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Thursday, March 1, 2001
The HS T-Wing, including the Health Sciences Library & Information Center, and K.K. Sherwood Library and Harborview Hall are closed.
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March 2001

Bioinformatics: the field of science in which biology, computer science, and information technology merge into a single discipline.
UW graduate programs in bioinformatics

 *Computational Molecular Biology
 *Graduate Program in Biomedical and Health Informatics

 *UW Bioinformatics Resources
 *Health Sciences Library Bioinformatics Consultant

book and computer monitor  Bioinformatics journals

 * Bioinformatics (Formally CABIOS)
 * Nucleic Acids Research January 2001  Annual January 1 molecular biology database issue consisting of an updated compilation of biological database resources
 * Journal of Computational Biology

NCBI logo   National Center for Biotechnology Information   ... creates public databases, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for analyzing genome data, and disseminates biomedical information.

 * Field Guide to NCBI Resources

 * NCBI Bioinformatics educational resources

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DNA  How many genes?  Recent estimates, in the range of 30,000 to 35,000 human protein coding genes, are significantly less than the textbook estimate of approximately 100,000.

 * Genome's Riddle: Few Genes, Much Complexity[New York Times, Feb 13, 2001]
 *  Initial sequencing and analysis of the human genome: Gene content of the human genome  [Nature Vol 409, 860 - 921, Feb 15 2001]Information About Access Restrictions
 *Gene Number: What If There Are Only 30,000 Human Genes? [Science, Vol 291, 1255-1257, Feb16 2001]
 * Nature Genetics Vol 25, June 2000

  • Editorial: The nature of the number
  • News and Views: How to count...human genes
  • Analysis of expressed sequence tags indicates 35,000 human genes

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