Interesting Links





Please remember to critically evaluate the content and potential motivation of the authors of each site
Many opinions and viewpoints are included on this page.

Seed Biotechnology Center at UCDavis
Their Methods for Detecting GM crops
Their Therapeutic Protein Production in Crop Plants
Their Biotechnology Resource Series including links about many major field crops and lots of other helpfull information

American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB)

Greenpeace International Homepage
Their site devoted to genetic engineering

Science Controversies On-line Partnerships in Education (SCOPE) by UC Berkeley, Univ. of Washington and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Their site devoted to the Genetically Modified Food Debate

International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA)

Genetic Resources Action International and their paper 'Grains of Delusion' (Other papers also available through this site)

Scientific Committee on Plants
Their opinion on placing Bt Corn on the market

Transgenic Plants and World Agriculture:June 2000 Report prepared under the auspices of the Royal Society of London,
the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Indian National Science Academy, the Mexican Academy of Sciences and the Third World Academy of Sciences.
Their posting "Will GMOs feed the world?"
Their posting "Your World: Biotechnology and You" Comments on and a Reproduction of a pamphlet distribute to schools

Friends of the Earth Europe

Finding Research Articles:
PubMed/ Medline covers many journals back to 1964 BUT not as strong on the ecology and plant journals
Nature Publishing Group you must register (for free), gives access to a number of their sites and certain specialty articles and can search all of their journals (Including Nature, the Nature Reviews Series and Nature Biotechnology)


Genetically Modified Organisms Seminar
Intro to topics and methods used in creating /studying genetically modified plants
Creating basic webpages using Dreamweaver
Previous seminar topics and projects
Briefest guide to Powerpoint

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