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Medical Student Resources

Resources for UMass Chan medical students.


The National Center for Biotechnology Information advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information.

DNA & RNA Databases - includes raw data DNA/RNA strings (Nucleotide), curated sequence data (RefSeq), protein sequences (Proteins), a sequence matching tool (BLAST), and BioProject, a collection of genetic studies.

OMIM - Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man is a full-text, comprehensive, authoritative, and timely compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes.

Genetics Resources

Gene Gateway Workbook - a get-started workbook with an introduction to genetics and genetics resources.

Gene Tests - information on currently available genetic tests.

Genetics Home Reference - a basic yet comprehensive reference resource on genes and genetics from the National Library of Medicine.

Human Genome Project - begun in 1990, this was the project designed to fully map the human genome.

Molecular Biology Information Resource Learning Modules - learning modules designed to assist users in utilizing the many different NCBI data resources.

National Human Genome Research Institute - the NIH genomic research institute's home page.

Public Health Genomics (CDC) - the CDC's public genomic interface.

Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms - an online dictionary of genetic terms.

Your Genes, Your Health - a multimedia guide to genetics from Cold Spring Harbor.

Genetics e-Books at UMMS

Genetics e-Journals at UMMS