Biotechnology Links and General Resources

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Many Biotechnology Organizations & Centers list specific resources

Biotechnology Information Center
One of ten information centers at the National Agricultural Library of the US Department of Agriculture - ARS providing access to a variety of information services and publications covering many aspects of agricultural biotechnology

Council for Responsible Genetics
A national nonprofit organization of scientists, public health advocates, and others which promotes a comprehensive public interest agenda for biotechnology

Food Biotechnology Communications Network
A coalition diverse organizations, companies and government ministries who are interested in food biotechnology in Canada.

National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII)
"...The NBII links diverse, high-quality biological databases, information products, and analytical tools maintained by NBII partners and other contributors in government agencies, academic institutions, non-government organizations, and private industry."

National Center for Biotechnology Information
"NCBI's mission is to develop new information technologies to aid in the understanding of fundamental molecular and genetic processes that control health and disease. Its mandate includes four major tasks: Create automated systems for storing and analyzing knowledge about molecular biology, biochemistry, and genetics; Perform research into advanced methods of computer-based information processing for analyzing the structure and function of biologically important molecules; Facilitate the use of databases and software by biotechnology researchers and medical personnel; and Coordinate efforts to gather biotechnology information worldwide."


Science - Functional Genomics
" designed to serve as a convenient entry point to the rich world of genomics and, especially, post-genomics. It includes current news, a news archive, drawn mainly from Science and ScienceNOW, a collection of research papers and news broken into various categories of interest in the post-genomic world, a page gathering together Science's genome special issues, pointers to a wide variety of Web resources in genomics and post-genomics, and a special node of news and information on the biotechnology business."
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