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About Access Restrictions to Electronic Resources

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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Lasergene Core Suite

Lasergene Core Suite from DNASTAR is a comprehensive DNA and protein sequence analysis software suite comprised of several applications (SeqBuilder Pro, SeqMan Pro, MegAlign, MegAlign Pro, GeneQuest, Protean 3D, SeqNinja, GenVision, PrimerSelect and EditSeq). With these applications you can edit sequences and create maps, assemble contigs, perform multiple and pairwise alignments, design primers, discover genes, analyze and visualize protein structure, perform automated virtual cloning, create publication-quality illustrations, and much, much more.

Lasergene Core Suite is available to the Washington University community for an initial license cost of $1,200 per lab.  After the initial license purchase, the yearly license fee is $350 per lab (charge starting from the second year). The Lasergene Core Suite license year runs from August to August, with licenses renewing automatically. License costs can not be prorated.

To license Lasergene Core Suite through Becker Library please complete the new user registration form.

If you have any questions about Lasergene Core Suite, please contact Marcy Vana at 314-362-2796 or


Additional Lasergene Core Suite Resources


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