The UCSC Genome Browser database: 2015 update

  title={The UCSC Genome Browser database: 2015 update},
  author={Kate R. Rosenbloom and Joel Armstrong and Galt P. Barber and Jonathan Casper and Hiram Clawson and Mark Diekhans and Timothy R. Dreszer and Pauline A. Fujita and Luvina Guruvadoo and Maximilian Haeussler and Rachel A. Harte and Steven G. Heitner and Glenn Hickey and Angie S. Hinrichs and Robert Hubley and Donna Karolchik and Katrina Learned and Brian T. Lee and Chin H. Li and Karen H. Miga and Ngan Nguyen and Benedict Paten and Brian J. Raney and Arian F. A. Smit and Matthew L. Speir and Ann S. Zweig and David Haussler and Robert M. Kuhn and W. James Kent},
  booktitle={Nucleic Acids Research},
Launched in 2001 to showcase the draft human genome assembly, the UCSC Genome Browser database ( and associated tools continue to grow, providing a comprehensive resource of genome assemblies and annotations to scientists and students worldwide. Highlights of the past year include the release of a browser for the first new human genome reference assembly in 4 years in December 2013 (GRCh38, UCSC hg38), a watershed comparative genomics annotation (100-species multiple… CONTINUE READING
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