Association for Studies in Computational Biology - The Association for
Studies in Computational Biology (ASICB) website is a Bioinformatics portal with a
focus on news and initiatives in India. The Knowledge Base section of the website
has great summaries of key topics in bioinformatics ranging from important
algorithms to descriptions of common lab techniques. The Resources section also
includes listings of important Bioinformatics journals and books.
NCBI Bookshelf - Searchable collection of biomedical books linked to
terms in PubMed abstracts; when viewing an abstract, click on *Books* link to see
phrases in abstract hyperlinked to book sections.
PubMed - Entrez-searchable database of biomedical literature citations
with links to molecular resources at the NCBI.
Users Guide to the Human Genome Hands-on - Users Guide to the Human Genome Hands-on tutorial for using
genome browsers as web tools for browsing and analyzing data from the Human Genome
Project and other sequencing efforts; features UCSC Genome Browser, NCBIs Map
Viewer, and Ensembl Genome Browser.
Directory of Open Access Journals - The Directory of Open Access Journals
provides a listing of open-access journals and a searchable database of article
abstracts from them. It aims to incorporate journals from all subjects and languages.
Public Libary of Science - The Public Library of Science (PLoS) is a
non-profit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's
scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource.
EBI Tools - EBI Tools is a project that aims to provide programmatic
access to the various databases and retrieval and analysis services EBI provides
through Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) and other related web service
GoPubMed - GoPubMed is a tool that allows users to explore the results
of PubMed queries in the context of Gene Ontology (GO) terms.
How to Use the Human Draft Sequence - Introduction to how the draft
sequence of the human genome can be used by biologists, includes examples of the
types of questions that can be answered with the data.
MIT OpenCourseWare - MIT OpenCourseWare provides free and open access
to some of MIT's course materials. There are hundreds of courses represented from
over thirty different disciplines, including Biology, Health Sciences and
Technology, and Science, Technology, and Society. No registration is required.
NCBI Education - What is bioinformatics? Why use bioinformatics?
excellent tutorials on BLAST and the Entrez search and retrieval system.