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Education Resources

We have created this page to provide easy access to public engagement of science and related information on the Web. Typical questions you might wish to ask using this site include:

What is DNA, a gene, a chromosome? How are proteins made? How are genes inherited?
Go to: 'Genetics for Beginners'

Where can I find out what gene causes a specific disorder? Where can I find a support group?
Go to: 'Genetic Disorders'

Is GM food safe to eat? How are embryonic stem cells being used in research? Should everyone have their genome sequenced?
Go to: 'Science in the News'

Where can I find interactive science centres and exhibitions?
Go to: 'Exhibitions'

How can I contact a scientist to ask them a question?
Go to: 'Ask a Question'

Click on the menu on the left of the page to find links to web sites that might answer these questions and many more.

Please let us know if you find this site interesting and informative.  If you have any comments you would like to make or any links that you think should be included then please email us at hgnc@genenames.org