Welcome to the Bailey Library subject guide for genetics information. Use this guide to find print and nonprint resources on the basic principles of genetics and their application to viruses, bacteria, plants, fungi, and animals, including humans
"MDA is the world’s leading nonprofit health organization sponsoring research seeking the causes of and effective treatments for neuromuscular diseases. MDA research grants currently are supporting more than 250 projects worldwide."
"The National Down Syndrome Society envisions a world in which all people with Down syndrome have the opportunity to enhance their quality of life, realize their life aspirations and become valued members of welcoming communities."
"The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) is the leading/largest/only national nonprofit organization dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for inheritable bleeding disorders and to preventing the complications of these disorders through education, advocacy and research."
"National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association of Delaware Valley is a non-profit voluntary health agency dedicated to the prevention and ultimate elimination of Tay-Sachs disease, Canavan disease and related lysomal storage diseases (the allied diseases)."
"To advocate for and enhance our membership's ability to improve the quality of health, life and services for individuals, families and communities affected by sickle cell disease and related conditions, while promoting the search for a cure for all people in the world with sickle cell disease."
"Turner Syndrome Society of the United States (TSSUS) is a national non-profit 501 (c) (3) EIN# 41-1596910 organization that provides health-related resources to patients, families and physicians for the diagnosis and treatment of Turner syndrome."
Learn About Lung Cancer--risk factors, prevention & treatment. It offers answers to questions about the disease and treatment options for small cell and non cell lung cancer. Other Information Sources enables you to browse other websites and books on cancer.
Entrez is a retrieval system produced by NCBI for searching several linked databases including: ◦PubMed ◦GenBank, a nucleotide sequence database ◦Protein, sequence database ◦Structure, 3-D macromolecular structures ◦Genome, complete sequences ◦PopSet, population study data sets ◦Taxonomy, organisms in GenBank ◦Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) Pre-computed similarity searches are available for most database records producing a list of related sequences, structure neighbors, as well as related articles
Gene Gateway, originally designed as a Web companion to the popular Human Genome Landmarks poster, is a collection of guides and tutorials designed to help students and other novice users get started with some of the resources that make these data available to the public
"The Human Ageing Genomic Resources (HAGR) is a collection of databases and tools designed to help researchers study the genetics of human ageing using modern approaches such as functional genomics, network analyses, systems biology and evolutionary analyses."
Begun formally in 1990, the U.S. Human Genome Project was a 13-year effort coordinated by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health. The project originally was planned to last 15 years, but rapid technological advances accelerated the completion date to 2003
Gateway to information on genetics research done by the NHGRI to sequence the human genome. With the sequence complete in 2003, learn how biomedical researchers are discovering the genetic bases of disorders such as breast, colon, and prostate cancers and Huntington's and Parkinson's diseases. Includes links to research, policy, and educational resources.
"The International Federation of Human Genetics Societies was founded in 1996 to provide a transparent structure to facilitate communication throughout the international community of human geneticists."