Resources

Australian Biotechnology Association

http://www.ausbiotech.org

The Alliance for Better Foods

Supports genetically engineered food. http://www.betterfoods.org

BioSpace

Information about business side of biotechnology companies. http://www.biospace.com/

Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)

News and events, corporate biotechnology, products and services, research and education, career center, and industry and government. http://www.bio.org

The National Center for Biotechnology Information

Information services and publications covering aspects of agricultural biotechnology.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

Center for Bioethics

A center to advance to scholarly and public understanding of ethical, legal, social and public policy issues in health care. Includes articles and discussions on bioethics and good links. http://www.med.upenn.edu/bioethic/

Council for Biotechnology Information

Communication campaign about biotechnology, providing objective, balanced information to help better understand and appreciate benefits that biotechnology has to offer, as well as encourage informed debate about the issues it raises. http://www.whybiotech.com

DNA Learning Center at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Interactive exercises using concepts and techniques of biotechnology. http://www.dnalc.org.

DNA Interactive

http://www.dnai.org

European view of genetically modified organisms: http://www.gmo-compass.org/eng/home/

FDA

Information about drugs and medical devices going before the FDA for approval. http://www.fda.gov/

Special section devoted to bioengineered foods. http://www.fda.gov/food/foodscienceresearch/biotechnology/default.htm

Genentech

Products, research, news, http://www.gene.com/

Human Genome Project

http://www.nhgri.nih.gov

Department Of Energy

http://energy.gov/biological-science

Institute of Food Technologists

Aims to contribute to a meaningful dialogue on scientific issues and consumer concerns about recombinant DNA biotechnology: http://www.ift.org

Medscape

Information about drugs and devices in the pipeline for approval. http://www.medscape.com/

Microbiology Network

Dealing with biotechnology related to microorganisms, including techniques. http://microbiol.org/

National Agricultural Biotechnology Council

http://nabc.cals.cornell.edu/

National Biological Impact Assessment Program

Information about agricultural applications of biotechnology. http://gophisb.biochem.vt.edu/

National Center for Biotechnology Education at the University of Reading, UK

News, protocols, features, links to other sites. http://www.ncbe.reading.ac.uk

NIH Information

News, research, funding announcements, educational materials. http://www.nih.gov/

NovoNordisk

Pharmaceuticals and industrial enzymes, includes positions on bioethics and biotechnology issues. http://www.novo.dk/

Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology

Independent and objective source of credible information on agricultural biotechnology for the public, media and policymakers so that consumers and policymakers can make own informed decisions. Advocates neither for, nor against, agricultural biotechnology. http://www.pewhealth.org

University of Wisconsin Biotechnology Center

Service facilities, biotechnology companies, bioscience events, education, research, publications. http://www.biotech.wisc.edu/

WWW Virtual Library for Biotechnology

Catalog of Biotechnologyhttp://www.cato.com/biotech/

 

U.S. community college biotechnology programs

California

California Community College:  http://www.cccbiotech.org/

Texas

Austin Community College:  http://www3.austin.cc.tx.us/catalog/degbitc.htm

Massachusetts

Middlesex Community College:  https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/programs/?ProgCODE=BITC

Wisconsin

Madison Area Technical College:  http://matcmadison.edu/biotech/