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Bioinformatics: UCSC Genome Browser

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.

UCSC Genome Browser

The UCSC Genome Browser is a collection of genetic information for a wide array of vertebrate model organisms. The database allows for the alignment of gene sequences for analysis, visualization of genetic data, perform PCR primer analysis, and production of phylogenetic trees. 

Link: https://genome.ucsc.edu/index.html

Operating Institution: University of California at Santa Cruz - Genomics Institute  

Tutorials: 

YouTube Channels - Multitude of tutorial videos 

FAQ Page

User Guide - Documents on how to use the database

GenomeWiki - Wiki style site that contains information on how to use the site and other community features 

 

 

 

Created: 5/7/2019

Reviewed: 5/19/2019

Revised: 5/19/2019