Resources

Discussion Handouts

Although we encourage everyone to read the book, we understand that some people may not be able to.  We are structuring the discussions so that everyone can participate regardless.  Here is the handout we will be using, it has excerpts from the books to spark conversation.

BigReadDiscussionParagraphs (pdf)

BigReadDiscussionParagraphs (doc)

We also prepared a short handout describing the basics of of “Genotype to Phenotype Mapping”.

GeneticMapping_(pdf)

GeneticMapping_(doc)

DCTV

The local cable station, DCTV, has produced a 30 minute discussion of the book for their program In the Studio.  Moderated by Jay Johnstone, the program discusses the book with UC-Davis graduate students Jeremy Berg and Judy Wexler.  The programs airs on channel 15 on February 21, 22, and 26 at 7:00 PM, February 28, 28 at 7:30 PM and March 4 at 7:30 PM.

Additionally, the program will be available on AT&T’s U-verse service, Channel 99, and on demand at http://dctv.davismedia.org/node/37009

Genomics in the News

The $1000 genome is here!
The next X-Prize

Technology Examples

Overview: Progress in sequencing technologies
PCR
Illumina sequencing reaction

Terminology

Genome
Transcriptome
Phenome
Pharmacogenomics
Variome
SNP

Other Useful Links

http://blogs.plos.org/genomeboy/
http://www.decodeme.com/
https://www.23andme.com/
http://thepersonalgenome.com/
http://genomecommons.org/
http://diybio.org/
https://www.counsyl.com/
http://snpedia.com/index.php/SNPedia
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/facesofamerica/

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