About VectorBase Tutorials


VectorBase is a Bioinformatics Resource Center (BRC) focused on invertebrate vectors of human disease. VectorBase is one of four Bioinformatics Resource Centers funded by NIAID to provide web-based resources to the scientific community conducting basic and applied research on organisms considered potential agents of biowarfare or bioterrorism or causing emerging or re-emerging diseases. This project has been funded with Federal funds from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHSN272201400029C to the University of Notre Dame (F. Collins, PI). As a requirement of this funding all VectorBase resources are made freely available to the research community under the GNU General Public License.

On this site you can access information about specific Organisms, access Data resources for those organisms,  and use a variety of Tools to analyze these data sets. We also provide the ability to Downloads various data sets, and a set of Help pages that provide Tutorials and other background information.  You can also participate in Discussions.

Please explore the site, and we welcome any feedback through our Contact form.


As part of the BRC activities VectorBase has documented the following data:



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