Partnering with SGIL
Still need more information? Check out these links:
More to come soon
SoyBase Homepagenot only has SoyBase access, but also will point you to Dr. Randy Shoemaker's
Lab at Iowa State and contains PCR information and primer sequences for
soybean SSR primers developed in the Soybean Genomics and Improvement Laboratory,
GenBank, the DNA sequence database maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology
dbSNPthe database of single nucleotide polymorphism (SNPs) maintained by the
Search the database of Expressed Sequence Tags
(ESTs)maintained by the
Unigenesthat have been assembled by the
(NCBI)for numberous species.
BLASTsearch at the NIH Center for Biotechnology.
The Genentech program
Access Excellence provides an online education in the biosciences and is a good place to
go for science news and everything biotech from principles and technology
to issues and ethics.
ABI(now a subsidary of Perkin Elmer), and
MJ Researchmanufacture a wide array of biotechnology equipment.
K. Gordon Lark's Lab, at the University of Utah Department of Biology, maps new markers on
the Minsoy x Noir1 map.
Alex Kahler of
Biogenetic Services, Inc., in Brookings, SD has also performed mapping services.
For more information about biotechnology and the technology, theory, and
principles behind it take a look at these links:
Forensic sciencealso has benefited greatly from the use of PCR, as can be seen on the
Genentech Access Excellence Homepageis a pretty good online resource for biotechnology education.
National Academy of Scienceshas a web page entitled
Beyond Discoverywhich has stories about human gene tracking as well as timelines of biotech
advances. It also has a section on designer seeds which are another big
part of genetic engineering, and one that you will probably encounter at
the local supermarket.
Please contact the
Beltsville Area Office of Technology Transferfor more information if you are interested in developing cooperative interactions
with SGIL or other research programs at BARC.