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Featured RGD Video Tutorials

JBrowse Genome Browser

This video will demonstrate how to use the RGD JBrowse Genome Browser. The JBrowse Genome Browser allows the user to view objects such as genes, variants, QTLs, and so forth in their genomic context. You can view versions for Rat, Human and Mouse.

Molecular Pathway Diagrams

This video will demonstrate how to use the RGD Molecular Pathway Diagrams. You can access the Ontology Report for the pathway, view the description for the pathway with its various interactions and components, and you can click on any of the pathway's interactive features to view more information about that entity.

PhenoGen Informatics Genome/Transcriptome Data and Browser

RGD has been providing links from our gene pages to the PhenoGen Informatics Genome/Transcriptome Data Browser, but there's a good chance you don't know all there is to know about the tool. Want more information about how to use it so you can get the most out of its data and functionality? This informative hands-on workshop video is just the tutorial to help you with that!

Click here to access RGD's Rat Community Videos page.  This page includes all of the tutorial videos that RGD has produced, plus other videos of interest to rat researchers.
 Conference Watch
The Allied Genetics Conference - Mouse Genetics, Orlando, FL, USA - July 13-17, 2016; Abstract Deadline: March 23, 2016
The Allied Genetics Conference – Population, Evolutionary & Quantitative Genetics, Orlando, FL, USA, July 13-17, 2016; Abstract Deadline: March 23, 2016
FASEB Research Conference - Protein Kinase Signaling Network Regulation, Base Village Conference Center, Snomass Village, CO, USA - July 17-22, 2016; Registration Deadline: June 17, 2016
Gordon Research Conference - The Use of Big Data in Health Related Research, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China - July 17-22, 2016; Application Deadline: June 19, 2016
7th International Conference on Biomedical Ontology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA – August 1-4, 2016; Submission Deadline: April 15, 2016 (paper), May 15, 2016 (poster)
Regulatory & Non-Coding RNAs, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA - August 23-27, 2016; Abstract Deadline: June 2, 2016
Genome Informatics, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK - September 19-22, 2016; Abstract Deadline: July 26, 2016
Complex Trait Community 15th Annual Meeting, Dolfi and Lola Auditoriums, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel - September 19-22, 2016; Abstract Deadline: July 31, 2016
Mechanisms of Aging, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA - September 26-30, 2016; Abstract Deadline: July 25, 2016
Biological Data Science, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA - October 26-29, 2016; Abstract Deadline: August 12, 2016
AMIA 2016 Annual Symposium, Hilton Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA - November 12-16, 2016; Submission Deadline: March 10, 2016
The 2016 ASCB Annual Meeting, Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, USA - December 3-7, 2016; Talk and Abstract Deadline: August 2, 2016
Keystone Symposia - Omics Strategies to Study the Proteome, Beaver Run Resort, Breckenridge, CO, USA - January 29-February 2, 2017; Abstract Deadline: September 28, 2016
Keystone Symposia - Noncoding RNAs: From Disease to Targeted Therapeutics, Banff, Alberta, Canada - February 5 - 9, 2017; Abstract Deadline: November 2, 2016
Global Technology Community 15th Annual Cytokines & Inflammation Conference, San Diego, CA, USA - February 6-7, 2017; Abstract deadline: December 6, 2016
Gordon Research Conference - Cell Biology of Megakaryocytes & Platelets, Renaissance Tuscany II Ciocco, Lucca (Barga), Italy - February 26-March 3, 2017; Application Deadline: January 29, 2017
Society of Toxicology 56th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD, USA - March 12-16, 2017; Abstract deadline: October 7, 2016
Experimental Biology 2017, Chicago, IL, USA - April 22-26, 2017; Abstract deadline: November 17, 2016
Nicotinamide Adenine
Dinucleotide Pathways
RGD releases three pathway diagram pages pertinent to NAD metabolism. Click here to explore.
Aging and Age-Related
Disease Portal
RGD's announces the release of our tenth disease portal, the Aging and Age-Related Disease Portal. Click here for details.
Coagulation and
Related Pathways
RGD publishes three new interactive diagram pages for the coagulation cascade, protein C anticoagulant and vitamin K cycle pathways. Click here to explore.
Pathway Diagram
Tutorial Video
RGD's newest tutorial video details what you can see and do on an Interactive Pathway Diagram portal page. Click here to learn more.
Metabolic Pathway
RGD releases the interactive diagram page for the kynurenine metabolic pathway. Click here to investigate.
Default Assembly &
Position Display
The Rnor 6.0 assembly is now RGD's default, and the "Position" table on RGD's gene pages has been enhanced with links to multiple genome browsers. Click here to learn more!
Disease Pathway
RGD releases the Huntington disease pathway diagram page. Click here to investigate the details of this devastating condition.
As of June 1, 2016, RGD retired our GBrowse genome browsers in favor of the newer, more agile JBrowse. Click here to learn more.
 Latest News
    07/18 - RGD releases three new interactive diagram pages for the coagulation cascade and related protein C anticoagulant and vitamin K cycle pathways
    06/20 - RGD publishes three interactive pathway diagram pages for nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide biosynthesis, utilization and metabolism
    06/06 - RGD releases the interactive diagram page for the kynurenine metabolic pathway
    05/05 - RGD announces the retirement of our GBrowse genome browsers
    05/02 - RGD publishes an interactive diagram page for the Huntington disease pathway
    04/12 - RGD releases a tutorial video about our Interactive Pathway Diagrams
    04/08 - Rnor6 now RGD's default assembly; position display on report pages enhanced
    04/04 - RGD releases an updated interactive diagram page for the Parkinson disease pathway
    04/01 - RGD announces the release of the Parkinson disease pathway suite
    03/28 - RGD releases an interactive diagram page for the dopamine signaling pathway
    02/08 - RGD publishes two new pathway diagrams: chaperone mediated autophagy and altered mitochondrial autophagy
    12/21 - RGD adds data for the mitochondrial chromosome to JBrowse
    12/15 - RGD announces the release of the Aging and Age-Related Disease Portal
    12/14 - RGD publishes a pathway suite dedicated to mitochondria homeostasis
    11/23 - RGD releases the interactive pathway page for the mitochondrial protein import pathway
    11/20 - RGD releases Cytoscape charts displaying disease and pathway relationships of miRNA target genes
    11/06 - RGD announces the Small Molecule Pathway Database (SMPDB) Annotation Import Pipeline
    10/29 - RGD releases new OLGA-Object List Generator and Analyzer Video Tutorial
    10/28 - RGD members featured in Medical College of Wisconsin promotional video
    10/19 - RGD releases two interactive diagram pages for the mitochondrial autophagy and mitochondria dynamics pathways, two intimately connected networks
    09/28 - RGD publishes an interactive diagram page for the cardiolipin metabolic pathway
    08/31 - RGD releases four interactive diagram pages for doxorubicin drug and related pathways in a pathway suite
    08/26 - Registration is now open for the 2015 Rat Genomics and Models meeting
    08/10 - RGD releases the DNA Damage Response pathway suite
    07/30 - RGD publishes the S-adenosylmethionine Homeostasis Pathway Suite Network
    07/27 - RGD releases a comprehensive update of the insulin responsive facilitative sugar transporter mediated glucose transport pathway