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Educational Resources

These educational resources are intended to spark scientific curiosity, improve genomic literacy and foster engagement among learners.

Fact Sheets about Genomics

Fact sheets explaining complex concepts in genomics research to a non-scientific audience.

X chromosome

NHGRI offers infographics to tell stories related to genomics using data visualizations.

Human Genome Project Timeline of Events | NHGRI

NHGRI offers timelines to provide historical perspective on various genomics-related topics.

Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms

250 common genetic terms pronounced and explained in an easy-to-understand way by leading scientists and professionals

​Genomics Teaching Tools | NHGRI
Genomics Teaching Tools

Teaching tools to present the foundations of genomics to students and help them understand the impact of genomics in their lives.

​Genomics Outreach | NHGRI
​Community Outreach

NHGRI educates students, teachers and the public about genomics through outreach events and hands-on activities.

Healthcare Providers
Healthcare Professionals Resources

Essential genomics competencies, practice guidelines, and curricular resources for a variety of health professions.

About Our Body
Genome: Unlocking Life's Code

An exhibition that examines the complexities of the genome - the complete set of genetic or hereditary material of a living organism - and chronicles the remarkable breakthroughs that have taken place since the completion of the Human Genome Project.

Young Doctors
Genomics Education Resource Center (GenomeEd)

GenomeEd is a free repository of high-quality genomics educational resources for group instruction or self-directed learning by healthcare professionals and educators.

Last updated: February 28, 2023