The Dolan DNA Learning Center provides web-based multimedia and interactive resources for genetics education. The center's website features interactive presentations on the use of DNA to study human evolution; laboratory and bioinformatics exercises on plant gentics; and laboratory exercises on RNA interference in roundworms (C. elegans) and other organisms. There is also a virtual exhibit chronicling the American eugenics movement of the early 20th century; a multimedia guide to gentics disorders; and a multimedia guide to cancer biology. Other materials include an animated primer on the basics of DNA, genes, and heredity; interactive materials on the history and applications of DNA research; an online resource for analyzing and comparing genes from plants in the Gramineae (grass) family; and many other resources.


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    Informal Education,Genomics,Higher Education,Genetics,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-111-903,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Biological science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120106133058263T,High School,Health/Medicine,Life Science,Middle School,General Public



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