FB2015_03, released June 26, 2015

A Database of Drosophila Genes & Genomes

Introduction to Drosophila Research

FlyBase is a database of genetic and molecular data for D. melanogaster and other Drosophila species, targeted to an audience of research professionals. The resources listed here may be more useful to those new to flies.

A basic introduction to Drosophila can be found at:

» http://www.ceolas.org/fly/intro.html
» http://modencode.sciencemag.org/drosophila/introduction
» http://g3journal.org/content/3/2/353.abstract

Images and movies describing Drosophila development can be viewed at:

» http://flymove.uni-muenster.de/

An introduction to the modENCODE Project can be found at:

» http://modencode.sciencemag.org/

Computer-simulated genetic experiments can be performed via Virtual FlyLab at:

» http://www.biologylab.awlonline.com/

Links to these and many other Drosophila resources can be found at
Gerard Manning's Drosophila Virtual Library:

» http://www.ceolas.org/fly/

If you can't find the information you are looking for, we suggest you address appropriate requests to the fly community by posting a message to the Drosophila discussion group bionet.drosophila

» http://www.bio.net/hypermail/dros/

or e-mail your message to droslinknet.bio.net.