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ABE 2062 Biology for Engineers
[University of Florida] This course covers the principles and engineering applications of biology, bbiochemistry, genetics, microbial systems, animal systems, ecological
systems, and global systems.
Algorithms for Microbiology
[Tel Aviv Univ.] This online graduate course contains links to the lecture notes, course outline, and assignments.
Algorithms in Molecular Biology
[Univ. of Washington] A course covering the statistical models used in sequence comparison, phylogeny determination and structure prediction.
All the Virology on the WWW
[Tulane Univ.] A comprehensive site with virology information. Links include online courses, images, online books and more.
Amphibian Embryology Tutorial
[Univ. Wisconsin] A tutorial to aid the study of morphogenetic events during early amphibian development. Covers the major stages of embryo development.
Animal Cell Culture Methods and Scale-up Strategies
[Penn State] (University Park, PA) A newly designed and expanded course to emphasize more laboratory work and include modern techniques used with mammalian cell cultures from frozen stocks to
bioreactor design. Lectures provide the background to understand the principles and techniques of animal cells in culture.
Applied Microbial Biotechnology/Advanced/Applied Microbial Biotechnology
[University of Florida] (ABE 4660/6663) Principles of microbial biotechnology with emphasis on the application of
microorganisms for industrial processes
The Australian Correspondence Schools
A description of courses offered, forums, and articles.
Basic Human Anatomy
[Indiana U.] A compilation of lecture notes taken from an anatomy class that includes information on bones, tissues, organ systems, and more.
Basic Immunology Overview
[Siberian State Medical University] A multimedia course in basic immunology with links to immunological sites worldwide containing quizzes, tests, reading material, images, and animations.
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BE561 - Protein and DNA Sequence Analysis
[Boston Univ.] A site with slides and text for an introductory bioinformatics course.
[Michael Farabee] (Estrella Mountain Community College) An entire online course dealing with introductory biology.
Biocatalysis and Biodegradation 5309
[Univ. of Minnesota] An online course that will teach students microbial catabolic metabolism, how to use the University of Minnesota Biocatalysis/Biodegradation Database (UM-BBD) and related Internet resources for microbial biotechnology. Registration is required to view the whole course.
[Univ. of Virginia] An online course covering the topics of computer analysis of DNA and protein sequences, and the algorithms used in the analysis.
Biochem and Molecular Modeling Tutorials
[University of Southern Maine] (Gale Rhodes) Tutorials for molecular modeling techniques and resources for readers of "Crystallography Made Crystal Clear." The site also contains materials for chemistry and biochemistry courses.
[Lycoming College] (Spring '99) A Biochemistry course with emphasis given to the metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, proteins, and nucleic acids; integration of metabolism; and biochemical control mechanisms, including allosteric control, induction, repression, signal transduction as well as the various types of inhibitive control mechanisms.
Biochemistry Easy Search Tool
[Worthington Biochemical Corp.] This site offers searches for information and resources in bioinformatics and other biochemistry-related fields, including courses, tutorials, and K-12.
Biochemistry in 3D
[Worth Publishers] "Biochemistry in 3D is a collection of interactive tutorials using 3D structures to teach concepts in Biochemistry. It is designed to accompany Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry 3rd edition."
Biochemistry MCDB 108A
[University of California at Santa Barbara] This Biochemistry Computer Lab website curriculum focuses on helping students learn fundamental biochemical concepts by applying the scientific processes of discovery, data analysis, inference making, and hypothesis testing.
Biocomputing Course Resource List
This is a compilation of links to Biocomputing resources.
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BioComputing Hypertext Coursebook
[Virtual School of Natural Sciences] A textbook designed for teaching biologists, computer scientists, students, and researchers the computational aspects of biotechnology.
BioComputing Hypertext Coursebook
[University of Bielefeld] Set of tutorials developed for biocomputing courses for biologists, computer scientists, students, and teachers.
[EMBnet] This page is a list of different resources to be used for learning various biocomputing applications.
[Bioethics European Module] This site is run by 8 European universities and offers an online course in bioethics. The site also provides links to bioethics news and conferences.
[The Southwest Biotechnology and Informatics Center] Many detailed PowerPoint presentations suitable for introductory upper division or graduate courses in bioinformatics. The presentations are organized for lecture or reference, with an index describing their use. The course materials emphasize bioinformatics applied to DNA and protein sequences and protein structures.
[University of Nebraska, Omaha] A Masters Degree or a Ph.D. in Pathology & Microbiology, specialty track in Bioinformatics.
[University of the Sciences in Philadelphia] One of the few undergraduate programs in Bioinformatics in the nation. Also offered is an integrated Master of Science degree for students who wish to further their education in Bioinformatics.
[University of Texas El Paso] (UTEP) The UTEP Professional Master of Science degree program in Bioinformatics is a 2-year, non-thesis program utilizing state-of-the-art facilities, combining advanced studies in computational molecular biology, computer science and math.
[Yale Univ.] An online course in bio-informatics. Topics include sequence alignment, biological database design, geometric analysis of protein structure, and macromolecular simulation.
[Univ. of Kentucky] This course is intended to enable students to access and to analyze sequence data, structural data, and functional data with the help of computers.
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Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
[Iowa State University] An Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB).
Bio-informatics and Computational Genomics
[The Weizmann Institute of Science] Online courses with topics including Programming for Bio-informatics, Bio-informatics and Computational Genomics, and Human Molecular Genetics.
Bioinformatics and Genome Analysis Spring 2001
[New Mexico State University] Home page for the NMSU senior/graduate-level Bioinformatics course given in Spring 2001. Included are links used in the course, an outline, assignments, and some supplementary materials.
Bioinformatics and Genomic Analysis
[University of Arizona] The Course Home Page for MCB 416/516.
Bioinformatics and Molecular Biology
[Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute] A unique and totally relevant curriculum for students interested in biology, information technology, computer science, and genetic engineering. Degrees include a B.S. in Bioinformatics and Molecular Biology; a graduate certificate in Bioinformatics; a M.S. in Applied Science with a concentration in Bioinformatics; a M.S. in Information Technology with a bioinformatics application area.
Bioinformatics at NIU
[Northern Illinois University] A Masters-level specialization and certificate programs in Bioinformatics.
Bioinformatics at Virginia Tech
[Virginia Tech] (VT) The VT Bioinformatics training program offers bioinformatics options at the Masters and Ph.D. levels.
[University of Durham] The home page for this Bioinformatics course. It also contains information on useful links, primers, and other topics in Bioinformatics.
[Stanford University] The main page for several courses offered at Standford.
Bioinformatics Courses and Seminars
[The Weizmann Institute] List of links to courses and tutorials on bioinformatics on the Internet.
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[Queen's Univ., Canada] A large collection or bioinformatics articles and short essays.
Bioinformatics Graduate Program
[Boston University] A program offering an MS and Ph.D. in bioinformatics. The program offers industrial rotations, internships and grand rounds, in addition to courses that integrate biology with information sciences and engineering. The program also includes training designed to sensitize students to the ethical and legal implications of emerging technologies.
Bioinformatics Graduate Program
A joint program of the Medical College of Wisconsin's Bioinformatics Research Center (BRC) and Marquette University's (MU) Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering (EECE) and Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science (MSCS) offering a Master of Science in Bioinformatics.
Bioinformatics Graduate Program
[University of California, San Diego] The Bioinformatics Doctoral Degree Program will draw upon the interdisciplinary expertise of affiliated faculty from 7 participating departments and graduate programs: Bioengineering, Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Computer Science and Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics.
Bioinformatics Masters Program
[Northeastern University and Boston University] A Northeastern University and Boston University cooperative Bioinformatics Program offering an M.S. in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.
Bioinformatics Undergraduate Faculty Tutorial
[Boston University] (1999) A tutorial for faculty to "Integrate Bioinformatics into Undergraduate Education and Research." Given August, 1999.
Bioinformatics Web Practical
An interactive exercise that aims to provide a taste of bioinformatics resources around the world. The tutorial introduces a range of widely-used analysis tools and databases to give a flavor of sequence analysis.
This site is a portal to Canadian bioinformatics activities and home of the Canadian Bioinformatics Workshops, a bioinformatics training
program at the post-graduate level to address the current shortage of trained bioinformaticians in both industry
Biological Database Analysis
[Boston Univ.] A site with slides and text covering the basic concepts of Biological Database construction and analysis.
[Iowa State Univ.] A listing of and links to all online biology courses from Iowa State University.
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[Harvard University] An extensive list of Biology related resource sites. Categories include biological databases, software, Biotechnology, and Biology disciplines.
The Biology of Infection and Immunity
[Univ. of Western Ontario] A complete course on the biology of selected pathogens and the diseases they cause.
A fee/membership site for educational resources, interactive tutorials and study guides. $17/yr for students, $50/yr for educators, or $120/yr for an educator and his/her students.
[New Jersey Institute of Technology] Degrees offered include a Master of Science (MS) in Biomedical Informatics and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Biomedical Informatics.
[Stanford University] Stanford University?s Biomedical Informatics (BMI) training program is an interdepartmental program offering instruction and research opportunities leading to an M.S. or a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Informatics.
Biomedical Informatics Training Program
[University of Pittsburgh] The University of Pittsburgh Training Program in Biomedical Informatics offers both masters and doctoral degrees in Biomedical Informatics, as well as non-degree Postdoctoral Fellowships.
BioPharmaceutical Tecnology Center Institute
[Promega Corporation and Ophidian Pharmaceuticals, Inc.] (BTCI) A non-profit organization which facilitates science, technology, nature discovery, and arts programs for children and young adults. BTCI also offers training in biotechnology and biopharmaceutical manufacturing, promotes the exchange of information between industry, educators, and the general public.
Biotechnology and Its Social Inpacts
[Princeton Univ.] The goal of this course is to identify, define, and discuss the societal impact of advances in basic and applied research in the life sciences and medicine.
Biotechnology Educational Resources
[National Agriculture Library, USDA] A selected list of biotechnology related resource sites. Categories include general education materials, career information training opportunities, and resource documents. There is also a list of contacts in biotechnology, arranged by state, to be used by educators to assist in developing biotechnology curricula.
C40 Web Tutorial
[UCL] This tutorial is designed to provide an introduction to "global sequence and structure analysis facilities".
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Cdc42 & Cell Cycle Control
[Jeff Robens] (geocities.com) This page covers some of the basic aspects of Cdc42, including regulation, downstream effectors, and its biological role in cell cycle control.
Cell Structure and Function
[Univ. Nebraska] An introductory course covering the structural components of eukaruyotic cells, including membrane-bound organelles, and their function.
Center for Computational and Experimental Genomics
[University of Southern California] (USC) Degrees offered include a Professional Master of Science in Computational Molecular Biology and a Ph.D. in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics.
A site with a list of chemistry related resources and links for students and educators. Information includes tutorials, experiments, study guides, and information on the periodic elements of your choice.
Chime: How to Use It.
[University of Massachusetts] A tutorial explaining how to use the Chime molecular visualization browser plug-in.
CMPS 243 - Bioinformatics I
[Univ. of California] A course covering the computational methods used to search for, analyze and model DNA, RNA, and protein sequences.
Comparative Functional Genomics Graduate Program
[University of Albany] This rigorous and competitive training program is structured as a course of study and research leading to the Ph.D. with emphasis on theoretical and experimental analysis of questions relevant to comparative functional genomics.
[Univ. of Washington] A course that covers strategies and algorithms used to analyze genetic sequences, phylogeny, and structure prediction.
[Washington University, St. Louis] The goal of the Computational Biology Program is to train a new generation of scientists who can bridge the gap between the biological data and the computational methods needed to maximize the utility of that data.
Computational Molecular Biology
[Stanford Univ.] A practical, hands on class for molecular biologists and computer scientists covering the major issues concerning representation and analysis of biological sequences and structure. Some topics covered are: accessing molecular databases, pattern
search, classification of sequence and structure, alignment of sequences, rapid similarity searching, phylogenies, automated pattern learning, representing protein structure, modeling protein structure by homology, protein-protein docking and protein-ligand docking.
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Computational Molecular Biology
[Washington Univ. at St. Louis] Topics covered include sequence alignment algorithms, multiple sequence alignment, RNA structure prediction, motif and pattern searches, and phylogenetic inference.
[George Mason University] The program offers a Ph.D. in Computational Sciences and Informatics. The program also offers a Master of New Professional Studies (MNPS) with curriculum including Forensic Biosciences, Bionformatics, and Biotechnology.
Computers in Chemistry
[Cabrillo College] A set of molecular visualization tutorials, information, and problem sets that use Chime.
Course BS335: Virology
[Leicester University] This page is designed to be an on-line addition to the university's virology course.
Courses in Biological Sciences
[Carnegie Mellon Univ.] A current list of biology courses offered and links to their web sites.
Courses on Bioinformatics
[Rockefeller Univ.] A site with a list of Bioinformatics courses that are available online.
[Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory] This is an on-line introductory course by Bernhard Rupp (very rich in content).
CSI 739 Topics in Bioinformatics: Multidimensional Genome Analysis
[George Mason Univ.] This course will focus on the analysis of gene expression data. Particular topics include: cluster analysis and visualization of expression data, inference of genetic regulatory networks, and theoretical models of genetic networks.
[Oxford Univ. Bioinformatics Center] A tutorial discussing a number of programs that emphasize database searching.
Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources
[Delaware State University] The Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Delaware Stae University curriculum and course descriptions.
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The Department of Biological Sciences
[Carnegie Mellon] The Department of Biological Sciences offers a BS in biological sciences/computer science; and an MS and Ph.D. in computational biology. Other programs include a Ph.D. through the Merck computational biology and chemistry program.
Department of Biotechnology
[Sindu Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur INDIA] A web page detailing the course requirements for a B.Sc. in Biotechnology in the Department of Biotechnology, Sindhu Mahavidyalaya, Panchpaoli, Nagpur, INDIA. Current research focus is on antimicrobial activity of herbal medicine.
Department of Molecular Biotechnology
[University of Washington] The molecular biotechnology graduate program is designed to educate and stimulate at the interface of biological, physical, chemical, medical, and computational sciences. UW also has a recently established an interdepartmental graduate program in Computational Molecular Biology (CMB), focusing on the use of computational, statistical or mathematical methods to study problems in biology.
Developmental Biology Online
[Univ. of Guelph] Online supplemental learning material for Developmental Biology.
[The International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology] This is an introductory tutorial for biologists interested in weak protein sequence similarities which can not be found with simple database search.
DNA and Protein Structure Tutorials
[Amherst College] This page links to several courses and tutorials in DNA and protein structure and binding.
DNA Learning Center
[Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory] "The DNA Learning Center (DNALC) is he world's first science center devoted entirely to public genetics education."
DNA Sequence Analysis and Comparison Tutorial
[DNALC] This tutorial references human mitochondrial DNA sequences and online resources to search for DNA like sequences in online databanks, locate DNA sequences in genomes, and other tasks.
DNA-RNA Structure Tutorials
[Tulane] A collection of tutorials on DNA and RNA using Chime.
An Electronic Introduction to Molecular Virology
[Univ. of Cape Town] This tutorial covers the history, classifications, definitions, and current events of viruses.
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English for Biotechnology
[Univ. of Applied Sciences, Berlin] A basic online course for non-native English speakers needing to learn English biotechnology terms and information.
Exploring 3D Molecules
[University of Massachusetts] This is a workshop titled "Exploring 3D molecular structure with computer visualization using MDLI's Chemscape Chime & Protein Explorer," given by Eric Martz.
[Univ.of Wisconsin-Madison] Information about Fast Plants for laboratory and classroom use. Fast Plants are a rapid-cycling form of the species Brassica rapa. Characteristics of Fast Plants include rapid growth (seed to seed in 35-40 days), uniform flowering size, no seed dormancy period, and rapid response to environmental conditions.
Fermentation Methods and Scale up Strategies
[Penn State] (University Park, PA) This course emphasizes laboratory work and demonstrations in microbial fermentation from laboratoty to pilot plant scale. Participants will have hands-on experience with different types and sizes of fermentors, as well as practical experiments that include the effects of media components on cell density; mixing, aeration, and oxygen mass transfer in fermentation systems; analysis and control of key parameters for product optimization; and computer control.
Fundamentals of Sequence Analysis
[CalTech] Home page for this course, consisting of lecture materials, problem sets, manuals, and related web pages.
[Nature Technology Corporation] A comprehensive site with links to information and resources in biotechnology and bioinformatics. The large number of resource categories include academic sites, conferences, employment, genomics, proteins, grants & contracts, intellectual property, methods & protocols, software, and venture capital.
Gene Identification and Protein Functional Analysis
[HGMP-RC] This course takes students through techniques for analyzing nucleic acid sequences for coding regions and other features for identification.
Genetic Science Learning Center
[University of Utah] This site provides information, activities, experiments and low cost equipment ideas in genetic science. Some of the sections presented are: teaching activities, science projects, experiments to do at home, news, and workshops.
Genetics Education Center
[Univ. of Kansas Medical Center] A site with links for educators focusing on human genetics.
Genome Analyis: A Laboratory Manual, Chapter 7
[NCBI] A primer on genome analysis using internet based tools. This chapter is titled "Computational Analysis of DNA and Protein Sequences."
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Genomics, Bioinformatics & Medicine
[Stanford University] Home page for this course, including topics, slides, and related web sites.
[San Diego State University] The syllabus, exercises, and reader for a workshop in genomics given at San Diego State University,
July 22 - July 25, 1997.
Gentle Guide to Multiple Alignment
[University of Bielefeld] A course covering various aspects of multiple alignment including approaches that try to reduce the number of steps needed to calculate the optimal solution.
The Globewide Network Academy of Distance Learning Catalog
[MIT] A searchable database of over 1000 science courses and programs. Courses range from K-12 to Graduate School levels.
Graduate Program in Biological and Medical Informatics
[University of California, San Francisco] The primary mission of the BMI Program is to train biomedical informatics researchers for academia and industry. The Program offers training leading to both the M.S. and the Ph.D. degrees.
Graduate Studies in Computational Molecular Biology
[Rutgers University] Ph.D. students will receive training in molecular biology, concepts and methods of computer science, biophysical chemistry, mathematics, and statistics.
Guide to Structure Prediction
[Imperial Cancer Research Fund] An excellent guide, including slides, on many topics involved in protein structure prediction.
Hands-on Biotechnology and Bioprocessing Training Program
[Penn State University] (University Park, PA) A listing of hands-on courses and workshops presented at Penn State. Topics include animal cell culture, fermentation methods, and molecular biology techniques.
The Heart: An Online Exploration
[The Franklin Institute Science Museum] Online tutorial on the anatomy and physiology of the human heart.
Human Genome Mapping Project Course Notes
[UK HGMP Resource Centre] Online notes associated with some of the training courses provided at the center.
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ICONnect: Get Connected to Learning Using the Internet
[American Assoc. of School Librarians] Resources for teachers, librarians, and students including online courses, curriculum connections, minigrants and kidsconnect.
[Indiana University] Degrees offered include a BS in Informatics with a Bioinformatics cognate and an MS in Bioinformatics and Chemical Informatics.
In-Situ Capping of Contaminated Sediments
[HSRC] This is a tutorial that goes over the fundamentals of in-situ capping, used for bio-remediation.
[Univ. of Virginia in Charlottesville] An interactive Biochemistry course with animations.
Interactive Online Courses
[Gene Ed Inc.] GeneEd.com provides online courses in the biotech sciences. Current courses include "Human Gene Therapy," "Genomics," Combinatorial Chemistry," "Computer-assisted Drug Design," "Microarrays," and "Advanced Bioinformatics." Single course prices range from $140 to $395.
[North Dakota State Univ.] A course providing a general background in all areas of classic Mendelian genetics, population and evolutionary genetics, and molecular genetics.
Introduction to Bioinformatics
[The San Diego Supercomputer Center] This the home page for the BIMM 140 (lecture) and BIMM 141 (computer laboratory) basic bioinformatics courses.
Introduction to Computational Molecular Biology
[MIT] Home page for this course, including lectures and handouts, all in postscript.
Introduction to Computational Sequence Analysis
[Washington University, St. Louis] Home page for this course taught by Sean Eddy.
Introduction to Environmental Engineering
[Fernando Cadena] (NMSU) A course covering principles in environmental engineering and science: physical chemical systems and biological processes as applied to pollution control.
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Introduction to Human Genome Computing via the WWW
[Stein Laboratory] Covers how to use the Internet in human genome computing.
Introductory PubMed Tutorial
[Univ. of Colorado, Boulder] A brief tutorial on the basic usage of PubMed to search for biomedical-related literature.
This is a site of short health courses containing relevant links.
Macromolecular Visualization Lab
[University of Massachusetts] Eric Martz's course in this topic. He's the author of Protein Explorer, so he ought to know about this stuff.
Masters Degree Concentration in Bioinformatics
[University of Memphis] The Bioinformatics concentration is aimed at imparting cutting-edge skills in Information Technology to students with background in the Biological Sciences, with the intention of making them employable in the booming Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics industry.
[University of Kansas Medical Center] This site contains most of the information from two medical biochemistry courses at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Very detailed with high level information.
The Metabolic Control Analysis Web
[Univ. Wales] A site with a brief electronic review of metabolic control analysis (MCA).
[Smith College] (BIO 234/235) "An introduction to the basic principles of molecular biology stressing the connections between molecular biology, genetics and cell biology."
Molecular Biology Computing
[HGMP-RC] Online notes for a training course that takes novices through bioinformatics, providing people with an overview of what is out there, concepts and some common tasks.
Molecular Biology Information and Tutorials
[The Weizmann Institute of Science] List of links to information and tutorials on molecular biology and molecular databases on the Internet.
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The Molecular Biology Notebook Online
[Rothamsted Experimental Station] A comprehensive package for the hands-on teaching of Molecular Biology. This site provides a complete framework for the teaching and learning of Molecular Biology from early secondary school to universities.
Molecular Cell Biology
[Whitman College] An online course in molecular cell biology with topics including protein processing and transport, cell-cell communication and signalling, and the extracellular matrix.
[University of Southern Maine] An outreach and consulting program that provides workshops and other training in molecular graphics.
Molecular Systematics and Evolution of Microorganisms
[Natural History Museum, London and Instituto Oswaldo, Rio de Janiero] This course covers molecular evolution concepts and problems and methods of constructing alignments.
Molecular Virology Distance Learning
[Institute for Molecular Virology, Univ. of Wisconsin] Online courses in virology.
[Rutgers University] A six step genetics tutorial, covering topics including genes, alleles, mutations and recombination.
Multiple Alignment and Multiple Sequence Based Searches
[Washington University - St. Louis] This is a guide by Sean Eddy on the use of multiple alignment and profile search software to detect informative remote homologies.
The National Teachers Enhancement Network
[Montana State Univ.] This site contains teaching resources for K-12 science teachers as well as a listing of web-based courses for educators. The site covers Chemistry and Physics, but not Biology.
Online Macromolecular Museum
[California Lutheran College] The OMM is a site for the display and study of macromolecules. It's "exhibits" are interactive tutorials on individual molecules in which hypertextual explanations of important biochemical features are linked to illustrative renderings of the molecule at hand.
Other Microbiology Education Resources
[American Society for Microbiology] A comprehensive list of links to educational sites pertaining to various aspects of Biology and Microbiology.
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[Univ. Minn.] The primary focus of this course is DNA and protein sequence databases as well as protein sequence analysis.
Pedestrian Guide to Analysing Sequence Databases
[Columbia University] Burkhard Rost and Reinhard Schneider's guide to a variety of tools, an overview of the state-of-the art in sequence
analysis, and descriptions of the principles of the methods.
Pedro's BioMolecular Research Tools
[Iowa State University] (Pedro Coutino) "A collection of WWW links to information and services useful to molecular biologists." Links are annotated and rated. The site has not been modified since 3/15/96.
[Univ. of California, San Diego] An online course that utilizes internet resources to research properties of selected proteins.
[Carnegie Mellon] A syllabus and lecture notes for a Physical Biochemistry course at Carnegie Mellon, subject matter includes the physical properties of biological macromolecules and the methods used to analyze their structure and function.
Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Biomedical Workshop Online Tutorials
[Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center] Tutorials covering UNIX and VAX Operating Systems, and Sequence Analysis.
Plant Genome Databases - A Tutorial
[National Agriculture Library] Twelve interactive lessons take the user step-by-step through accessing common genomic databases using a Web browser.
Plant Molecular Genetics
[North Dakota State Univ.] A course covering plant molecular genetics topics, including the plant genome, cloning, transposons and genetic control of flowering.
[Thinkquest] This is an online tutorial for POV-Ray, a high-quality, freely available ray-tracing software package that is available for PC, Macintosh, and UNIX platforms.
Practical Applications of Sequence Analysis
[University of Alabama - Birmingham] The home page for this course, including handouts, lectures, and assignments.
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Practical Course in Bioinformatics
[International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology] An online conference with tutorials in protein sequence analysis, computing resources, the Sequence Retrieval System and more.
[NCBE] This is a list of biotechnology-related activities, such as various DNA extractions and a biotechnology guide for schools, as well as their instructions.
Primer on Molecular Genetics
[ORNL] An introduction to molecular genetics and the Human Genome Project.
Principles of Genetics
[Univ. of Maryland] An online course covering the basic concepts of genetics.
Principles of Protein Structure
[Birkbeck College, University of London] The home page for this course. The course materials are password protected.
Principles of Protein Structure Using the Internet
[Birkbeck College] A large set of course materials for this class in protein structure.
Representations and Algorithms for Computational Molecular Biology
[Stanford University] The home page for this course; including assignments, projects, lecture notes, suggested reading, and links.
Resources for Microbiology and Biology Educators
[Univ. of Connecticut] This site has a number of online Microbiology and general Biology courses.
The Role of Computational Biology In Structural Genomics
[Argonne National Laboratory] (Terry Gaasterland) A tutorial on the basics of computing possible protein folding structures.
[Birkbeck College - University of London] (1999) Uses Chime to explore the mechanism of "the world's most abundant enzyme."
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Secondary Structure Prediction Methods and Links
[Imperial Cancer Research Fund] A guide on this subject, including descriptions of automaticd methods, manual intervention, strategies, references, and links.
Separation and Purification Strategies for Biotechnology Products
[Penn State] (University Park, PA) This course
helps participants understand and develop strategies for separating
and purifying proteins, recombinant DNA products, and monoclonal
antibodies. Hands-on exercises include pilot scale laboratory
experiments with cell disruption, centrifugation, membrane filtration,
chromatography techniques utilizing AKTA Explorer, and column
Sequence Analysis with Distributed Resources
[Univ. of Bielefeld] An interactive online course that covers the history and resources on the WWW, BLAST, FASTA, pairwise and multiple alignment, PCR, and RNA structure.
Sequence Database Searching and Sequence Scoring Methods Tutorial
[Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center] A tutorial on Searching Sequence Databases and Sequence Scoring Methods.
[N. Khandan] A PowerPoint presentation giving reviews and case histories of four major bioremediation processes: bioventing, land treatment, slurry phase treatment, and composting. [Presentations have been prepared using Microsoft Power Point 97. They may be viewed online or downloaded and viewed locally using Microsoft Power Point or Power Point Viewer. Power Point Viewer (approx. size: 2.85 Mb) is a free utility available for download from the Microsoft WWW site. Download requires creation of an online profile with Microsoft.]
Southwestern and Rocky Moutain Fall Meeting 2001
[American Association for the Advancement of Science] (Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska) November 11-13, 2001. Scientists, graduate and undergraduate students are invited to present research reports, submit or participate in symposia, workshops or the Poster Session. Disciplinary sections include: Biological Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Psychological Sciences, Science Education, and Social Sciences.
[S-Star.org Institutions] S-Star.org is an alliance between six different universities, spanning five continents that aims to provide a bioinformatics education to interested students everywhere, regardless of background. The site contains a global, unified bioinformatics learning environment (GLOBULE) made up of modular courses in the disciplines of genomics, bioinformatics, and medical informatics.
Statistical Genetics and Bioinformatics
[North Carolina State University] A program as part of the Genomic Sciences initiative offering a an MS and Ph.D. in Bioinformatics as well as an MS and Ph.D. in Functional Genomics.
Statistics of Sequence Similarity Scores
[NCBI] An excellent primer from NCBI on this topic. Also linked from this page are primers on "The Statistics of PSI-BLAST Scores" and "Iterated profile searches with PSI-BLAST."
Structural and Computational Biology and Molecular Biophysics
[Baylor College of Medicine] (SCBMB) An interdisciplinary and cross-institutional program that offers a Ph.D. degree in structural and computational biology and molecular biophysics. The program stresses student training in the core sciences and computer technology, with an emphasis on biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, and molecular biophysics.
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Study Web is an extensive database of educational sites on the web. The category "science" under "teaching resources" has links to sites that provide everything from information to tutorials and lesson plans.
Survey of Biochemistry
[UW-Madison] This is an introductory level course that provides a broad survey of fundamental concepts in biochemistry with more detailed looks at modern topics
Topics in Bioinformatics
[Purdue Univ.] A computer science course, covering basic topics in Bioinformatics, including pattern matching algorithms and sequence alignment.
Tutorial in Molecular Biology
[SWBIC] A set of tutorials on retrieving a gene sequence or a family of gene sequences, constructing a family of aligned protein sequences, and displaying the 3-dimensional structure of a protein.
Tutorials in Molecular Biology
[U.C.L.A.] Introductory college level tutorials covering processes, techniques and model systems used in Molecular Biology.
University Courses in Computational Biology
A comprehensive listing of courses in Computational Biology.
University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioinformatics
[University of Pennsylvania] The program offers undergraduate concentrations in Computational Biology and Mathematical Biology or a BAS in Computational Biology. At the graduate level a Master's in Biotechnology is offered with a concentration in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. The graduate program also supports qualified students who have been accepted as Ph.D. students in either the Department of Computer and Information Science (CIS), the Department of Biology or a graduate group within the Biomedical Graduate Studies program.
Using Computers in Molecular Biology
[NYU Medical Center] This site provides many lecture slides for this course.
Virtual Courses on the Web
[Univ. of Minnesota] A list of links to Science courses on the web. The information is arranged by subject.
The Virtual Embryo
[Univ. Calgary] A site with information on Developmental Biology. The site has many tutorials and links to resources.
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The Virtual Lab
[Novo Nordisk] A multimedia learning environment showing the processes used by scientists in engineering new enzymes and proteins. There are discussion groups and a research library. Free registration is required.
VSNS Biocomputing Division
[University of Bielefeld] Home page for links to various courses and tutorials.
Wisconsin Package Tutorial
[University of Cologne] The full version WisPacT of this tutorial is available only to the University of Cologne domain, although a demo version can be viewed.
World Index of Molecular Visualization Resources
This is a visitor-maintained website. Visitors may submit website URL's with descriptions and cross-indexing terms. Categories include Biochemistry and inorganic chemistry tutorials, how to create Chime tutorials, resources for structural data files, and sources for visualization and modeling software.
The World Lecture Hall
[The University of Texas] This site contains a database of links to online courses, texts, lecture notes, syllabi, and other course materials created by faculty worldwide who are using the Web to deliver class materials. Topics include biochemistry, biotechnology, technology and chemistry.
WWW Based Courses
[Simon Fraser University] A short list of Bioscience and Biochemistry courses offered over the web by SFU.
The WWW Cell Biology Course
[U. of Minnesota] A short online course/text for learning cell biology. The information covers the basics of cell biology and has great art and graphics. The site does not contain review questions or any other knowledge testing tools.