Biology News
Cell Biologist Andreas Doncic Dies - The Scientist

The Scientist
Doncic's lab, which he started in 2015, was studying cell division decision-making in budding yeast and was in the process of publishing its first results. “What he found is a mathematical approach to this prediction [of cell fate] with multiple sets ...

Synthetic biology's 'promise and potential' capture investor attention - Genetic Literacy Project

Genetic Literacy Project
Synthetic Biology has become the new frontier of genetic engineering, promising to radically change the way we make clothes, fragrances, flavors, biofuels and plastics. Utilizing yeast, algae, microbes and bacteria as tiny manufacturing plants, it may ...

Yeast: Budding, Fission, and Candida

Stanford - United States

Cytobiology, biochemistry and genetics of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Schizosaccharomyces pombe, with links to resources and databases. Section of the Virtual Library maintained at Department of Genetics, School of Medicine, Stanford University, California.

Fission Reactors on the Earth

Discusses the natural nuclear fission reactions that occurred 1.7 billion years ago in uranium deposits at Oklo, Gabon.

Cell Division: Binary Fission and Mitosis
United States

Offers information on the cell cycle, including prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell division.

United States

Information from Wikipedia on this genus of yeasts which can cause infections, their classification and characteristics.

Candida albicans
United States

Information on this dimorphic fungus and the infection it causes, with a video from the Microbiology Video Library.


Diagnostic features, habitat and distribution of prairie mallow.

Albugo candida

microscopic image

United States

Photograph of flowers of a brassica covered with a spore mass of this species.

Candida Genome Database
United States

Resource for genomic sequence data and gene and protein information for Candida albicans.

California Fungi: Nidula candida
United States

Commonly known as the bird's nest fungus, a photograph of this species and links to several other photographs.

United States

Articles on all aspects of Saccharomyces and other yeast genera.