BIOTECH INFO, PROGRAMS
AND OTHER RESOURCES
Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) is the world’s largest pre-college celebration of science. Held annually in May, the Intel ISEF brings together nearly 1,500 students from more than 40 nations.
International BioGENEius Challenge
The BioTech Institue is the U.S. adaptation of the Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada.
The Student Mentorship Association Regarding Technology & Science (SMARTS) is a student run program within the Youth Science Foundation (YSF) Canada to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) opportunities among Grade 7-12 students.
Bioresearch Online is targeted at members of the biotechnology industry, this site has a wealth of information on the latest products, research breakthroughs, companies, and articles. Products and books are advertised on the site is for sell. A free Bioresearch Online newsletter is also available. This is an excellent resource for up-to-date biotech news as well as what’s hot in the industry.
BIOTECanada is the national organization dedicated to promoting a better understanding of biotechnology and the many ways it contributes to improving the quality of life of all Canadians.
Genome Technology is a monthly magazine for and about the genomics industry and provides news and information on the business and technology of genomics, proteomics, and bioinformatics. Subscribers include research enterprises in the pharmaceutical, agri-science , biotechnology, academic and government sectors.
Science for Canada
The Government of Canada has a wide range of policies, programs, and a rigorous regulatory system to help Canada remain a leader in understanding, using, and developing biotechnology in a beneficial, safe, and responsible manner. As part of their work, the departments and agencies of the government provide a vast amount of online information about biotechnology. Science for Canada is a tool to help you locate information on biotechnology from these different federal departments and agencies.
National Centre for Biotechnology Education (NCBE)
The NCBE provides independent and authoritative information, training and resources for schools and colleges, industry, professional organisations and the general public.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
A division of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Center is a national resource for molecular biology information.
The National Research Council Biotechnology Institute
The Biotechnology Research Institute of the National Research Council Canada (NRC-BRI) is the largest Canadian research facility devoted to biotechnology.