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Your Genome & You

Resource List

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Resources
  • NHGRI Fact Sheets (In English and Spanish)
    NHGRI has produced a series of fact sheets to provide an overview of the Institute, explore the social implications of genetic research, and explain genetic concepts and research techniques.
  • NHGRI Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms (In English and Spanish)
    The Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms is an easy way to find out what an unfamiliar genetic term means.
Genome: Unlocking Life's Code Resources
Other Resources
  • Genetic Alliance: Beyond The DNA - Your Informative Guide to Epigenetics and Health
    Infographic on how epigenetics works and what it means for you in a fun and interactive way
  • Genes in Life
    Genes in Life is a place to learn about all the ways genetics is a part of your life. On this site you will learn how genetics affects you and your family, why you should talk to your healthcare providers about genetics, how to get involved in genetics research, etc.
  • Your DNA, the Environment and Ecogenetics YouTube video
    This video, from the Center for Ecogenetics, Environment and Health and the Center for Genomics and Healthcare Equality at the University of Washington, introduces the concept of epigenetics by demonstrating the outcome of an environmentally induced epigenetic change through animation.

Posted: March 14, 2016

Last updated: March 14, 2016