeathons, tutorials, and more! We are excited to announce our upcoming virtual workshop series for October 2022. Our interactive, hands-on … Continue reading New Upcoming NCBI Virtual Workshops!

29 September 2022

NCBI Workshop at the ASM NGS 2022 Meeting

NCBI Microbial Pathogen and SARS-CoV-2 Resources in the Cloud Get hands-on experience with NCBI Pathogen Detection and SARS-CoV-2 Surveillance data in the cloud. No prior cloud experience necessary! NCBI staff are presenting a workshop at the American Society for Microbiology Next-Generation Sequencing (ASM NGS) 2022 Meeting on Sunday, October 16, 2022 from 10 am – 3 … Continue reading NCBI Workshop at the ASM NGS 2022 Meeting

28 September 2022

Stephen Sherry, PhD, is the new NCBI Director and NLM Associate Director for Scientific Data Resources

We are excited that our own Stephen Sherry, PhD, is now the new NCBI Director at the National Library of Medicine (NLM), and the NLM Associate Director for Scientific Data Resources. In these roles, Dr. Sherry will oversee the development and deployment of advanced computational solutions to meet life and health science information needs and … Continue reading Stephen Sherry, PhD, is the new NCBI Director and NLM Associate Director for Scientific Data Resources

27 September 2022

Coming soon! Changes to NCBI Datasets command-line tool in version 14 (CLIv14.0.0)

In October 2022, NCBI Datasets will release version 14 of our datasets and dataformat command-line tools. This release will contain breaking changes to the command syntax, content of the data packages and data reports. Thank you for your feedback that inspired these new features. We hope they will improve your experience! We will continue to … Continue reading Coming soon! Changes to NCBI Datasets command-line tool in version 14 (CLIv14.0.0)

27 September 2022

Conserved Domain Database version 3.20 is available!

A new version of the Conserved Domain Database (CDD) is now available. Version 3.20 contains 1,614 new or updated NCBI/CDD-curated domains and now mirrors Pfam version 34 as well as new models from the NCBIfam collection. Fine-grained classifications of the [(+)ssRNA] virus RNA-dependent RNA polymerase catalytic domain, RING-finger/U-box, dimerization/docking domains of the cAMP-dependent protein kinase … Continue reading Conserved Domain Database version 3.20 is available!

26 September 2022

RefSeq release 214 is available!

RefSeq release 214 is now available online, from the FTP site, and through NCBI’s Entrez programming utilities, E-utilities. This full release incorporates genomic, transcript, and protein data available as of September 12, 2022, and contains 328,588,569 records, including 239,609,016 proteins, 47,387,931 RNAs, and sequences from 123,394 organisms. The release is provided in several directories as a complete … Continue reading RefSeq release 214 is available!

21 September 2022

Join NCBI virtually at the Biodiversity Genomics 2022 conference

Learn about the NIH Comparative Genomics Resource (CGR) Project The Biodiversity Genomics conference will take place virtually, October 2-7, 2022. This event is hosted by the Earth BioGenome Project and is open and free for all to attend. NCBI staff will present a variety of recorded talks and posters highlighting various elements of the NIH … Continue reading Join NCBI virtually at the Biodiversity Genomics 2022 conference

19 September 2022

NCBI hidden Markov models (HMM) release 10.0 now available!

Release 10.0 of the NCBI Hidden Markov models (HMM) used by the Prokaryotic Genome Annotation Pipeline (PGAP) is now available for download. You can search this collection against your favorite prokaryotic proteins to identify their function using the HMMER sequence analysis package. The 10.0 release contains 15,360 models maintained by NCBI, including 228 that are … Continue reading NCBI hidden Markov models (HMM) release 10.0 now available!

15 September 2022

Coming soon: Updated PubMed E-utilities!

PubMed will be moving to an updated version of the E-utilities  API on November 15, 2022. As previously announced, this updated version of E-utilities will use the same technology as the web version of PubMed released in 2020. So, search results returned by the updated ESearch E-utility  will now match those of the PubMed.gov website.   This update only affects … Continue reading Coming soon: Updated PubMed E-utilities!

13 September 2022

New ClinVar graphical display

Maps clinically significant variants by gene and position! ClinVar is a freely accessible, public archive of reports of the relationships between human variations and phenotypes, with supporting evidence at NLM/NCBI. To help you access your variants of interest quickly, ClinVar is offering an experimental release of an all-new visualization tool in the search results. This … Continue reading New ClinVar graphical display

30 August 2022