BioThings APIs

We build a collection of high-performance biological APIs

BioThings SDK

A Software Developement Kit to turn a data file to an API


See the tutorial and the docs (in-progres)

SmartAPI

Build interoperability across APIs

What's new

Update on MyGene Downtime

As some of you may have noticed, MyGene.info went down intermittently on September 11th...

How are BioThings APIs used and how frequently are they used?

To ensure that our efforts produce value to the biomedical research community, we often try to...

Staying up-to-date on BioThings

The BioThings APIs exist to make it easier for you to keep your data/resource/tool/(whatever you...

VAPr - A python package for efficient Variant Analysis and Prioritization

One of our pride points for being able to pool, standardize, and share gene, variant, and other...

Making functional inferences from evolutionarily constrained regions with Aminode

One of our pride points for being able to pool, standardize, and share gene, variant, and other...

Data release updates and metadata deprecations

Beginning with this latest data release, the structure of the metadata in MyGene.info has...

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Our Team

Cyrus Afrasiabi

Cyrus Afrasiabi

Research Programmer

Sebastien Lelong

Sebastien Lelong

Research Programmer

Jiwen (Kevin) Xin

Jiwen (Kevin) Xin *

Staff Scientist

Ginger Tsueng

Ginger Tsueng *
@GTsueng

Staff Scientist

Marco Alvarado

Marco Alvarado

Research Programmer

Jerry Zhou

Xinghua (Jerry) Zhou

Research Programmer

Kai-yu Chen

Kai-yu Chen

Graduate Student

Andrea Hom

Andrea Hom

Administrative Assistant

Join us

If you are passionate about Bioinformatics, Data Science, Semantic Web, Machine-learning and Genomics, you are welcome to contact us (cwu -at- scripps -dot- edu) and we will find a suitable position (Scientist, Developer, PostDoc or Graduate Research Assistant) in our team.