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The National Center for Biotechnology Information advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information.

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  • Tools: Analyze data using NCBI software
  • Downloads: Get NCBI data or software
  • How-To's: Learn how to accomplish specific tasks at NCBI
  • Submissions: Submit data to GenBank or other NCBI databases

NCBI Announcements

  • Now Available: NCBI Insights Blog!

    28 Jan 2013

    NCBI has just released a new blog called NCBI Insights. Blog posts will provide an insider’s perspective to help users better understand us and our resources, explore issues of scientific interest that drive our resource development, and demonstrate how our resources can be used. Be sure to check in to the NCBI Insights Blog every week or so and let us know what you think!

  • Come to the NCBI Discovery Workshops on February 4&5!

    16 Jan 2013

    Spaces are still available for the free, 2-day Discovery Workshops to be held on the NIH Campus. Each hands-on session emphasizes a different set of NCBI resources using specific examples to highlight important features of the resources and tools and to demonstrate how to accomplish common tasks.

  • New version of Genome Workbench available

    06 Sep 2012

    An integrated, downloadable application for viewing and analyzing sequence data, the new version of Genome Workbench (2.6.0) has added features, improvements & bug fixes. For more information, see the Release Notes

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