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View Resource Functional Genomics: News, Research and Resources on Genomics and Postgenomics

This site from Science magazine is designed as an entry point for scientists, researchers, and general users interested in genomics. Features include links to recent news, new and classic scholarly papers organized by topic, annotated links, biotech business resources, and Science's genome special issues. This well-designed and easy-to-use resource has potential for a wide range of users...

http://www.sciencemag.org/site/feature/plus/sfg/
View Resource NCBI Reference Sequence (RefSeq)

The National Center for Biotechnology Information presents the first full release of all NCBI Reference Sequence (RefSeq) records. RefSeq "aims to provide a comprehensive, integrated, non-redundant set of sequences, including genomic DNA, transcript (RNA), and protein products for major research organisms." The database currently includes over 785,000 proteins from numerous organisms, and...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/refseq/
View Resource Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory: VISTA

A very comprehensive and well-organized offering from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, VISTA offers "suite of programs and databases for comparative analysis of genomic sequences. There are two ways of using VISTA - you can submit your own sequences and alignments for analysis (VISTA servers) or examine pre-computed whole-genome alignments of different species (VISTA browser)." The site also...

http://genome.lbl.gov/vista/index.shtml
View Resource Microarray Gene Expression Data Society

The Microarray Gene Expression Data Society is an international organization composed of computer scientists, data analysts, and biologists "that aims to facilitate the sharing of microarray data generated by functional genomics and proteomics experiments." Hosted by the European Bioinformatics Institute, this website connects to information about six major Data Society workgroups (e.g. the...

http://fged.org/
View Resource Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives

Getting ahead in the field of biology is important to young scholars, and staying on top of the material is important to their teachers. The Annenberg Media group has created this thirteen part video course for educators, and recently they placed the complete set of videos online here. The programs include interviews with expert scientists, detailed animations that provide a micro-level view of...

http://www.learner.org/resources/series187.html
View Resource Genetic/Genome Lesson Plans

Since 1995, staff members at the University of Kansas's Medical Center have worked to provide access to a wide range of educational resources for teachers seeking materials on genetics and the human genome. The site is organized in a series of lists, and it starts out with a set of resources created at the Genetics Education Center at the University of Kansas. There are six different resources in...

http://www.kumc.edu/gec/lessons.html
View Resource Microarrays Media Book

A team of researchers at Davidson College created this fascinating online tutorial, and they refer to it as a "textbook for a technology society". There are four interrelated modules here which use 3D animation and interactive learning tools to help students understand functional genomics and its applications. Each module has a number of smaller sections that contain basic summaries of each...

http://gcat.davidson.edu/Pirelli/index.htm
View Resource Genomics in Education

How do you get young people interested in the world of genomics? Well, for a start, you can take them on this interactive tour of the Genome Sequencing Center at Washington University. Created by a team of researchers at the Center, this site offers twelve different video clips, several supplemental videos, and a host of student activities. Visitors can get started by viewing the five different...

http://www.nslc.wustl.edu/elgin/genomics/gscmaterials.html