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Interactive Tutorials

imageUnderstanding the Human Genome Project
[downloadable multi-media]

Link: http://www.genome.gov/19519278#top

Human Genome Project’s multi-media package ncludes modules dealing with:

  • Timeline
  • Genes, Variation and Human History
  • How to Sequence a Human Genome
  • Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications
  • Bioinformatics: Mining the Genome
  • Exploring our Molecular Selves (3-D animation)


Experiment with the Pus-popping frogs

You are the researcher! Use single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) data to prescribe medications for frogs with bad skin.

imageLink: http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/health/pharma/frogs

(link used with permission from the Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah)


The CDC The Office of Public Health Genomics (OPHG) promotes the integration of genomics into public health research, policy, and practice to prevent disease and improve the health of all people.
Link: http://cdc.gov/genomics/

The site includes informational links covering many topics relating to public health genomics including:

  • Family Health History
  • Population Research
  • Genomics Translation
  • Disease Genomics