Getting Help with the UCSC Genome Browser

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Do you suspect that there is a lot more to the Genome Browser than you have been using? Timeslots are available to host a Genome Browser workshop at your institution. Thanks to the funding support of NHGRI, we are able to offer hands-on Genome Browser training onsite at your institution at very affordable prices, tailored to your audience's level of expertise.     Host

For more information or to submit a request to host a workshop, please visit our sign-up page.

Can't host?  Catch one of our training sessions in your area:

August 20-21, 2018 Genome Center. UC Davis, California. Contact for access.
August 28, 2018 Variant Effect Training Course. Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia. Johor, Malaysia.
September 13, 2018 Children's Mercy Hospital, UMKC School of Medicine. Kansas City, MO. Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine course.
September 18, 2018 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Contact Barrie Hayes ( for information.
September 19, 2018 Department of Neurology, Duke University. Durham, NC. Contact Valerie Duke ( for access.
September 21, 2018 Integrative Bioinformatics, NIEHS. Research Triangle Park, NC. Contact Tom Randall ( for information.
October 17, 2018 ASHG Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. FREE workshop. Wednesday 7:15 am [sic] - 8:45. Room 5AB Convention Center
October 18, 2018 ASHG Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. Part of Data visualization workshop. Thursday 2:00 pm - 3:30. Room 5AB Convention Center
  future: Cincinnati; UCLA; Sao Paulo; City of Hope; Plant and Animal Genomes; Graz, Austria;

Online training and tutorials

Our video tutorials address some common questions we've gathered from our mailing list. Along the way we try to show you interesting features of the Browser you may not have found on your own.

Visit our YouTube channel or use the links below.

Video tutorials

Video tutorials

Other content produced at UCSC

External resources

User's guides for tools in the Genome Browser

Contact and mailing list information

Mirroring and source code

Associated publications and announcements