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Immunology leading to research breakthroughs at UVa - The Daily Progress

The Daily Progress
They joined a growing group of physician-scientists, and brought expertise to the rapidly expanding field of immunology. Lee uses gene therapy to target pediatric cancers. Lum uses antibodies to kill tumors. Others are discovering links between the ...

Nimbus Therapeutics Announces Strategic Immunology Alliance with Celgene (CELG) -
Nimbus Therapeutics, a biotechnology company applying deep computational expertise throughout drug discovery and development, announced today the initiation of a long-term strategic alliance with Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) in immunology.
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Wildfires are a natural part of forest ecology - Ravalli Republic

Ravalli Republic
After his election, Gianforte, along with being a supporter to an allegoric museum, became an expert on fire ecology after his appointment to the Committee on Natural Resources. The self-declared apostle of wildfire, has never studied the science of ...

Taxonomic Resources and Expertise Directory (TRED)

Herndon - United States

A directory of taxonomic specialists for the biota of North America (north of Mexico).

United States

National Science Foundation (USA) competition to support competitively reviewed research projects that target groups of poorly known organisms.

Industrial Biotechnology and Biocatalysis: Centre of Expertise

Research at is focused on the microbial synthesis of fine and bulk chemicals and enzymes through fermentation and biocatalytic processes.

Taxonomic Studies of the Bartramiaceae

The full text of the PhD thesis of Viivi Virtanen. [PDF]

Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification

The Linnaeus II taxonomic content management system supports creating taxonomic databases, computer aided identification keys, interactive biogeographic maps, and literature and glossary databases in one hyperlinked environment.

TAXIS - Taxonomic Information System
United States

Database management system for recording taxa, specimens, characters, and images. Also serves as an interactive identification system.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
United States

Authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

Kew Record of Taxonomic Literature
United Kingdom

Database of references to publications on the taxonomy of flowering plants, gymnosperms, and ferns.

United States

The list provides a current systematic framework and summary of the taxonomic diversity of Panama Paleontology Project (PPP) mollusc collections collected, curated and identified from project inception till October 2000.

The Taxonomic Outline of Bacteria and Archaea
United States

TOBA is a comprehensive taxonomy of the type strains of bacteria and archaea, based on the 16S rRNA gene phylogeny.

Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification (ETI)

Foundation dedicated to improve on a global scale the quantity, quality, and accessibility of taxonomic information, based on an initiative of the United Nations' Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).