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Current data release:

12th February 2024 - CloudOS access in main RE

  • If you are registered for CloudOS access, you can now access it from the RE desktop, and easily transfer files between CloudOS and the workspace filesystem.

7th February 2024 - HPC change

15th January 2024 - How to Guides

  • Check out the new How-to Guides section for end-to-end guides, code books and task-based tutorials.

1st November 2023 - BioMart

  • Ensembl BioMart is now accessible in the RE, both the web interface and the biomaRt R package.

13th Oct 2023 - Updated workflow

  • Structural Variant 3.0 is a complete re-write of the SV/CNV workflow (current version 2.0.1), from WDL/Cromwell to Nextflow DSL2. The workflow now runs in both RE (Helix/HPC) and CloudRE (CloudOS).

14th September 2023 - Update to AggV2 functional annotation data

  • We are pleased to announce that updated functional annotation files have been made available for the AggV2 dataset using VEP 109. For more information on this data, please see and, as always, please do get in touch via the Service Desk if you have any questions.

Getting started How-to guides

Data in the Research Environment Tools in the Research Environment

High Performance Cluster (HPC) Workflows, scripts and containers

Data security and Airlock Training