Research at NHGRI
See Also: Online Research Resources
for Genetic and Genomic Researchers

Online Research Resources Developed at NHGRI

NHGRI Research Projects

  • Breast Cancer Information Core (BIC)
    A central repository for information regarding mutations and polymorphisms in breast cancer susceptibility genes.
  • Clinical Genomic Database (CGD)
    A manually-curated database of all conditions with known genetic causes, focusing on the utility of genetic/genomic diagnosis and the availability of disease-specific interventions.
  • Histone Sequence Database
    An updated collection of histone-fold containing proteins.
  • Homeodomain Resource
    An annotated collection of non-redundant protein sequences, three-dimensional structures, and genomic information for the homeodomain protein family.
  • Limb Morphology Database
    Standardized terms used to describe human morphology developed by an international group of clinicians working in the field of dysmorphology.
  • Mnemiopsis Genome Project Portal
    Access to the annotated Mnemiopsis genomic sequence, the first set of publicly available whole-genome sequencing data from any ctenophore species.
  • Multiplex Initiative
    A large, multi-disciplinary research collaboration to examine the effects of genetic susceptibility testing for several common health conditions.
  • NHGRI Dog Genome Project
    Information for researchers and dog owners interested in finding the genetic basis of morphologic traits, behaviors, or diseases in the domestic dog in order to improve the health and well being of dogs and their human companions.
  • Pallister-Hall Syndrome
    Information for professionals and families caring for or affected by Pallister-Hall Syndrome.
  • Pigment Cell Gene Resource
    A centralized, comprehensive resource of published scientific data relevant to pigment cell biology.
  • Red Cell Membrane Disorder Mutations Database
    A database containing confirmed mutations to inherited disorders of the erythrocyte membrane associated with hemolytic anemia including Hereditary Spherocytosis (HS), Hereditary Elliptocytosis (HE) Hereditary Pyropoikilocytosis (HPP).
  • Supplementary Material
    Supplementary material not available through publishers' Web sites for NHGRI manuscripts published from 2012-present.
  • Zebrafish Insertion Collection (ZInC)
    A Web-based, searchable collection of zebrafish mutations generated by DNA insertion.

NHGRI-Developed Software and Analysis Tools

  • bam2mpg
    A Bayesian genotype caller for NextGen sequencing data.
  • Conserved Domain-based Prediction (CDPred)
    A computational algorithm that is designed to theoretically calculate the effect of substituting an amino acid relative to the reference sequence within functional modules - the protein domains.
  • GeIST
    A set of files and scripts used to detect and annotate MLV integration sites.
  • GeneLink
    A data management system designed to facilitate genetic studies of complex traits.
  • Genometric Analysis Simulation Program (G.A.S.P.)
    A software suite that provides an interactive user interface for the mining and analysis of microarray gene expression data.
  • ROMPrev
    A software suite for quantitative trait and locus-specific heritability estimation and association testing using the revised ROMP method.
  • Shimmer
    A tool for the detection of genetic alterations in tumors from Next Generation sequence data.
    A tool for scoring exonic variants for features associated with exon skipping and ectopic splice site creation.
  • SOOP
    A tool for the design and selection of overgo probes optimized for high-throughput comparative mapping.
  • SubmiRine
    A software package for predicting microRNA target site variants (miR-TSVs) from clinical genomic data sets.
  • Tiled Regression Analysis Package (TRAP)
    A software framework for selecting a set of genetic predictors which jointly explain trait variation with an additive regression model.
  • trieFinder
    A tool that rapidly maps sequence tags to RefSeq, UniGene, and genomic sequences, providing output amenable to both transcript quantification and the detection of novel transcripts.
  • Var-MD
    An annotation and analysis tool for next-generation sequencing variants in rare diseases and small pedigrees.
  • VarSifter
    A graphical java program designed to display, sort, filter, and generally sift variation data from massively parallel sequencing experiments.

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Last Updated: October 5, 2015