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  • yourgenome.org is a website intended to help people understand genetics and genomic science and the implications for everyone.
  • NCBI Genome The National Center for Biotechnology Information provides access to biomedical and genomic information.
  • Genome New Network The Genome News Network (GNN) produces an online magazine that covers important developments in genomics research around the world. 
  • Ensembl The Ensembl project produces genome databases for vertebrates and other eukaryotic species, and makes this information freely available online.
  • Ensembl Genomes  Powered by Ensembl, Ensembl Genomes allows you to browse genomes of metazoa not represented in Ensembl, protists, bacteria, plants and fungi.
  • The European Genome-phenome Archive (EGA) The EGA repository allows you to explore datasets from numerous genotype experiments, supplied by a range of data providers.
  • European Nucleotide Archive ENA provides a comprehensive record of the world's nucleotide sequencing information, covering raw sequencing data, sequence assembly information and functional annotation.



  • Introduction to genomics by Arthur Lesk. Oxford University press
  • Genome: The autobiography of a species in 23 Chapters by Matt Ridley. Harper Collins publisher
  • Genomes by Terence A Brown. Oxford: Wiley-Liss 2nd edition


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