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National Biotechnology Organizations

BioCentury focuses on analysis and data about corporate strategy, management decisions, partnering, emerging technology, clinical data, the public policy environment and the financing markets that are key to understanding how value is created by biotechnology companies.

BioHouston is a nonprofit association with biotechnology business resources.

BioSpace.com is a hub for global LifeScience content, community and commerce.

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is an on-line community of scientists, professionals, businesses and organizations supporting the life sciences for the purpose of facilitating communications and disseminating information within that community. It provides an Industry Guide, as well as a Career Center that offers the opportunity to post resumes online. It also is a guide to the biotech industry, national biotech companies (has a link listing members) and educational resources. It has statistics, reports, charts, links, and more with the 2007 Guide to Biotechnology and a 2007 report titled, Growing the Nation's Bioscience Sector: A regional Prespective.

The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research is part of the FDA. The FDA and its daughter agencies list job vacancies for those trained in biotechnology.

FDC Reports cover the latest regulatory, legislative and business news affecting the U.S. drug, biotechnology, medical device, non-prescription drug, nutritional, and cosmetics industries. 

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a publicly funded entity with a mission to promote and protect the public health by helping safe and effective products reach the market in a timely way, and monitoring products for continued safety after they are in use.

The International Service for Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) website contains global information on genetically modified crops.

National Biodiesel Board is a national trade association offering industry news. statistics, papers, and links.

The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) is a publicly funded national resource for molecular biology information. The NCBI creates public databases, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for analyzing genome data, and disseminates biomedical information.

National Institutes of Health is a U.S. government agency which serves as the steward for medical research and publishes many reports and statistics.

National Science Foundation (NSF) is a U.S. government agency which funds much of the nation's basic research and publishes many reports and statistics.

PEW Initiative on Food and Biotechnology has information on genetically modified crops.

The Pharmaceutical Research & Manufactures of America (PhRMA) is a U.S. pharmaceutical industry association whose membership represents approximately 100 US companies involved in phamaceutical research.

State Energy Conservation Office (SECO) offers information on cost-effective clean energy technologies in Texas, including diodiesel, ethanol and biomass.

Texas Healthcare& Bioscience Institute (THBI) is a resource geared for business and academia with an industry directory listing a selection of Texas companies and research institutions. 

U.S. Department of Agriculture provides information as well as local and international statistics.

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