The Free Web Version Released

00:23 12 January in General News

We are happy to announce that the first pilot version of Persephone for Web has been rolled out at Our plan is to migrate the major functionality of the fully-featured commercial version to the free web application. For now, you can simultaneously view several maps with multiple tracks, smoothly zoom in all the way to the nucleotide level, align genetic and sequence maps linked by common markers, connect orthologous genes and thus visualize synteny between different species, run BLAST search and show results graphically. It is easier to overview the whole chromosomes when the maps are oriented vertically. If you prefer...

A Free Version of Persephone for Web

15:19 27 November in General News, Web Version

We are exploring the new web technologies. Our first version of Persephone for Web will run in a browser using WebGL. Our first experiments have shown impressive results. The plan is to release it in December. The pilot version will work with public data and will be free for everyone. Any feedback is appreciated. [caption id="attachment_14730" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Comparison of two chromosomes of rice japonica and indica[/caption]  ...

Persephone at PAG

18:12 20 October in General News

We will have a booth at Plant & Animal Genome conference in San-Diego. Please visit us at Town and Country Resort and Convention Center (Grand Exhibit Hall) between January 14 and January 16, 2018. In addition to that, we will give a 20 min talk at the International Rice Informatics Consortium workshop on January 17 between 10:30 AM and 12:40 PM. We are planning to go over the main features of Persephone genome viewer. Also, we will introduce the new version that runs in a web browser....

New Persephone Technology to Be Demonstrated at Genome Conference

07:30 21 December in Events, Software Updates

Ceres, Inc. today announced that its genomics team will demonstrate new features of its Persephone software technology at the upcoming International Plant and Animal Genome Conference in San Diego, Calif. Persephone makes it possible for researchers to organize, store, access and explore a diverse array of DNA-related information in much the same way online mapping programs allow users to explore geographic regions and locations. Today, hundreds of life scientists around the globe use Persephone, with more companies and scientists expected to convert from older tools. For 2016, Ceres has introduced a new data management application, named PersephoneShell, which automates most aspects of the...