UCSC Genome Informatics Group
UCSC Genomics Institute
CBSE/ITI, 501D Engineering II Building
University of California, Santa Cruz
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Browser staff in native habitat.
Genome Browser inquiries
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This website genomaize.org is a "mirror" not run by
UCSC. Please try to contact the person who manages this mirror with questions.
If you mail the UCSC mailing list, please include this mirror's address
http://genomaize.org with any questions.
Before posting a question, we strongly encourage you to search our mailing list archives, our
website, and our wiki for the answer. To expedite technical support, questions and problem reports
must adhere to our technical support guidelines.
PLoS Computational Biology has published a good set of
guidelines for seeking online scientific help. In particular, when sending us a
specific browser screenshot, we recommend that you use our Session
tool to create a link that fully captures the browser settings. Be sure to remove the
"hgsid" parameter and setting from any URL sent to us, as this can cause your personal
settings to change unexpectedly.
Questions and comments submitted to the Genome Browser forums are publicly
accessible and searchable. Please do not post confidential information to our public
Website and data questions:
Publicly searchable, interactive discussion forum for questions about the UCSC Genome Browser
software, annotation database, genome assemblies, bug reports and release cycles (high
[Search the genome archives]
Comments and suggestions:
Private forum for suggesting new tracks, utilities, and other features for the Genome
Mirror and source code questions:
Publicly searchable, interactive discussion forum for questions about the setup and
maintenance of Genome Browser mirrors. Commercial use of the source code and binaries requires a
[Search the genome-mirror archives]
[Set up a mirror]
Server and website access problems:
Private forum for reporting server errors or other problems accessing the UCSC Genome Browser
or BLAT servers. You may also use this forum to offer your data for inclusion as an annotation track
in the UCSC Genome Browser.
Scheduled service interruptions for system maintenance are posted to the genome-announce forum
and our twitter feed.
Genome Browser announcements:
Notifications from the Genome Browser project team about new software and data releases, and
other items of interest to Genome Browser users (low volume).
[Search the genome-announce archives]
Genome Browser Training Program:
For information about our newly expanded on-site training program, email our training
department or visit our sign-up
Commercial licensing inquiries
above address is genome-www at soe.ucsc.edu -->
Private forum for licensing questions. For more information about licensing the Genome Browser
software, see the software licensing requirements.
Blat and In-Silico PCR:
See the Kent Informatics web site for more information.