The Alliance (alliancegenome.org) 3.0 version released yesterday, has new features and new data related to the use of model organisms in understanding the genetic and genomic basis of human biology, health and disease. Salient features of the 3.0 release include new allele pages with variant and transcript data, new disease models on gene and disease pages, data files available for download, etc. To learn more about the latest features and data, check out the release notes.
You can submit various types of data via our data specific forms found here. The ‘Submit Data’ button is also prominently displayed on our menu bar on the home page on the left hand side. Click on this to be taken to the various data submission forms.
WormBase is doing a big push to address the backlog of phenotype curation. Please use our phenotype data submission form to submit phenotype data. Note that you can still submit phenotype data from published papers even if you are not an author on these papers.
Meetings related to C. elegans and other topics have been postponed, moved to virtual spaces or cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Look in our Meetings widgets on the home page to find information about plans for these meetings.
Lab or university closed? Under at stay at home directive, doing your part to help slow the rate and spread of Covid-19? Need a diversion and a break from the news? Consider drafting and submitting a microPublication.
microPublications are brief, single experiment peer-reviewed publications. You can also sign up to become a microPublication reviewer.