Biotechnology Informational Sites
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Biosciences and Biotechnology at LLNL
[Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)] “Working with academia, industry, and government, we leverage the laboratory’s capabilities in the physical and engineering sciences to conduct biosciences and biotechnology research of national importance.” This site contains information about LLNL’s bioscience research which includes three main areas: genomics, disease susceptibility and prevention, and healthcare and medical device technology.
[Univ. of Texas] Biotechnology-related science and educational resource links.
[LSUMC] “In an effort to share information about current issues in infectious diseases, each biweekly issue of Bug Bytes will attempt to present a single problem in infectious diseases.”
Bugs in the News!
[Univ. of Kansas] Provides reader-friendly information about microbes and microbiology.
Caenorhabditis elegans WWW Server
[The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center] This site compiles research data on the soil nematode C. elegans and has a link to the C. elegans genomic database called Wormbase.
[Quill Graphics] Quill Graphics represents over 20 years of experience capturing film and computer-enhanced images of living cells and organisms for education and medical research. Several volumes of quality stock clips are available that include immune cells, bacteria, parasites, and aquatic organisms.
The Center for Microbial Ecology
[Michigan State University] The intellectual focus of the Center for Microbial Ecology is to understand factors that influence the competitiveness, diversity, and function of microorganisms in their natural and managed habitats.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
[U.S. Department of Health and Human Services] The mission of this center is to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability while maintaining accountability, respect, and integrity.
DOE Biological and Environmental Research Program
[U.S. Department of Energy] “The Life Sciences Division manages a diverse portfolio of research to develop fundamental biological information and to advance technology in support of DOE’s missions in biology, medicine, and the environment.” Research information on this site includes the areas of the human genome, ELSI research, structural biology, model organisms, microbial genomes, and low dose radiation research.
GeneCensus Genome Comparisons
[Yale University] This site provides genome and phylogenetics related information, databases, and services for many classes of organisms, mainly microscopic.
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Genomes and Organisms
[Infobiogen] Numerous databases of viral, Archaea, bacterial, fungi, plant, and animal genomes.
[Univ. of Washington] A list of links to resources in various Science disciplines ranging from Biochemistry to Molecular Biotechnology.
The Institute for Genome Research
[TIGR] The Institute for Genomic Research is a non-profit research institute with interests in structural, functional, and comparative analyses of genomes and gene products in viruses, eubacteria, pathogenic bacteria, archaea, and both plant and animal eukaryotes, including humans.
Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases
[US Army] (USAMRIID) This institute provides information on medical aspects of defensive operations, material about casualties from different microbes, and information about biological toxins.
[American Society for Microbiology] A guide into the invisible world of microbes, including activities and games for school children.
Microbiological News & Views
[Microbiology Department, University of Cape Town] Provides current microbiology news and articles primarily from Africa.
[Suite101.com] Provides news articles and discussions about various topics in the field of microbiology.
[Hardy Diagnostics] According to the company, this glossary is the largest collection of microbiology terms and abbreviations that has ever been assembled.
Microgravity Research Program
[Marshall Space Flight Center and NASA] This site provides information about tools, ground-based research and flight results from the program including details of a new bioreactor intended to mimic microgravity conditions.
Naval Research Laboratory: Oceanography Division
[US Navy] This laboratory conducts research on microbiologically influenced corrosion which results from pitting, selective leaching, crevice corrosion, underdeposit corrosion, and enhanced erosion corrosion.
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Other Microbiology Education Resources
[American Society for Microbiology] A comprehensive list of links to educational sites pertaining to various aspects of Biology and Microbiology.
Protist Image Data
[University of Montreal] A compilation of pictures and information on selected genera of algae and protozoa.
TIGR Microbial Database
[The Institute for Genomic Research] A listing of microbial genomes that have been published or are in the process of being sequenced.
Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Biotechnology Program
[Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics of the EPA] New chemicals and intergeneric microorganisms that are going to be introduced into commerce are reviewed by this office.