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New Online Tutorials for Madeline 2.0 and CGAP from OpenHelix

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:

Madeline 2.0

  • to generate pedigrees representing simple, nuclear families with singles and multiple births
  • to introduce complex family arrangements including consanguineous marriages and multiple spouses
  • to track multiple phenotypes over several generations

  • to perform basic gene searches and understand the displays
  • to query the many types of gene expression data using CGAP tools
  • to access additional searches to query the Mitelman Database of Chromosome Aberrations in Cancer
  • to query a variety of CGAP databases and locate SAGE tags, BAC clones, SNPs, RNAi constructs and more

With the tutorials, researchers can quickly learn to effectively and efficiently use these resources. The scripts, handouts and other materials can also be used as a reference or for training others.

To find out more about these and over 70 other tutorial suites visit the OpenHelix Catalog and OpenHelix . Or visit the OpenHelix Blog for up-to-date information on genomics and genomics resources.

About OpenHelix
OpenHelix, LLC, ( 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.

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