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MGI is the international database resource for the laboratory mouse, providing integrated genetic, genomic, and biological data to facilitate the study of human health and disease.

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What's new at MGI
updated March 13, 2017 
  • The hierarchical Disease Ontology (DO) is incorporated into MGI. Read more...
  • The MGI FTP site has a new URL: Read more...
  • The Human - Mouse: Disease Connection now includes human phenotypes from the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO). Read more...
  • New Mouse dbSNP Query offers improved performance and updated data. Read more...
  • The Gene Expression Data Query adds a Batch Search utility to facilitate searches for expression data using lists of gene symbols or IDs. Read more...
Community Interest

MGI Workshops

May 5, 2017    University of California, San Francisco
  • If you would like to host an MGI workshop at your institution, contact User Support to discuss the details.
  • A typical MGI workshop includes a brief presentation (sample) and a hands-on, interactive tutorial (sample).
  • If you would like to schedule a remote interactive session to learn to use MGI, contact User Support to discuss the details.
Research Highlights
  • High-throughput discovery of novel developmental phenotypes. Nature. 2016 Sep 22;537(7621):508-514..
  • Genetic Background Limits Generalizability of Genotype-Phenotype Relationships. Neuron. 2016 Sep 21;91(6):1253-9. PubMed
Other Resources

The International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium project is systematically phenotyping knockout mice from the mutant ES cells produced by the International Mouse Knockout Consortium. Data will be integrated into MGI as available.

Contributing Projects:
Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO), MouseCyc
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