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Bioinformatics Databases and Tools

Metacore -- genomic analytical tool and pathway analyzer. See here for access and registration info

TAIR --  The Arabidopsis Information Resources maintains a database of genetic and molecular biology data for Arabidopsis thaliana. 

NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information) --  collection public databases for research in computational biology, genome data, and biomedical information.

Ensembl -- software system which produces and maintains automatic annotation on selected eukaryotic genomes.

GenePattern --  analysis workflow tool developed to support multidisciplinary genomic research program.

BLAST -- analysis tool that finds regions of similarity between biological sequences.

Resource Highlights -- Find computational resources and programs; online training in Computer Science, Computational Biology and Applied Math & statistics, established online community.

Star --  MIT's homegrown Software Tools for Academics and Researchers to support understanding and applying research methods in the classroom.

Online Bioinformatics Resource Collection (OBRC) -- Hosted by the University of Pittsburgh's Health Sciences Library System.  OBRC is an extensive manually curated collection of biolnformatics databases and software tools (no longer updated).