Mouse Genome Informatics (MGI; is a free, highly curated resource providing searchable web-based and programmatic access to information about mouse genes, genome features, sequence variation, functional annotations, gene expression data, mutant alleles, phenotypes and human disease models.

This practical workshop is designed to include short introductory sections to MGI features and tools, as well as hands-on, practical experience working through biologically relevant exercises. The focus of this workshop will be on the web interface, no programming knowledge or prior experience is required. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own research-specific questions.

When:    Friday, April 21, 9:30am-11am and 11am - 12:30pm
               * The session at 9:30am is full. If you complete the survey after 9:15am CDT (April 4), you are in the 11am session.
Where:   FCT3.5016/5018
Cost:      free

*The room has 39 computers and currently seats are available for the second session that begins at 11am.

** Please complete this survey to register for the workshop. **

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