SFARI Gene 2.0 was launched in fall 2011. This new release of SFARI Gene provides new bioinformatics features and functionalities envisioned to accelerate discoveries by the autism research community. In addition to expanding the scientific content, the user interface has been revamped to enhance usability.
Expansion of Human Gene module: better accommodates findings from high-throughput genomic studies.
Additions to Animal Model module: now incorporates autism mouse models induced by environmental factors.
New CNV module: catalogues findings from both high-throughput and low-throughput studies.
New Gene Scoring module: annotated by expert panel of scientific advisors
New tab-based format: allows easier navigation between modules
Redesigned SFARI Gene home page: incorporates state-of-the-art technology
New module home pages: features subnavigation bars providing detailed documentation
New time stamps: mark dataset updates for each module