Genetics & Genomics

Consumer and professional resources covering all aspects of genetics and genomics, from the basics of genes and inheritance to advanced genomic research and CRISPR editing.


  • ClinGen
    Defines the clinical relevance of genes and variants for use in precision medicine and research.
  • Gene Ontology
    Representation of current scientific knowledge about the functions of genes in different organisms.
  • GeneCards
    Searchable database that provides information on all annotated and predicted human genes.
  • GenomeNet
    Databases and computational services for genome research and related research areas. - Also see: KEGG
  • NCBI: Gene
    Records include nomenclature, maps, pathways, variations, phenotypes, and external links.

Leading Journals

  • American Journal of Human Genetics
    Monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal in the field of human genetics.
  • Genetics (Journal)
    Publishes empirical studies of organisms ranging from microbes to humans.
  • Nature Genetics
    Monthly journal publishing the best research from across the field of genetics.
  • PLOS Genetics
    Publishes studies of broad interest that provide significant insight into biological processes.
  • Science News: Genetics
    Concise, current and comprehensive overview of the latest scientific research.

Professional Organizations