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Apr 15, 2009 (Vol. 29, No. 8)

Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

URL:www.broad.mit.edu
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In 2003, Eli and Edythe Broad, recognizing the promise of genomics to change medicine, founded the institute at MIT/ Harvard that bears their name. Broadly organized, the institute has programs for cancer, genome biology, cell circuits, psychiatry, metabolic disease, popular genetics, chemical biology, infectious disease, and computational biology. Whew! Combine that with excellent coverage of news, links to enormous data sets, extensive programs for outreach, and a section relating to careers in the field and you’ve got an institute that is not only on the cutting edge of modern biology, but a superb website supporting its efforts. There’s even something for software junkies, with downloadable applications for handling/analyzing genomic sequences, genetic variation, linkages, gene expression, and more. A great site and a great program. Definitely worth a look.
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