An easier way to download the raw scores

An easier way to download the raw scores

It is now possible to download all the raw scores used in our browser, from this web server:

The whole dataset weights about 13 GB in total.

The files contain 5 or 6 columns, depending on whether the test is calculated by SNP (e.g. iHS, FST, DAF, XP.EHH), or by region (e.g. CLR, Omega, Fay and Wu, XP-CLR).

Here is a description of the columns:

  • snp or region id
  • chromosome
  • start and end positions, or snp position
  • raw score of the test
  • ranked scores, as described in

Our paper is now available online!

Our NAR paper is now available online!

Our paper presenting the 1000 Genomes selection browser is now available online! You can access it from here:

The paper will appear in the next Nucleic Acid Research Database issue, in January 2014.

Here is the full citation:

1: Pybus M, Dall'olio GM, Luisi P, Uzkudun M, CarreƱo-Torres A, Pavlidis P,
Laayouni H, Bertranpetit J, Engelken J. 1000 Genomes Selection Browser 1.0: a
genome browser dedicated to signatures of natural selection in modern humans.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Jan 1;42(1):D903-9. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkt1188. Epub 2013
Nov 25. PubMed PMID: 24275494. Available at