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Bioinformatics: The Monarch Initiative

A growing repository of the vast array of databases and online tools in the field of biology and it's sub-disciplines. Includes extended descriptions of each resource and links to tutorials.

The Monarch Initiative

The Monarch Initiative is a collaborate effort to combine basic research across a multitude of disciplines in an effort to connect data in a manor that allows for the development of better understandings of the pathways involved with diseases, orthologs and parologs of disease genes in animals to develop new models for the study of disease, and foster the development of new therapeutics for a wide array of conditions with focus on more orphaned conditions.  


Operating Institution(s): Oregon Health & Sciences University, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Barts & The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, The Jackson Laboratory, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berilin, The William Harvey Research Institute, Renaissance Computing Institute - UNC Chappell Hill 

Supporting Institution(s): NIH Undiagnosed Diseases Program, Global Alliance for Genomics and Health, International Rare Disease Research Consortium, Phenome Central, Bio-Lark, Force11





Created: 5/6/2019

Reviewed: 5/17/2019

Revised: 5/6/2019