Round 6 of applications for gene editing in rats by the GERRC is now open! To find out how to nominate your gene of interest, click here. But don't delay--this round closes September 16th.

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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
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
17th International SHR Symposium/52nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Hypertension Related Disease Model Research, UDX Gallery, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan - September 22-23, 2016; Abstract submission closed
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
10th International Biocuration Conference, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA – March 26-29, 2017
AMIA 2017 Joint Summits on Translational Science, Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel, San Francisco, CA, USA – March 27-30, 2017; Submission Deadline: September 22, 2016
Experimental Biology 2017, Chicago, IL, USA - April 22-26, 2017; Abstract deadline: November 17, 2016
19th Annual International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society Genes, Brain and Behavior Meeting, Faculty of Medicine, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain - May 15-18, 2017
25th Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology/16th European Conference on Computational Biology, Prague Convention Center, Prague, Czech Republic - July 21-25, 2017
Nicotinamide Adenine
Dinucleotide Pathways
RGD releases three pathway diagram pages pertinent to NAD metabolism. Click here to explore.
InterViewer - Protein
Interaction Analysis
RGD releases a new viewer for protein-protein interaction visualization. Click here for more.
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.
As of June 1, 2016, RGD retired our GBrowse genome browsers in favor of the newer, more agile JBrowse. Click here to learn more.
RGD releases an interactive diagram page for the fibrinolysis pathway. Click here to learn more.
Alliance of
Genome Resources
Help us make sure your needs are heard by the new Alliance of Genome Resources! Click here to go to the survey.
Warfarin Drug
RGD publishes three pathway diagram pages for warfarin, a vitamin K antagonist and anticoagulant. Click here to explore.
GERRC Round 6
The MCW Gene Editing Rat Resource Center is accepting gene nominations for genetically modified rats until September 16th! Click here to learn more.
 Latest News
    08/22 - RGD publishes a new interactive diagram page for the fibrinolysis pathway
    08/17 - NIH Releases a Request for Information on Metrics to Assess Value of Data Repositories
    08/05 - RGD releases three interactive pathway diagram pages for the vitamin K antagonist and anticoagulant warfarin
    07/28 - RGD introduces InterViewer, a new Cytoscape-based viewer that displays interactions between selected sets of proteins
    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