Includes categorized group of links to a variety of microbiology and disease sites. Categories include “Resources,” links to sites by type of microbiology (food, industrial, medical, etc); “Feature Articles,” which lists specific studies of individual diseases or phenomena; “Spotlight,” which includes “hot germ news,” “disease watch,” and groups of web sites from organizations and societies.
“This guide includes many of the free sites available on the Internet to assist researchers in finding synthetic biology information. As synthetic biology is an interdisciplinary field, this list of resources does not include all subject databases containing synthetic biology research as the focus of this webliography is on sites specific to synthetic biology information.
From CABI Publishing (CAB Abstracts), a combination of fee-based and free services, including news, reviews, book chapters, reports, abstracts, calendar, jobs and conference material on agricultural biotech.
From the OECD: “BioTrack Online focuses on information related to the regulatory oversight of products of modern biotechnology, including genetically engineered organisms or transgenic organisms, in the field of the environmental safety and the food and feed safety.”
Information page and links from a federal program regulating the field testing, movement, and importation of genetically engineered (GE) organisms that are known to be, or could be plant pests. BRS issues various types of permits for each of these activities, and a Compliance & Enforcement program inspects, audits, and oversees activities under the permit process.
Background information on various aspects of Genomics from the U.S. Department of Energy's Human Genome Management Information System. Originally based on a textbook, written in 1992 and updated in 1997, it covers basic aspects of molecular genetics, an overview of the Human Genome Project and its impacts on society.
An easy to use list of very short definitions of 3000 terms related to biotechnology, bioinformatics and realated areas in molecular biology. Specific terms may be searched or the list may be browsed by a particular letter of the alphabet.