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  List of genetics research organizations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of organizations involved in genetics research or related activities.
Research Institute for Genetic and Human Therapy - Instituto di Ricerca per la Terapia Genetica Umana, [15]
Imperial College Genetics and Genomics Research Institute, Hammersmith Hospital, London [27]
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_genetics_research_organizations   (242 words)

  
 Genetics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The word genetics was first applied to describe the study of inheritance and the science of variation by English scientist William Bateson in a letter to Adam Sedgewick, dated April 18, 1905.
The foundational discipline is population genetics which studies the distribution of and change in allele frequencies of genes under the influence of the four evolutionary forces: natural selection, genetic drift, mutation and migration.
While molecular genetics studies the structure and function of genes at a molecular level, ecological genetics focuses on wild populations of organisms, and attempts to collect data on the ecological aspects of individuals as well as molecular markers from those individuals.
genetics.ask.dyndns.dk   (1085 words)

  
 Human Genome Organisation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Human Genome Organisation (HUGO) is an organization involved in the Human Genome Project, a project about mapping the human genome.
HUGO was established in 1989 as an international organization.
The HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee (HGNC) is assigning a unique gene name and symbol to each human gene.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HUGO   (88 words)

  
 Online Ethics Center: List of Organizations and their Abbreviations or Acronyms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
American Psychological Association is the is the principal disciplinary society for psychologists and is active in the areas of clinical ethics and research ethics.
It is a non-profit organization that promote the development and use of electrical and electronic technology and related sciences in the interests of the general public, the engineering profession, and their members.
National Research Council andNuclear Regulatory Commission The National Research Council is the principal operating agency of both the NAE and the NAS in servicing the government, scientists and engineers, and the public.
onlineethics.org /abbr.html   (2948 words)

  
 Political Theory: Organizations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
foundation for research on economics and the environment
national organization for the reform of marijuana laws
odom institute for research in the social science
www.politicaltheory.info /organizations.htm   (471 words)

  
 Human Genetics Webquest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Genetic disorders are passed from parents to offspring in the genetic code, and in some cases, a person may be a carrier for a disease and pass it to their children without knowing.
Because genetic diseases are usually caused by errors or mutations in the genetic code, it is extremely difficult to cure the condition, and in most cases, doctors can only treat the symptoms.
There are many genetic diseases to choose from, and a list of links that you can use to explore the known human genetic diseases.
www.biologycorner.com /bio4/human.html   (848 words)

  
 Donation - Research List
The following is a list and brief description of organizations that have provided information on how donated money would be used The information was collected to be used as a reference for research and service organization donations.
To support research on CJD infections, with animal, cellular and molecular studies to clarify useful diagnostic, preventive and therapeutic approaches and to understand fundamental properties of the infectious agent and neurodegenerative processes in aging.
Research which enlightens the role of prions in the life cycle of prions and the search of therapeutics which could block important steps within that cycle.
members.aol.com /larmstr853/cjdvoice/donate.htm   (1147 words)

  
 Autism Fact Sheet: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Researchers have identified a number of genes associated with the disorder.
Researchers are looking for clues about which genes contribute to this increased susceptibility.
Eight dedicated research centers across the country have been established as “Centers of Excellence in Autism Research” to bring together researchers and the resources they need.
www.ninds.nih.gov /disorders/autism/detail_autism.htm   (1705 words)

  
 Bioinformatics Research Center: Home
The Bioinformatics Research Center (BRC) at North Carolina State University is one of the world's premier centers for education and research in bioinformatics, the field that integrates information science and statistics with the study of genomics.
Research programs of faculty affiliated with the BRC include functional gene mapping, pedigree analysis, quantification of genetic diversity and structure in natural and domesticated populations, gene interactions, forensic DNA analysis, pharmacogenetics, evolutionary genomics, molecular evolution, protein sequence data interpretation, computational methodologies, and microarray data analysis.
The research and teaching activities of the Program in Statistical Genetics are reflected in the annual Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics.
statgen.ncsu.edu /brcwebsite/home.php   (423 words)

  
 Loka Links
Please note that additional listings of organizations which do community research work in response to community concerns or initiatives are in the Community Research Network Database.
Toxics Use Reduction Institute, providing research and training in the reduction of the use chemicals and toxic by-products in industry and commerce in the State of Massachusetts.
Organizers' Collaborative A U.S.-based membership organization which helps non-profit and activist groups more effectively use computers and the Internet for communication and collaboration.
www.loka.org /pages/others.htm   (1837 words)

  
 Multnomah County Library Homework Center - Social Issues - Homework Center - Multnomah County Library
This organization works to end animal injustices and to expose the suffering and exploitation of animals.
The organization exists to "provide a strong and effective voice for all the children of America, who cannot vote, lobby, or speak for themselves.
The charge of this organization is to provide the public, researchers, legislators, etc. comprehensive information regarding the social implications of biotechnology.
www.multcolib.org /homework/sochc.html   (4028 words)

  
 Untangling the Web--Disability Links
Research with the goal of expediting the creation of effective treatments and therapies for children with neurodevelopmental abnormalities, birth injuries to the nervous system, and related neurological problems.
EPVA is a non-for-profit organization dedicated to helping veterans with a spinal cord injury or disease by assuring quality health care, promoting research, and advocating for civil rights and independence.
An effort to organize on-line resources for (a) disability research from a socio-political perspective, and (b) the emerging interdisciplinary field of Disability Studies.
www.icdi.wvu.edu /Others.htm   (7084 words)

  
 The Genetic Algorithms Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Genetic Algorithms Archive is a repository for information related to research in genetic algorithms and other forms of evolutionary computation.
Research activities in evolutionary computation, complex adaptive systems and economics, are being performed at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The Hellenic Complex Systems Laboratory is an independent, non-profit, research laboratory that has invented the genetic algorithms based design of optimal QC and has proposed the definition of the entropy during the genetic search.
www.aic.nrl.navy.mil /galist   (2372 words)

  
 Cyndi's List - Genetics, DNA & Family Health
Research interests include the Y chromosome and the histories and structures of human populations.
List of information sources and for learning how to use the new tools of DNA testing and Genetic Genealogy to aide traditional genealogical research.
Genetic genealogy project studying the DNA makeup of the ethnic group known as the Pennsylvania Deutsch, aka Pennsylvania Dutch.
www.cyndislist.com /dna.htm   (2785 words)

  
 Quantitative Genetics Resources
Mathematical and Statistical Methods for Genetic Analysis is written to equip graduate students in the mathematical sciences to understand and model the epidemiological and experimental data encountered in genetics research.
The M.Sc./Diploma in Quantitative Genetics and Genome Analysis at the University of Edinburgh.
Genetics for Animal Breeding at the University of New England (Armidale, Australia).
nitro.biosci.arizona.edu /zbook/book.html   (1688 words)

  
 Genetic Research
UB Research Centers and Institutes Limited Submission Informed consent guidelines for genetic research In many clinical research programs now, there is an interest in obtaining a sample of blood >>
Human Genetic Research and Consent Introduction The National Statement and consent Consent and epidemiological research Consent and the use of human tissue samples Consent and the use of genetic >>
Genetic Research We work with medical doctors and researchers on various genetic questions.
www.dnalabtesting.com /genetic/geneticresearch   (1641 words)

  
 Genetic Research | Research, News, Information and Resources | GeneticsInfo.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Researchers at Columbia University, Children's Hospital Boston and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have established a clinical research network to study spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic killer of infants and toddlers.
UB Research Centers and Institutes Limited Submission Informed consent guidelines for genetic research In many clinical research programs now, there is an interest in obtaining a sample of blood...
Miami Project Special Report: Genetic Research Update News that the human genome has been sequenced has excited both scientists and the public, but what does this mean and how will the information be...
www.geneticsinfo.com /geneticresearch   (1928 words)

  
 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Genetics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Importance of Genetics Pairing up the best genetics were a very significant part of arranged marriages.
Classical genetics consists of the techniques and methodologies of genetics that predate the advent of molecular biology.
Population, quantitative and ecological genetics are all very closely related subfields and also build upon classical genetics (supplemented with modern molecular genetics).
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/genetics   (1795 words)

  
 Schizophrenia.com - Paranoid Schizophrenia - Schizophrenia Biology and Genetics
Outstanding overviews of what is known about the neuroscience and genetics of the major psychiatric disorders of schizophrenia, mood disorders, dementia, and anxiety disorders.
Information in the field of genetics is progressing rapidly, and a book that is 15 years old is truly ancient).
Decode Genetics, Inc. (Iceland) Note: The founder of Decode Genetics, Dr. Stefansson has a considerable emotional investment in the disease because his elder brother has schizophrenia.
www.schizophrenia.com /research/research.html   (1903 words)

  
 Eye Health Organizations Database Alphabetical List [NEI Health Information]
• A coalition of organizations that includes ophthalmic and optometric professionals, consumer advocates and industry which is dedicated to educating Congress and the public about the economic and societal value of federally funded eye and vision research.
Funds research on the molecular genetics of glaucoma and on optic nerve regeneration.
Sponsors genetic research to gain scientific understanding and develop therapies and cures for these conditions.
www.nei.nih.gov /health/resourceAlpha.asp   (4176 words)

  
 Schizophrenia.com - Paranoid Schizophrenia - Schizophrenia Research, Biology and Genetics
Schizophrenia.com - Paranoid Schizophrenia - Schizophrenia Research, Biology and Genetics
Research: Schizophrenia chemical flaw clue (April 9, 2006)
Researchers discover a protein that shapes the nervous system (January 2, 2006)
www.schizophrenia.com /research   (2616 words)

  
 MedBioWorld: Medical/Medicine and bioscience journals, associations and resources
Other useful research tools include dictionaries and glossaries, clinical trials, medical guidelines, education and training.
The Collection of Biostatistics Research Archive (COBRA), from the Berkeley Electronic Press, is the first database content partner.
MedBioWorld's blog posts essays from top researchers across the United States on a variety of subjects within the genomics field and announces upcoming conferences and meetings, funding resources, and research tools.
www.sciencekomm.at   (259 words)

  
 NIREHG: Genetics Organizations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Please fill in the Suggest/Update an Organization form.
The following list has been prepared from the ORGS on the Web database.
These services are funded by a grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute, contracts with the National Library of Medicine, and other public and private sources.
www.georgetown.edu /research/nrcbl/nirehg/orgslist.htm   (127 words)

  
 Welcome to NCHPEG.ORG
Join the GROW LIST SERV for regular updates on genetics.
This document is a companion piece to the Core Competencies that provides additional guidance about the content that should constitute basic instruction in genetics for those in health care.
Established in 1996 by the American Medical Association, the American Nurses Association, and the National Human Genome Research Institute, the National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics (NCHPEG) is an "organization of organizations" committed to a national effort to promote health professional education and access to information about advances in human genetics...
www.nchpeg.org   (309 words)

  
 Resources of Scholarly Societies - Psychology
Brunswik Society ["The Brunswik Society is an informal association of researchers who are interested in understanding and improving human judgment and decision making.
International Society for Ecological Psychology ["The International Society for Ecological Psychology is a scholarly organization for researchers and practitioners in the natural, social, and applied sciences, the humanities, the fine arts, and many subdisciplines of psychology.
It is founded on the premise that the principles of psychology are not autonomous, but will be developed best as part of the natural world.
www.lib.uwaterloo.ca /society/psychol_soc.html   (1677 words)

  
 Genetic/Rare Conditions National /International Groups
Glossaries of clinical genetics / human genome project terms
, private organization, listings of air ambulance services worldwide.
To locate a genetic counselor or clinical geneticist:
www.kumc.edu /gec/support/grouporg.html   (1046 words)

  
 Guide to Philosophy on the Internet (Suber)
If you're interested in guides like this to disciplines other than philosophy, see my list of lists of them.
For faster loading as well as proper targeting, direct links to my sections should point to the sections of the multi-file edition of the guide, not to this single-file edition.
An international association of cultural organizations dedicated to creating a school of philosophy "in the classical tradition".
www.earlham.edu /~peters/philinks.htm   (2166 words)

  
 CANADIAN NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Program Name: The primary aim of the MS Society is to stimulate and support research in multiple sclerosis and allied diseases.
Research Grants; Research Grants for New Investigators; Equipment Grants for New Investigators; Grants for Molecular Epidemiologic/Clinical Correlative Studies; Feasibility Grants
Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research (The Eli Lilly - The Robert L. Nobel Prize; The O.Harold Warwick Prize and The William E.
www.mun.ca /research/funding/nonprofit-can.html   (2505 words)

  
 Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Development Meetings and Conferences Calendar - a Public Service of Cato Research
Please let the organizers know you saw their meetings here.
Boston MA Clinical Research Coordinator Seminar - brief overview of clinical research with a comprehensive review of FDA GCP and ICH GCP (E 6) and the fundamental elements involved in coordinating a clinical trial.
Boston MA Short Course on Experimentail Genetics of the Laboratory Mouse in Cancer Research - graduate-level genetics course for predoctoral and postdoctoral students as well as established investigators entering the field of mouse genetics
www.cato.com /fyi/fyi.html   (2842 words)

  
 MedlinePlus: All Organizations
Carter Centers for Brain Research in Holoprosencephaly and Related Malformations
Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association of America, Inc.
Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (National Human Genome Research Institute, Office of Rare Diseases)
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/organizations/all_organizations.html   (789 words)

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