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Bioinformatics Education

This series of webinars and an asynchronous course will introduce you to different topics and NCBI tools you can use in your library to support bioinformatics education and discovery.

Class Length: 
60 Minutes
Continuing Education:

Past Classes

In this webinar, you will learn about the NCBI databases GTR, ClinVar, and MedGen and how to use them to answer the following questions:


Protein sequences are the fundamental determinants of biological structure and function.


The Nucleotide database from NCBI contains nucleotide sequences from humans, model organisms, and a wide variety of other organisms.


The Gene resource at NCBI is a central hub for accessing nearly all molecular and literature resources for a particular gene.


A growing number of librarians are filling a special niche in the information world: Serving those who work with genetic and molecular biology information.


Upcoming Classes

Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials For Librarians: Databases, Tools, and Clinical Applications
Monday, January 29, 2018 to Friday, May 18, 2018
Katherine Majewski, Molly Knapp, Tony Nguyen