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View Resource Global Transposon Mutagenesis and a Minimal Mycoplasma Genome

The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR) has recently placed online this new genomic resource, in concert with a new publication. TIGR has released a description (.pdf format) of the minimal set of genes essential for life (Hutchison et al., 1999, Science 286:2165-2169).

http://cba.mit.edu/events/03.11.ASE/docs/Venter.pdf
View Resource University of California Santa Cruz Human Genome Symposium 2001 Webcast

A live webcast of the public forum, held in conjunction with the University of California - Santa Cruz Human Genome Symposium 2001, was transmitted from Santa Cruz on August 25, 2001. The entire Webcast can be viewed in a variety of formats (RealMedia, Windows Media, QuickTime, Cisco IP/TV, MacTV, or MIM). The purpose of the forum, which included experts in human genetics and biomedical research,...

https://genomesymposium.ucsc.edu/
View Resource zeroBio

Elliott Kimmel may have created zeroBio for the students of London, Ontario's Central Secondary School, but high school biology students anywhere would benefit tremendously from a visit to this extensive collection of biology learning resources. In addition to functioning as an online biology textbook, zeroBio offers dissection photos for a number of specimens, multimedia presentations,...

http://www.execulink.com/~ekimmel/index.htm
View Resource National Human Genome Research Center: Genetic Education Modules for Teachers

The Web site for the National Human Genome Research Center offers a number of K-12 educational resources, including the six genetic education modules for teachers presented here. The modules include "specific teaching plans to present the history, facts, and genetic terminology behind the Human Genome Project, and the ethical, legal, and social questions surrounding the discoveries and...

https://www.genome.gov/10005911/
View Resource GenePath: An Intelligent Assistant to the Discovery of Genetic Pathways

The Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia present an improved, second version of GenePath, a "web-enabled intelligent assistant for the analysis of genetic data and for discovery of genetic networks." GenePath automates the complex process of determining gene interrelationships and users may download existing projects or start new ones from scratch. The...

http://www.genepath.org
View Resource IPGRI: International Plant Genetic Resources Institute

This website is the homepage of the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI), "an international research institute with a mandate to advance the conservation and use of genetic diversity for the well-being of present and future generations." The site is packed with informative resources on agricultural biodiversity, including IPGRI breaking news, downloadable publications, links to...

https://www.bioversityinternational.org/
View Resource MIT OpenCourseWare: 7.03 Genetics

This website, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), features a Genetics course designed for undergraduates. This is one of many free on-line publications of course materials provided by MIT as part of the OpenCourseWare project (first reported on in the _NSDL Scout Report for the Life Sciences_ January, 24, 2003). This course was created by MIT Professors Chris Kaiser and David...

https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/biology/7-03-genetics-fall-2004/
View Resource Teach. Genetics: Epigenetics

The University of Utah continues to add to their very fine offerings at their Genetic Science Learning center website. This recent addition deals with the field of epigenetics, which is the study of the chemical reactions that switch parts of the genome off and on at strategic times and locations. This learning module contains an animated introduction to the epigenome ("The Epigenome At A...

https://teach.genetics.utah.edu/content/epigenetics/
View Resource Structures and Functions of Genomes

The BioEd Online website brings together a range of resources designed to help biology teachers educate their students about everything from microbes to genetics. This particular slide set was created by Dr. Raye L. Alford and it uses diagrams, charts, and a range of other illustrative materials. The topics covered here include mitochondria, eukaryotic genomes, and chromatin and DNA packaging....

http://www.bioedonline.org/slides/slide01.cfm?tk=33