The RGD 2017 User Survey
To help us plan for data and software tool developments that will support, facilitate, and enhance your research, we are conducting a short survey on how you currently use RGD and what your future needs might be.
Please help us help you by answering a few questions!

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Gene Ontology, Phenotype, Pathway
Genome browser
Search Strains
Genes, QTL & Strains related to Disease
Data mining, visualization
Phenotypes & Traits linked to the genome
Phenotype data, Assays, Husbandry and more
Pathway reports and diagrams
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
30th Annual Meeting on The Biology of Genomes, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA - May 9-13, 2017; Abstract Deadline: February 17, 2017
Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA - May 15-17, 2017; Abstract Deadline (oral presentation): March 13, 2017
International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society (IBANGS) 2017 - 19th Annual Genes, Brain and Behavior Meeting, Faculty of Medicine, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain - May 15-18, 2017; Early Registration Deadline: February 15, 2017
Keystone Symposia - Aging and Mechanisms of Aging-Related Disease, Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan - May 15-19, 2017; Abstract Submission Deadline: February 15, 2017
ICSB 2017: 19th International Conference on Systems Biology, Dubai, UAE - May 19-20, 2017; Abstract Deadline: December 20, 2016
82nd Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Symposium on Quantitative Biology - Chromosome Segregation & Structure, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA - May 31-June 5, 2017; Abstract Deadline: March 15, 2017
15th Annual Complex Trait Community and Rat Genomics & Models Conference, FedEx Institute of Technology, Memphis, TN, USA - June 13-17, 2017; Abstract Deadline: May 10, 2017
Gordon Research Conference - Developmental Biology, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, USA - June 25-30, 2017; Application Deadline: May 28, 2017
25th Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology/16th European Conference on Computational Biology (ISMB/ECCB 2017), Prague Convention Center, Prague, Czech Republic - July 21-25, 2017; Abstract Submission Deadline: April 13, 2017
8th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics, Boston Marriott Cambridge, Boston, MA, USA - August 20-23, 2017; Poster Submission Deadline: June 7, 2017
11th Annual Genomics of Common Diseases Conference, Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK - September 6-9, 2017; Abstract Deadline: July, 11, 2017
International Conference on Biomedical Ontology (ICBO 2017), Copthorne Hotel Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK - September 13-15, 2017; Submission Deadline: June 2, 2017
EMBO/EMBL Symposium - The Non-Coding Genome, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany - September 13-16, 2017; Abstract Deadline: June 21, 2017
10th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing, BioMedical Engineering and Informatics (CISP-BMEI 2017), Shanghai, China - October 14-16, 2017; Paper Submission Deadline: July 10, 2017
EMBL Conference: Mammalian Genetics and Genomics: From Molecular Mechanisms to Translational Applications/31st Intl. Mammalian Genome Society Conference/Mouse Molecular Genetics, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany - Oct. 24-27, 2017; Abstract Deadline: Aug. 1, 2017
Genome Informatics, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA - November 1-4, 2017; Abstract Deadline: August 18, 2017
AMIA Annual Symposium, Washington Hilton, Washington DC, USA - November 4-8, 2017; Submission Deadline: March 9, 2017
ASCB/EMBO 2017 Meeting, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA - December 2-6, 2017; Abstract Deadline: August 1, 2017
                   
Bonobo Genes
in RGD
RGD has included genes for the bonobo. Click here to find out more and to see the data.
Developmental Disease
Portal
RGD announces the release of the Developmental Disease Portal. Click here to learn more!
RGD Introduces
Dog Genes
RGD has added dog genes to the database. Click here for details.
Nfe2l2 Signaling
Pathway and Updates
RGD releases the Nfe2l2 (Nrf2) signaling pathway diagram page and two important updates. Click here to learn more.
RGD Adds
Chinchilla Data
RGD now includes chinchilla genes. Click here to investigate new annotations.
Pathways in
Iron Homeostasis
RGD publishes the iron homeostasis pathway and an updated heme biosynthetic pathway. Click here to learn more.
RGD Welcomes
Squirrel!
RGD has added genes for the thirteen-lined ground squirrel. Click here to learn more and explore our new data!
Iron-Sulfur
Pathways
RGD publishes two diagram pages for the mitochondrial and cytosolic [Fe-S] pathways. Click here to investigate.