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Ames Laboratory Chemical and Biological Sciences Program - Focuses on environmental sciences, fundamental interactions, and molecular processes [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Ames Laboratory (AMES)]

Amphibian Malformations and Declines - Information on amphibian malformations and links to resources. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), National Wildlife Health Center]

Argonne National Laboratory Biosciences Division - Research is aimed at defining the biological and medical hazards to humans from energy technologies and new energy options [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)]

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Biological Sciences - Performs systems biology research and develop technologies focused on how cells, cell communities, and organisms sense and respond to their environment. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)]

Bioscience and Health Portal - New medical diagnostic tests, improving the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care electronic records, reference materials for laboratory test methods, faster screening of promising vaccines -- these are a few of the many areas where National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) research serves the needs of the bioscience and health care community. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST), Various laboratories]

Biotechnology - United States regulatory agencies unified biotechnology website [Multiple agencies involved]

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Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) - Provides regulations that ensure the safety, effectiveness and timely delivery to patients of biological products [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Central Great Plains Research Station - To investigate the genetics,cytogenetics, taxonomy, gene flow, disease resistance molecular biology and breeding strategies of vegetable crops. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Computational Biology - Research in genetics research and system development in genomic sequencing, computational genome and protein structure analysis, high-performance biocomputing, bioinformation systems, and biosystems modeling [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]

CottonDB - This database contains genomic, genetic and taxonomic information for cotton. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service]

Crop Diseases, Pests and Genetics Research Unit - The overall goals are to develop economically, socially and environmentally acceptable integrated disease and insect pest management strategies based on improved understanding of disease epidemiology, pathogen biology and ecology, insect vector biology and ecology, complex host plant-pathogen-vector interactions, and host plant resistance; and improve perennial fruit crop varieties, quality and disease resistance through breeding and marker-assisted selection. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Crop Improvement and Protection Research Unit - The mission of the Crop Improvement and Protection Research Unit is to facilitate sustainable production of vegetable, sugar, fruit and ornamental crops through basic and applied research. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

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DOE Joint Genome Institute (JGI) - Provides integrated high-throughput genome sequencing and computational analysis to enable genomic-scale/systems-based scientific approaches to DOE-relevant challenges in energy and the environment. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science (SC)]

DOE Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) - Advances environmental and biomedical knowledge that promotes national security through improved energy production, development, and use [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science (SC), Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER)]

DOE R&D Accomplishments - Provides a searchable database about the outcomes of past DOE research and development which have had significant economic impact, have improved people's lives, or have been widely recognized as remarkable advances in science [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)]

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Fire Effects Information System (FEIS) - Provides up-to-date information about fire effects on plants and animals [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service]

Fundamental and Computational Sciences Directorate - Research covers fundamental discoveries in biology, chemical and materials sciences, molecular science, atmospheric sciences, and computational sciences and mathematics. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)]

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Gene Gateway: Exploring Genes & Genetics Disorders - Introduces various Internet tools to investigate genetic disorders, chromosomes, genome maps, genes, sequence data, genetic variants, and molecular structures [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]

GeneEd - GeneEd allows students and teachers to explore topics such as Cell Biology, DNA, Genes, Chromosomes, Heredity/Inheritance Patterns, Epigenetics/Inheritance and the Environment, Genetic Conditions, Evolution, Biostatistics, Biotechnology, DNA Forensics, and Top Issues in Genetics. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

Genetics Home Reference - Guide to understanding genetic conditions [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

Genome Glossary - A searchable glossary of the human genome project information. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]

Genomic Science Program - Uses microbial and plant genomic data, high-throughput analytical technologies, and modeling and simulation to develop a predictive understanding of biological systems behavior [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science (SC)]

Genomics.energy.gov - Information about the U.S. and worldwide Human Genome Project including history and ongoing progress [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science (SC)]

Grain, Forage and Bioenergy Research Unit - Focuses on genetic improvement of grain quality for human and animal nutrition, forage and biomass quality and production for feed and bioenergy, and disease resistance in wheat and sorghum. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

H:
Health Risks of Atomic Bomb Exposure - Webcast of a presentation by Human geneticist William Jack Schull, outlining the health effects of exposure to atomic bomb radiation. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Human Genome Project's Dictionary of Genetic Terms - A dictionary of genetic terms used in the Department of Energy's humane genome program [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]

Human Migration, Malaria, and Modernization in the Pacific: DNA Studies - Webcast of a presentation by Molecular anthropologist and population geneticist Professor J. Koji Lum. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Registry - Stem Cell Information - Lists entities that have developed stem cell lines that meet the government's use criteria [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

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Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) - A joint research enterprise created to enhance collaboration among the University of Maryland College Park (UMCP), the University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST), Materials Measurement Laboratory (MML)]

Invasive Weed Management Unit - Develops improved weed management systems that are efficient and environmentally safe [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Life Sciences Division - Studies the basic mechanisms of human disease in coronary artery disease, the biology of breast cancer, metabolic studies of neurological diseases, and disorders of red blood cell formation [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)]

Low Dose Radiation Research Program - Researches cellular and molecular responses to doses of X-ray or gamma radiation that are at or near current workplace exposure limits [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)]

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MEDLINE/PubMed - Database with millions of references, primarily from MEDLINE, to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)]

Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) - The Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) serves as the national reference laboratory for measurements in the chemical, biological and material sciences. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST), Materials Measurement Laboratory (MML)]

Microbial Genomics at the U.S. Department of Energy - Researching a vast repertoire of useful functions in the microbial workd that could be applied to solving challenges in the human world [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science (SC), Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER)]

Model Organisms for Biomedical Research - Provides information about activities and major resources that are being developed to facilitate biomedical research using the animal models [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

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NEIBank - A resource for the ocular genomics community including data for human eye cDNA libraries [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Eye Institute (NEI)]

NIST Data Gateway - The NIST Data Gateway-provides easy access to many (currently over 80) of the NIST scientific and technical databases. These databases cover a broad range of substances and properties from many different scientific disciplines. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST), Various laboratories]

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at PNNL - Fundamental sciences work in soft materials interfaces; synthesis and characterization; nanoscale biological processes; and theory, modeling and simulation [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Pacirfic Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)]

National Center for Genetic Resources Preservation (NCGRP) - Preserves the base collection of the National Plant Germplasm System and conducts research to develop new technologies for preservation of seed and other propagules of plant genetic resources [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) - Supports genetic and genomic research, investigation into the ethical, legal and social implications surrounding genetics research, and educational outreach activities [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Human Genome Research Institute]

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI): Health - Information about genetic and rare diseases, and genetic research to improve health [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

Neuroimaging Research - Resources for neuroimaging research including a web-based 3-D digital atlas browser and database of a laboratory mouse brain. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL)]

Nucleic Acid Database Project (NDB) - Assembles and distributes structural information about nucleic acids [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE); U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)]

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Photosynthesis Research Unit (PRU) - Investigates critical steps in photosynthesis as well as in-plant nutrient distribution [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Physical Biosciences Division (PBD) - Brings the full range of the physical sciences to bear on important problems in biology [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)]

Plant Gene Expression Center (PGEC) - Conducts fundamental research in plant molecular biology, in collaboration with the Universty of California, Berkeley. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit (PGRCU) - Involved with the genetic resources of agricultural and horticultural crops [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Plant Genetics Research Unit - Research the fundamental processes for increased production, quality, and uses of corn, soybeans, wheat, and birdsfoot trefoil [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

PubMed Central - Digital archive of life sciences journal literature [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)]

S:
Science and Technology - Biological Systems - Draws on programs in comparative and functional genomics, structural biology, and computational biology and bioinformatics. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]

Search NCBI's Multiple Databases - This is the Entrez query and database system from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)]

Short Tandem Repeat DNA - These data are intended to benefit research and application of short tandem repeat DNA markers to human identity testing. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST), Materials Measurement Laboratory (MML)]

Soybean/Maize Germplasm, Pathology, and Genetics Research Unit - Home site for this Agricultural Research Service's unit. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) - NIST supports accurate and compatible measurements by certifying and providing over 1300 Standard Reference Materials® with well-characterized composition or properties, or both. These materials are used to perform instrument calibrations in units as part of overall quality assurance programs, to verify the accuracy of specific measurements and to support the development of new measurement methods. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST), Various laboratories]

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) - A national laboratory which designs, constructs, and operates state-of-the-art electron accelerators and related experimental facilities for use in high-energy physics and synchrotron radiation research. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC)]

Stem Cell Information - The Official National Institutes of Health (NIH) resource for Stem Cell research [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

Sugarbeet Research Unit (SRU) - Basic and applied research to meet the changing needs of the sugar beet industry and its customers and stakeholders [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

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The DNA Initiative - Provides funding, training, and assistance to ensure that forensic DNA reaches its full potential to solve crimes, protect the innocent, and identify missing persons [U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)]

Translational Medicine: From Bench to Bedside - A panel discussion on the 60th anniversary of the discovery of the DNA structure. The panel focused on genetics and translational medicine, which takes discoveries in the laboratories (bench) and uses it in the field (bedside). Participants will include Orla M. Smith, managing editor of Science Translational Medicine, who will chair the panel; Nobel Laureate James Watson of Cold Springs Harbor Laboratories; and others. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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Vegetable Crops Research Unit (VCRU) - To investigate the genetics,cytogenetics, taxonomy, gene flow, disease resistance molecular biology and breeding strategies of vegetable crops. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Virtual Library on Genetics - This web site is a searchable subject catalog covering genetics in the biosciences [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]

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Wednesday is Indigo Blue: How Synesthesia Speaks to Creativity - Webcast - Presentation at the Library of Congress by Neurologist Richard Cytowic on the involuntary joining of different senses. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]