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Access and use of electronic resources made available by the Becker Medical Library are governed by license agreements between the School of Medicine and publishers or third parties. Several of the electronic resources carry some restriction on their use. Access may be restricted by user location, number of concurrent users, and/or password.

In short, most people experience access limitations based on the network to which their computer is connected. Below is a quick breakdown of what can be accessed from various networks.

BJH (Limited to) SLCH (Limited to) Proxy (Remote Access) WUSM Off Campus
UpToDate Online
American Academy of Pediatrics Journals
Applied Clinical Informatics
Harriet Lane Handbook
Red Book Online
UpToDate Online
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Lunchtime Bioinformatics Workshop Series

Flavin-binding domain of the enzyme Flavocytochrome b2 (1KBJ)

The flavin-binding domain of the enzyme Flavocytochrome b2 (1KBJ) - this structure was solved by the lab of F. Scott Mathews, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry. Image rendered by Jason Maynes, Ph.D., M.D.

Becker Medical Library will be offering a series of lunchtime bioinformatics workshops every Monday beginning February 1, 2010.  Classes will introduce a range of topics (see schedule, below).  Major databases and software tools will be discussed.  Please forward this information to anyone who may find it of interest.


When: Every Monday from Noon to 1 pm
Where: Room 601B in Becker Medical Library
Lunchtime Bioinformatics Workshop Series Schedule:


February 1 Introduction to information
February 8 Databases and Database Searching
February 15 Nucleic Acid Sequence Analysis
February 22 Protein Sequence Analysis
March 1 Genome Resources
March 8 Biological Pathways/Systems Biology
March 15 Sequence Similarity Searching
March 22 Gene Expression
March 29 Variation
April 5 Structure
April 12 Other Interesting Resources



No formal registration is required, but seating is limited. Arrive early to guarantee a seat. For more information, contact Kristi Holmes at 314-362-4737 or

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