Bio-Link reports trends in biotechnology and regional biotechnology developments.

Biotechnology: Science for the New Millennium
This site gives information that reinforces the curriculum of Fundamentals of Biotechnology, Biology 1130.

ActionBioscience promotes bioscience literacy and discusses current issues in biotechnology such as ethics, growth of research, allocation of funds, etc.

National Science Digital Library Pathway
This site is the National Science Digital Library Pathway for biological sciences education and features many updates in biotechnology.

National Center for Biotechnology Information
The National Center for Biotechnology Information posts recent developments in the field and maintains bioinformatics databases.  This site references and disseminates biomedical information related to molecular processes that cause human disease.

Biotechnology Industry Organization
Biotechnology Industry Organization provides an overview of the various fields of biotechnology, new developments, industry statistics and lists of biotechnology companies in the United States.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute site features lectures, virtual labs, animations, videos and other biotechnology resources.

National Science and Technology Council (NSTC)
The National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) describes various roles of the federal government in biotechnology.


Career Information

If you are considering this program as an area of study, consult with a faculty advisor in this field. To send an e-mail, click on the name of the advisor you wish to reach:

Karen R. Persky, Biology
Health and Science Center (HSC), Room 2321, (630) 942-3932

Richard Jarman, Chemistry
Health and Science Center (HSC), Room 3333, (630) 942-2451