Comprehensive tutorials on the publicly available Madeline 2.0 and CGAP databases enable researchers to quickly and effectively use these invaluable resources.
Seattle WA (PRWEB) August 17, 2009 -- OpenHelix today announced the availability of new tutorial suites on Madeline 2.0 and the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Genome Anatomy Project, or CGAP. The Madeline 2.0 Pedigree Drawing Engine is a free web-accessible tool for drawing simple and complex pedigrees. CGAP is an integrated resource that provides a collection of databases and analytical tools to help researchers investigate the biology of cancer.
The tutorial suites, available for single purchase or through a low- priced yearly subscription to all OpenHelix tutorials, contain an online, narrated, multimedia tutorial, which runs in just about any browser connected to the web, along with slides with full script, handouts and exercises. These tutorials will teach users:
OpenHelix, LLC, (www.openhelix.com) provides the genomics knowledge you need when you need it. OpenHelix provides online self-run tutorials and on-site training for institutions and companies on the most powerful and popular free, web-based, publicly accessible bioinformatics resources. In addition, OpenHelix is contracted by resource providers to provide comprehensive, long-term training and outreach programs.
# # #
Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/08/prweb2724994.htm.
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved