Education resources

  • DNA from the beginning
    DNA from the Beginning is an animated, online textbook on genetics and molecular biology.

  • To know ourselves
    An overview of the Human Genome Project and the history of the Department of Energy's role. It was edited and produced at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

  • Your Genes, Your choices
    Your Genes, Your Choices describes the Human Genome Project, the science behind it, and the ethical, legal, and social issues that are raised by the project. This book was written as part of the Science + Literacy for Health project of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.

  • Blazing a Genetic Trail
    A report from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute covering the latest research on mutant genes and hereditary diseases.


  • Blast
    Blast searches a collection of genome databases to find sequences similar to one you input.