Web Site Release History

Release 7

April 2nd, 2012

Semantic Web and Linked Data support added:

  • Individual markers, phenotypes and results now output RDF and Turtle formats.
  • Nanopublications:  S/W resource using named graphs, and contain key results for each dataset outputs N-Quads format. Follows the nanopublication proposals suggested here.
  • Construction of a TripleStore with a SPARQL server at http://fuseki.gwascentral.org


Release 6

March 9th, 2012

Complete site revamp including more intuitive search and Browser functions.

GWAS Mart data mining tool integrated into site through canned queries and GWAS Mart section.

Updated MeSH and HPO terms to most recent.

Human genome build 37 support through new versions of HGMD data, UCSC chromosome information and genes (hg19), lifting over HapMap data and updating the GWAS Central marker catalogue and association database.


Release 5

March 16th, 2011

Improved news articles, extended online help and additional information related to more technical aspects of the system such as our web-services.

Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) based phenotype searches.


Release 4.1

October 27th, 2010

Minor bug-fixes, including multiple resultset.

Marker data exports.


Release 4

September 21st, 2010

Upload markers with p-values for temporary viewing in the context of public HGVbaseG2P data.

SNP frequencies and LD plots from four HapMap panels available within the HGVbaseG2P Browser.

Export regions of GWAS data to UCSC and Ensembl genome browsers HPO ontologies implemented.

General website GUI enhancements.


Release 3.1

June 29th, 2010

Minor bug-fixes, including incompatibility fixes for Internet Explorer.

Release 3

June 8th, 2010

Complete web site redesign.

Gene/region based study and marker search.

Phenotype ontology browser and term matching.

Improved navigation and bookmarkable tabs.

Exportable search and report data as feeds or files.

Release 2.2.1

December 18th, 2009

HGMD® data added as a track to the Browser, within the region view.


Release 2.2

September 4th, 2009

New marker reports containing p-value association data from single studies and/or user selected studies.

Release 2.1

July 17th, 2009

Non-cosmetic web site refinements including faster search.

Release 2

May 19th, 2009

Integrated new Browser for comparing and contrasting positive/negative signals in multiple studies.


Release 1.2

September 10th, 2008

Additional features in the visualisation tools including log/linear scales and improved gene display.


Release 1.1

August 20th, 2008

HGVmart data mining service enabled. New genome viewer and analysis tool for G2P datasets. DAS support enabled.


Release 1

July 1st, 2008

Database and website completely redesigned to incorporate G2P data.