Links on Genes, Genetics, Genomics, and DNA
following websites contain useful background information on various
aspects of genes, genomes, and DNA.
We hope you find them useful.
Human Genome Research Institute
Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms. This collection
of terms is aimed at non-scientists.
Genetics Education Resources. This resource page encompasses
a great collection of educational resources for non-specialists,
and also provides an entry point to assess societal issues dealing
Center for Biotechnology Information
A Science Primer. NCBI provides many well-known services to researchers
throughout the U.S. This site is useful to specialists and non-specialists
Nova (PBS online)
Cracking the Code of Life (16 video chapters). Contains
video clips from previously broadcast television programs. Best
viewed with a higher-speed connection.
of Energy Genomes Programs
Contains broad information on various genomes programs supported
by DOE. This site contains general information for non-specialists,
but also contains resource materials and guides designed for specialists.
of Energy, Human Genome Project Education Resources
A DOE site about the Human Genome Project containing information
designed for teachers and educators.
From the Beginning: An animated primer on the basics of DNA,
genes, and heredity. Includes sections on classical genetics,
molecules of genetics, and genetic organization and control.
and produced by the Dolan DNA Learning Center, Cold Spring Harbor
Genetics Information and Education for the General Public.
Contains some excellent animated modules describing DNA, genetics,
chromosome behavior, and much more.
for Kids. A lively collection of information and activities
directed at the younger set.
Provides access to timely information regarding genomes and genomics.
Mendelian Inheritance of Man
An excellent source of information on inherited traits in humans,
including inherited diseases. However, this site is not easily used
by a layperson.
Weizmann Institute of Science. A searchable database of human genes.
Magazine Educational Resources for Functional Genomics
A broad collection of links to other educational resources. This
site is actively curated and maintained.
Science Learning Center, Eccles Institute of Human Genetics, Univ.
A whimsical educational site with information on genes, DNA, genetic
issues, and molecular methods. Contains some cool animations!