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Urban Ecology Center Hosts First International Training - WUWM


WUWM
The Urban Ecology Center started humbly with a small team working out of a trailer near a forlorn park above the Milwaukee River. Today the park is flourishing, the river is healthier, and the Urban Ecology Center has grown to three neighborhood-based, ...
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Meet the Woman Making Ants the Next Big Thing in Biology - National Geographic


National Geographic
... their social interactions, and their evolutionary success. More broadly, Moreau's work might indirectly help us develop tools to answer bigger biological questions: how to control pests, how to promote helpful species, how to improve digestion and ...

NSF awards $6.4 million grant to Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research drylands site - National Science Foundation (press release)


National Science Foundation (press release)
To discover how environmental change is affecting dryland ecosystems, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year, $6.4 million grant in new support of the Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site in central New Mexico.

National Center for Genome Resources

Santa Fe - United States

Develop bioinformatics and computational biology tools to support genetic analysis and discovery. Features scientific programs, software, and career opportunities.

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National Center for Genome Resources
United States

NCGR is one of four international centers providing central organization and analysis of genetic information flowing in from all parts of the globe.

National Center for Genetic Resources Preservation
United States

NCGRP conserves genebanks for species diversity of crops and animals important to agriculture, landscapes and environmental sustainability, beyond seed storage using cryogenics. Serves as repository for semen, graftable plant buds or in vitro plantlets, for the US Department of Agriculture in Fort Collins, Colorado.

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) - National Institutes of Health
United States

Funds research in chromosome mapping, DNA sequencing, database development, technology development for genome research, and studies of the ethical, legal, and social implications of genetics research.

Rat Genome Resources
United States

The National Center for Biotechnology Information provides information about rat data available at NCBI and other related resources from the research community, including sequence, mapping, and clone information.

Human Genome Resources
United States

Includes genome maps, sequencing progress, and data on genetic variation and gene expression.

NCBI Pig Genome Resources
United States

Custom searchable web resource including sequence, mapping, breed and other resources.

Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) Genome Resources
United States

Gateway to chimpanzee genome resources at NCBI and beyond, pointing to major scientific articles and sequence resources at major laboratories.

WashU-Zebrafish Genome Resources Project
United States

Develop genomic and genetic tools to facilitate biological investigations . Projects include expressed sequence tags, mapping genes and ESTs, and allocating and designing EST mapping primers.

NCBI Honey Bee Genome Resources
United States

Find resources for the completed honey bee genome, sequenced and assembled by Baylor College of Medicine with funding from the National Human Genome Research Institute.

Evolution Resources from the National Acadamies
United States

Books (some with full online versions), position statements, and research papers.