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[Agriculture & Biotechnology Strategies Inc. and Univ. of Nebraska] Web site featuring lesson plans for teachers; basic biotechnology information for consumers; summaries of various biotechnology issues, such as allergenicity, safety, monarch butterflies, and etc.; a frequently asked questions section; and a comprehensive database of research and safety information on all genetically engineered crops currently on the market in North America.
Agricultural Biotechnology Across the Curriculum
[Texas A&M Univ.] A web site to assist secondary Agriscience teachers with the incorporation of Agricultural Biotechnology into their curriculum.
Agriculture & Biotechnology
[Union of Concerned Scientists] This site provides extensive information on the use of biotechnology and genetic engineering in agriculture. Included is an overview of biotechnology, genetic engineering, and genetic engineering techniques. The site also discusses the advantages and benefits of genetic engineering, and those agricultural products brought about through genetic engineering techniques.
Amino Acid Information
[Ronald C. Beavis and David Fenyo] (Eli Lilly & Co. and The Rockefeller University) A page dealing with general information: chemical, structural, and genetic properties of amino acids.
Animal Agriculture Essential to Ensure Adequate Global Food Supply
[Council for Agricultural Science and Technology] (CAST) A CAST task force of 13 scientists discusses projected demand for human food and the importance of animal agriculture in meeting these needs.
Beyond Bio 101
[Howard Hughes Medical Institute] An online book about the many changes taking place in undergraduate Biology education. It’s also available in a free printed version, which can be ordered online.
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.
The Biology Project
[Univ. of Arizona] This site is “an online interactive resource for learning biology”. In addition to a guided tour, it covers the following categories: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Chemicals and Human Health, Developmental Biology, Human Biology, Immunology, Mendelian Genetics, and Molecular Biology.
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.
Biophysics Textbook On-Line
[Univ. Minnesota] A free online resource covering the various subspecialities of biophysics written by experts in each subspeciality. New information is added on a regular basis.
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.
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.
The Center for Isotope Geoscience
[University of Florida] “An interdisciplinary center dedicated to the improvement of analytical techniques for measuring isotopic variations in natural and man-made materials.”
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.
Dog Genome Project
[Univ. of California, Berkeley] The Dog Genome Project provides extensive information about the collaboration efforts in process to produce a map of the dog genome, and the information that has thus far been obtained. ?
Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology
[Wiley InterScience] Online content service delivering full text of over 300 leading scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, major reference works, Current Protocols laboratory manuals, etc.
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