Other sources of information about genomics

Here, you will find resources that help explain genetics, genomics and genomic testing. Some of this material was developed by Australian Genomics, specifically for Australians. Other resources have an international focus and highlight genomic trends in other countries. 

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Gene mutations (Types of Genetic Variation)

This factsheet explains gene mutations and is quite complex. It is a good resource if you are looking for a lot of detail to digest at your own pace or to discuss with your healthcare professional.
Source: Centre for Disease Education NSW Health (Australia)
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Introduction to genetics

This video provides a short introduction to genetics.
Source: Learning Genetics (USA)
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Genes and genetics explained

This webpage explains genetics and inheritance in detail. It starts with the very basics and includes a lengthy description, with a lot of information.
Source: Better Health Channel (Australia)
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Genes, DNA and cancer

This webpage explains briefly what genes and DNA are and how cancer is associated with genes. The information is explained in simple terms.
Source: Cancer Research UK
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What is genomics?

This Canadian video explains what DNA and genes are, what genomics is and how genomics may be relevant to us and the world.
Source: Genomics British Columbia (Canada)
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