Below are some useful links to relevant resources for various audiences.

Community/General audience

  • At NHGRI, we are focused on advances in genomics research. Building on our leadership role in the initial sequencing of the human genome, we collaborate with the world’s scientific and medical communities to enhance genomic technologies that accelerate breakthroughs and improve lives. By empowering and expanding the field of genomics, we can benefit all of humankind. National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
  • Discover more about DNA, genes, and genomes, and the implications for our health and society at


  • The Saint Louis Science Center invites everyone to create a more connected world through the power of their curiosity. As one of the only free nonprofit science museums in the country, we encourage curious minds from all backgrounds to explore, create, and share their ideas with us – and each other. St. Louis Science Center
  • The Young Scientist Program aims to attract students to scientific careers and increase the participation of underrepresented groups in science by bringing resources and scientists directly to teachers and students in the St. Louis area. YSP strives to achieve this mission through diversity-focused paid summer research internships, hands-on scientific demonstrations in local classrooms, field trips to Washington University School of Medicine, dissemination of teaching kits containing pre-planned lessons, one-on-one mentoring, and loaning or donating laboratory equipment to classrooms in need. Washington University – Young Scientist Program
  • AAAS Science lessons and tools for K-12, just visit: Science NetLinks
  • A great way to bring an experiment home and share with kids. Visit for an experiment on DNA Extraction at Home.
  • Visit here to find, NIH curriculum supplements. These are teacher’s guides to two weeks of lessons on the science behind selected health topics. They combine cutting-edge biomedical discoveries with state-of-the-art instructional practices. National Institutes of Health – Office of Science Education


  • The GeneDB website is funded by Wellcome through its core support of the Wellcome Sanger Institute. Its primary goal is to provide access to genome annotation for species that are undergoing manual curation and refinement.   Gene Database
  • The Genomics Education Partnership is a nationwide collaboration of 100+ institutions that integrate active learning into the undergraduate curriculum through Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs) centered on bioinformatics and genomics. Genomics Education Partnership
  • Access historical information on the Human Genome Project at Gene Gateway
  • The National Center for Biotechnology Information advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
  • The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) wants to ensure that all populations are knowledgeable about the science underpinning the Human Genome Project and genomics research, and have the opportunity to participate in various ways, such as becoming research scientists, research participants, and policymakers. Minority Action Plan Nationwide Programs
  • Encoded in the genomes of plants, microbes, and their communities are principles that offer a wealth of potential for biobased solutions to national energy and environmental challenges. To learn more visit, Department of Energy – Genomics: GTL
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