Life Sciences
LIFE SCIENCES - Useful Links
Focus Areas

General
Aspects of GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) technology
Abstracts and Indexes
Journals
Information Services / Consortias
Research News
Industry News
Newsletters
Reviews
Patents
Protocols
Computational Software
Conferences
Life Science Publishing
Awards / Grants / Fellowship
PDF News / Biocareers

General

http://biobenchhelper.hypermart.net
Collection of internet resources which one may consult when working in the biolab

http://bioresearch.ac.uk/browse
UK's gateway to high quality internet resources in Biological and biomedical research. Comprehensive data on Fungi regarding classification, collection, genetics and pathogenecity is available.

http://eelink.net/Endspp
Endangered species.

http://scarab.msu.montana.edu/extension/PEPLinks.html
Pesticide related weblinks.

http://world.std.com/~krahe
Herbs and Aromas - Medicinal plants and properties.

http://http://www.vims.edu/tcs/crust_links.htm
Crustacean - related resources on the web.

http://www.ala.org/acrl/resjun00.html
Extensive list of plant related web resources with descriptive annotations for each site.

http://www.aqualink.com/catalogs/wplants1.html
Aquatic plants.

http://www.ars-grin.gov/npgs/tax
Grin taxonomy.

http://www.bagelhole.org/article.php/Food/163
Edible and medicinal plants.

http://www.bio.com
Bio Online provides research news, industry news, market research, investment research. Areas covered are genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, biotherapeutics, bioengineering, drug discovery and immunotechnology. Access to webcasts of discussions of current topics are also available.

http://www.biocompare.com
Resources of new technologies in Life Sciences.

http://www.biofind.com
Internet's one stop - shop for worldwide Biotech industry.

http://www.bioresearchonline.com
Digital market place for bioresearch. Is a premier information source for biological research industry.

http://www.biosis.org.uk/free_resources/resource_guide.html
A free guide to finding zoology related information on the net. Indudes infomation on organisms, an index to organism names, systematics and taxonomy and an excellent resource guide for mammals.

http://www.biospace.com
Specialized provider of web based products and information services to the Life Science.

http://www.biotechnet.co.uk/links.htm
Website for bioscience entrepreneurs.

http://www.derwent.com/lifesciences
Offers a choice of Life Science databases. Covering patents, journals and conferences used by research.

http://www.golgi.harvard.edu/Biolinks.html
Biology links.

http://www.herbalgram.org/browse.phys/medicinal-plant
Medicinal plant information.

http://www.keil.ukans.edu/~fungi
Mycological research.

http://www.marenet.de
Marenet is the worldwide Network of Marine Research Institutions and Documents.

http://www.nursery.umd.edu/plant.htm
Plant identification.

http://www.plantstress.com/admin/WRFiles/literaturewr.htm
Plant science literature, databases and online learning.

http://www.public.iastate.edu/~pedro/rt-journals.html
Pedro's biomolecular research tools.

http://www.rt66.com/hrbmoore/HOMEPAGE/HomePage.html
Medicinal plant images and databases.

http://www.scicentral.com
Scicentral - Biological Sciences - Metadirectory maintained by professional scientists.

http://www.wri.org/wri/biodiv/pharmacy.html
A short list of plant based medicinal drugs.

http://www.3.ibm.com/solutions/lifesciences
Discovery link gives access to 25 million assays and 400,000 compounds - answer in 15 seconds.

Aspects of GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) technology

http://biotech.info.net/index.html

http://www.colostate.edu/programs/lifesciences/Transgeniccrops

http://www.edmonds-institute.org

http://www.house.gov/science/smithreport04/300.pdf

http://www.percyschmerser.com

Abstracts and Indexes

http://tls.il.proquest.com/hp/products/DisExpress.html
Dissertation Express
If the publication number, author or title of the dissertation that is required is known, Dissertations Express in the fastest and easy ordering service

http://http://wwwlib.umi.com/dissertations
Proquest Digital Dissertations
Free access to most current two years of citations and abstracts of the Dissertations.

http://www.biosis.org
BIOSIS Reviews,
Zoological Record - The world's premier source for animal science research. Coverage is 4500 serials every year.

http://www.biosis.org/products_services/ba.html
Biological Abstracts
Produced by BIOSIS, the world's largest abstracting and indexing science for Life Sciences; coverage is 4000 serials every year.

http://www.cabi-publishing.org/products/Database/Abstracts/Index.asp
CAB Abstracts is a bibliographic database compiled by CABI publishing. It covers significant research and development literature in the fields of forestry, human nutrition, animal health, management and conservation of natural resources. Coverage 4 million records.

http://www.csa.com/detailsv3/asfaset.html
Aquatic Science Fisheries Abstracts

http://www.derwent.com/biotechabstracts.index.html
Derwent's Biotechnology Abstracts provides details of advances in processes and applications of biotech research from journals, conferences and patents.

http://www.isinet.com/isi/products/derwent
Derwent's Innovations Index is a web accessible product that merges Derwent World Patent index and Patents Citation Index.

Journals

http://apt.allenpress.com/aptonline
Biology journals online.

http://bioresearch.ac.uk/browse/mesh/detail/C0600646L1174978.html
Electronic Journals (Publication Type) A - Z

http://marenet.uni-oldenburg.de/MareNet/marejournals.html
Lists online available journals and newsletters related to Marine Science

http://www.ejb.org
Electronic journal of biotechnology is a scientific pre-reviewed journal edited exclusively in electronic format. Research and Review articles available are free on the web.

http://www.elsevier.com/homepage/san/aqua/online/online.sht
AquaOnline - gateway to Aquatic biology and Ecology Research.

http://www.indiana.edu/~liblife/ejournal.html
Life Sciences electronic journal list.

http://www.isinet.com
Current Contents / Life Sciences provides access to 1370 of world's leading Life Science journals.

http://www.vsppub.com/journals/jn-Cru.html
Website for Journal Crustaceana which is the foremost journal in the world on Crustacean research.

Information Services / Consortias

http://www.catchword.com
'Catchword' provides internet access to full text of articles of almost 50 research journals published by a number of leading scholarly and academic publishers.

http://www.dialog.com
'Dialog' is the worldwide leader in providing online based information services. Their products are a combination of highly accurate online research tools offering access to unique and relevant database designed to meet the specific needs of a wide range of
users.

http://www.highwire.stanford.edu
Delivers scientific and medical research online in high quality web environments.

http://www.hw.ac.uk/libhttp://www/irc/journals/ap.html
'Ideal' service provides access to recent issues of about 170 journals published by Academic Press.

http://www.hw.ac.uk/libhttp://www/irc/journals/scidir.html
'Science Direct' service is a web database for scientific research that contains full text of more then 1000 Elsevier Science Journals in Life, Physical, Medical, Technical and Social Sciences available through internet. It contains abstracts from core journals in the major scientific disciplines and is the most comprehensive database of primary literature in the Sciences available today.

http://www.oclc.org/firstsearch
'OCLC Firstsearch' connects a world of Libraries to a universe of information, gives library users instant online access to more than 70 databases with links to 5.9 million online full text articles, full image articles from over 3500 electronic journals.

http://www.ovid.com
'Ovid' provides the resources that researchers in universities and colleges depend on. Their coverage of databases in a broad range of subjects makes Ovid an ideal solution for Libraries and Consortia around the world.

Research News

http://www.bio.com/Redirectors/LinkRedirect01_23.jhtml?link=10
Bio.Com's live webcasts

http://www.bio.com/newsfeatures/newsfeatures_research.jhtml
All past In Focus webcast recordings and manuscripts

http://www.bioexchange.com/news/bioinformatics.cfm
Current Bioinformatics news and online Bioinformatics discussions.

Industry News

http://www.bio.com/industryanalysis/industryanalysis_news.jhtml

http://www.progen.com.au/lifeSciences/index.cfm

Newsletters

http://www.bio.com/newsletter

http://www.bioresearchonline.com

http://www.lifescipub.com/newsletter.htm

http://www.mnh.si.edu/botany/bcn/issue/175.html
Biological conservation newsletter.

http://www.uga.edu/~protozoa
Protozoology newsletter.

Reviews

http://reviews.bmn.com
Biomednet Reviews - World's largest resource for Life Science researchers.

http://www.biowire.com
Product reviews by scientists for scientists - definitive resource of knowledge and tools biological researchers need.

Patents

http://biotechpatent.com
Patent News - monthly publication, Patent Report - 6 times a year.

http://www.intellectual-property.gov.uk

http://www.patent.gov.uk

http://www.patentcafe.com

http://www.derwent.com/worldpatentsindex
Comprehensive database of patent documents published in the world.

Protocols

http://www.bioexplorer.net/methodsand_protocols
Collection of links to protocols used in biosciences

http://www.bioprotocol.com
Protocols for Molecular biology, Neurobiology, Developmental biology, Cell biology, Microbiology, Plant biology, Biochemistry etc.

http://www.biovisa.net
Directory of protocols, journals and forums in the area of biology.

http://www.biohttp://www.net
Comprehensive collection of lab troubleshooting resources, newsgroups and protocols in molecular biology.

http://www.cellbio.com
Links to useful and well organised sites for educational resources, methods and protocols and current research.

Computational Software

http://www.bio.com/Redirectors/LinkRedirect03_27.jhtml?link=10
Primer Premier V5 - Primer design software amplifies across species or
defect pathogens, designs high amplification efficiency primer for PCR,
sequencing and hybridization with a built-in automatic search mode that tailors
stringency to the template and one can design primers for difficult templates at
the click of a button.

http://www.bio.com/Redirectors/LinkRedirect3_12.jhtml?link=11
DNA Microarray Software: Batch PCR primer design and hybridization probe design tool for Windows. Supports many specialized needs like ORF studies and SNP detection using primer extension. Can be used with DNA chip and gene chip arrays.

http://www.bio.com/redirectors/Linkredirect03_27.jhtml?link=12
LABTrack represents an exciting new development in Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) - a new generation called Electronic Lab Notebooks. Typically, LIMS store only reduced and/or approved data. LABTrack can store all of the data that is produced in the lab - raw and reduced.

Conferences

http://marenet.uni-oldenburg.de/MareNet
Conference links of the Network of Marine Research Institutions.

http://www.vims.edu/tcs
Crustacean related conference news.

http://www.hum-molgen.de/meetings/meetings/subject.html
Calendar for events in genetics, biotechnology, bioinformatics, biochemistry and immunology.

http://www.jeukmic.org/Soc.html
Conference links for protozoology

http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/bioag/biotec.html
Conference links of biological and agricultural science.

http://www.papersinvited.com
World's largest listing of call for papers. Tracking the call for papers from various universities and professional bodies.

Life Science Publishing

http://www.medbioworld.com/advice/presenting.html
Provides links to online writing and presenting Research Work.

Awards / Grants / Fellowship

http://www.erin.utoronto.ca/~w3msa
Mycological Society of America.

http://www.lifeSciences.umich.edu/values/lsvsp-links.html
University of Michigan Life Sciences, Values and Society Program.

http://www.nas.edu
National Academy of Sciences.

http://www.nsf.gov
National Science Foundation.

http://www.ocms.ox.ac.uk/ocms/funding.html
Oxford Center for Molecular Sciences.

http://www.reeusda.gov/crgram/biotechrisk/biotech.htm
USDA biotech risk assessment research grants.

http://www.uga.edu/~protozoa
Society of protozoologist.

PDF News / Biocareers

http://www.sciencecareers.org
ScienceCareers.org is the premier job site for scientists. Every week one can find hundreds of new job postings, employer profiles, a resume/CV database and career advice; all the tools needed to find a top job in the industry.

http://career.bio.com

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