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U.S. Government Genetics Agencies Online

  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Genomics & Disease Prevention
    Information about human genetic discoveries and how to use to improve health and prevent disease.
  • Department of Energy
    Multiple genetics educational resources.
  • Genetic Modification Clinical Research Information System (GeMCRIS)
    Access to an array of information about human gene transfer trials registered with the NIH.
  • Genetics and Social Science
    A genetics educational program that provides social and behavioral scientists with sufficient genetics background to allow them to engage effectively in interdisciplinary research with genetics researchers. The Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) at the National Institutes of Health, partnered with the National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics to create the free, Web-based project.
  • Health Resources and Services Administration — Genetics Services Branch
    Organization with mission to improve and expand access to quality healthcare for all.
  • National Cancer Institute
    Authoritative information about cancer genetics.
  • National Human Genome Research Institute
    Research, health, policy, ethics, education, and training information & resources.
  • National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - Environmental Genome Project
    Project to improve understanding of human genetic susceptibility to environmental exposures.
  • National Institutes of Health
    Research, health, policy, ethics, education, and training information & resources.
  • National Institutes of Health Obesity Research
    Information about NIH-supported research that seeks to identify genetic, behavioral and environmental causes of obesity.
  • National Institute of Nursing Research - Summer Genetics Institute
    Summer Genetics Institute program that is designed to provide training in molecular genetics for use in research and clinical practice.
  • Office of Rare Diseases Research, National Institutes of Health
    Information on thousands of rare disorders.
  • Secretary's Advisory Committee on Genetic Testing
    Policy issues regarding genetic testing (archival).
  • Secretary's Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health, and Society
    Policy issues regarding the impact of genetic technologies on society.

Last updated: January 31, 2012