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February 2015 Galaxy Update

Galaxy Updates

Welcome to the February Galaxy Update, a summary of what is going on in the Galaxy community. Galaxy Updates complement the Galaxy Development News Briefs which accompany new Galaxy releases and focus on Galaxy code updates.

New Papers

xx papers referencing, using, extending, and implementing Galaxy were added to the Galaxy CiteULike Group in January. Some highlights:

And here's how the new papers are categorized:










































2015 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2015)


GCC2015: 6-8 July, Norwich UK

GenomeWeb Sponsors GCC2015

We are happy to announce that GenomeWeb is a Silver Sponsor for GCC2015.

  • GenomeWeb is an independent online news organization based in New York. Since 1997, GenomeWeb has served the global community of scientists, technology professionals, and executives who use and develop the latest advanced tools in molecular biology research and molecular diagnostics. Our editorial mission is to cover the scientific and economic ecosystem spurred by the advent of high-throughput genome sequencing. We operate the largest online newsroom focused on advanced molecular research tools in order to provide our readers with exclusive news and in-depth analysis of this rapidly evolving market.

Call for Sponsors

The 2015 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2015) is now accepting Sponsorships. Your organisation can play a prominent part in the Galaxy community by sponsoring GCC2015. Sponsorship is an excellent way to raise your organization’s visibility.

Several sponsorship levels are available, including two levels of premier sponsorships that include presentations. Premium sponsorships are limited, however, so you are encouraged to act soon.

Please let the GCC2015 Organising Committee (<gcc2015-org AT lists DOT galaxyproject DOT org>) know if you are interested in helping make this event a success.

Other Events

There are upcoming events on XXXXXXXXXX. See the Galaxy Events Google Calendar for details on other events of interest to the community.





GalaxyAdmins is back!

GalaxyAdmins is back!

The first GalaxyAdmins meetup of 2015 will happen online on ....

The main presentation for the February meetup will be a summary of the Galaxy Community Survey last fall, presented by Dave Clements. The survey covered both Galaxy usage and deployment. The survey results will be published online before the call.

Galaxy-Admins is a discussion group for Galaxy community members who are responsible for large Galaxy installations.

In an effort to better serve the global community we will rotate the time of the call in different months to be convenient for different parts of the world. To help us pick the best set of times for the calls, please take a few minutes and fill out this Doodle poll. It covers every hour in a 72 hour period. Please don't forget to select the timezone before you start filling it out.

Who's Hiring

Please Help! Yes you!

The Galaxy is expanding! Please help it grow.

Got a Galaxy-related opening? Send it to and we'll put it in the Galaxy News feed and include it in next month's update.

New Public Servers

X new public Galaxy servers were added in January.


  • Link:

  • Domain/Purpose:

    • RiboGalaxy provides on-line tools for the analysis and visualization of ribo-seq data obtained with the ribosome profiling technique.

  • Comments:

    • RiboGalaxy is a freely available web server for processing and analysing ribosome profiling (ribo-seq) data with the visualization functionality provided by GWIPS-viz. RiboGalaxy provides a compact suite of tools specifically tailored for the alignment and visualization of ribo-seq and corresponding mRNA-seq data. Users can take advantage of the published workflows on RiboGalaxy which reduce the multi-step alignment process to a minimum of inputs.

  • User Support:

  • Quotas:

    • Anonymous users can use RiboGalaxy. However, the upload and processing of datasets larger than 2GB and the use of advanced features such as published workflows, will require the user to be registered on RiboGalaxy.

  • Sponsor(s):

Galaxy Community Hubs

New Galaxy Training Resources

Several new Training Resources were added in January:

New Releases

BioBlend v0.5.2 was released in October. BioBlend is a python library for interacting with CloudMan and the Galaxy API.

New versions of Galaxy, CloudMan, and blend4j were all released in August.

Galaxy ToolShed

ToolShed Contributions

Galaxy Project ToolShed Repos

Here are new contributions for the past month.

In no particular order:


Tool Suites

Packages / Tool Dependency Definitions

Select Updates

Other News