Links to Other Educational Materials and Resources

Links to more resources and other organizations are grouped below by topic areas.

Background Information on Genetics and Genomics

Dolan DNA Learning Center, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Genetics Education Center, University of Kansas Medical Center

Genetics Science Learning Center, University of Utah

Human Genome Project Information

National Human Genome Research Institute Educational Resources

 International HapMap Project

Introduction to Genetics and Genomic Analysis

Department of Energy, Genetics Primer

Department of Energy, Dictionary of Genetic Terms

National Center for Biotechnology Information, Molecular Genetics Primer

National Center for Biotechnology Information, Bioinformatics Primer

National Center for Biotechnology Information, Genome Mapping

National Center for Biotechnology Information, SNPs Primer

Federal Agencies and Projects Related to Genetics and Genomics

 Office of Public Health Genomics (OPHG) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Human Genome Epidemiology Network (HuGENet)

Human Genome Project, Department of Energy

National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health

National Newborn Screening and Genetic Resource Center

Pacific Northwest Regional Genetics Group

National Organizations Related to Genetics and Genomics

American College of Medical Genetics

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)

Council for Responsible Genetics

Genetic Alliance

Genetic Technologies Project, National Conference of State Legislatures

Genetics and Public Policy Center

National Association of Chronic Disease

National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics

National Coalition of State Genetics Coordinators

Universities and Programs of Study on Public Health Genetics

Institute for Public Health Genetics, University of Washington School of Public Health

Interdepartmental Concentration in Public Health Genetics, University of Michigan School of Public Health

Programs for Genomic Applications, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Databases and Scientific Resources

Entrez Browser

National Center for Genome Resources

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man

How to Start/Organize a Genetic Program

Core Competencies in Genetics Essential for All Health-Care Professionals: National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics (NCHPEG)

Harnessing Genetics to Prevent Disease and Improve Health: The Partnership for Prevention (PDF)

Harnessing Genetics To Prevent Disease & Improve Health: A State Policy Guide

Genetic Testing

Association of Public Health Laboratories

ACCE Model System: CDC

Short Course in ACCE: CDC

Evaluation of Genomic Applications to Practice and Prevention (EGAPP): CDC


 National Society of Genetic Counselors

Understanding Gene Testing: Department of Health and Human Services

Family History

(Also see our Family History Links and Resources page)

American Medical Association: Family Medical History in Disease Prevention

The Family History Public Health Initiative in Genomics and Population Health: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genetic Alliance: A Guide to Family Health History (PDF)

US Surgeon General's Family Health History Initiative


Pharmacogenomics: American Association for Clinical Chemistry

Pharmacogenomics: American Medical Association

Ethical, Legal and Social Issues

The Belmont Report: Department of Health, Education and Welfare

Centre for Evidence-based Medicine

Collaboration, Education, and Test Translation Program for Rare Genetic Diseases (CETT)

The Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) Research Program

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's ELSI Project

Genetics, Genomics and the Patenting of DNA: World Health Organization (PDF)

NHLBI Working Group on Reporting Genetic Results in Research Studies: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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