Biotechnology

Government & International Sites

USDA’s National Agricultural Library has the following three information links:
Biotechnology, Research and Development, and Production Technology and Engineering.

The Environmental Protection Agency has the latest news.

Academic Institutions

Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research updates Cornell University’s academic research on biotechnology.

National Agricultural Biotechnology Council looks at the interuniversity council’s activities and positions on biotechnology.

University of California-Davis Biotechnology Program presents an overview of the university’s academic program on biotechnology.

The University of Wisconsin Biotechnology Center (UWBC) has an online distance-learning center with lectures and discussions on biotechnology plus a biotech industry directory.

Trade, Research, Professional and Commodity Organizations

Alliance for Better Foods is an easy-to-use source for consumers on biotechnology’s benefits that is sponsored by an alliance of agriculture-and food-related groups.

CropLife America (CLA) testimony, committee proceedings and expert opinions on biotechnology are available on issues.

Biotechnology Industry Organization has a look at food and agriculture biotechnology regulation, issues, products, expert opinions and testimony, past industry press releases, and benefits to nutrition and the environment.

Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) Throughout the site are broadcast transcripts, reports and more information on biotechnology.

GMO Answers Public Information on food biotechnology products and benefits and opportunity for dialogue on related issues.

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
A look at current research and the science of agriculture biotechnology.

Information Systems for Biotechnology (ISB) Research on the environmental responsible uses of agricultural biotechnology.

International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI)
Resources on the science of agricultural biotechnology.