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Bioinformatics: Guides

Last Updated: May 23, 2018 1:03 PM


Biological  Names - Resources on the naming and searching of organisms in bibliographic, genomic, and reference databases. Compiled and maintained by Fred Stoss, biological sciences, environmental sciences and mathematics liaison

Copyright Guides:

Drug Information Resources – Prepared by UB Libraries Pharmacy liaison, Deborah McConnell Chiarella. Provides information on drug monographs, drug nomenclature, pill images, interactions/adverse effects, and off label use.

Medical Images: Selected Resources – Maintained by Diane Rein, Bioinformatics and Molecular Biology Liaison at UB Libraries. Provides access to images, videos, audio, and other multimedia formats to biological and medically oriented images including how to retrieve images from the various subscription databases at UB (Medline, Science Direct, Clinical Key, etc.), image search engines, images related to specific medical disciplines (dermatology, cardiology, histology, neuroscience, etc.), biology (anatomy, embryology), general topics such as cancer and public health, and more.

Patents – Annotated guide to the major patent databases, national/international patent offices, commercial patent services, and sections on copyright and intellectual property. Collated by Nancy Schiller, UB Libraries’ engineering librarian.

Spectra & Spectral Data – An extensive and generously annotated guide for locating all types of spectra in all types of formats (print, subscription databases, Internet public domain) prepared by A. Ben Wagner, chemistry and physics librarian at UB.  The subsections detailing mass spectra, NMR, and X-ray crystallography spectra will be of particular interest to those performing research in the molecular biology sciences and/or bioinformatically.

Toxicology In-depth Research Guide – Guide to extensive review of a topic related to toxicology or when a detailed analysis of a the toxicology of a particular substance is needed. Created and maintained by A. Ben Wagner, chemistry and physics librarian at UB.

Bioinformatics & Molecular Biology Information Resources Liaison

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Diane Rein
Health Sciences Library
University at Buffalo Libraries
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University at Buffalo
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