Human Ageing Genomic Resources
The Human Ageing Genomic Resources (HAGR) is a collection of databases and tools designed to help researchers study the genetics of human ageing using modern approaches such as functional genomics, network analyses, systems biology and evolutionary analyses.
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GenDR is a database of genes associated with dietary restriction based on genetic manipulation experiments and gene expression profiling.
Other Datasets, Tools and Projects
Other projects we are involved in include evolutionary studies, genome sequencing, cancer genomics, and gene expression analyses. The latter allowed us to identify a set of genes commonly altered during mammalian ageing which represents a conserved molecular signature of ageing.
In addition to developing datasets and performing numerous analyses we develop computational tools and software, including a Perl toolkit entitled the Ageing Research Computational Tools (ARCT), and a method to calculate the rate of ageing of a given population based on demographic parameters.
If you are interested in the genomics of ageing, please spare a moment to read our scientific strategy. In case you are lost, you can always visit our help section or search our resources. You can also learn more about our project and the people responsible, and please remember to read our disclaimer and copyright. Usage of HAGR or any of its associated resources implies you have read, understood, and accepted our terms and conditions and will abide by them.
Lastly, we have an extensive list of links regarding computational biology, genomics, gerontology, and comparative biology.
HAGR is employed by numerous researchers around the world and has been cited in dozens of publications. It was highlighted in Science (307:187), Nature Reviews Genetics (5:1362), and BioTechniques (39:21).