Biotechnology Government Organizations

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council. Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon SN2 1UH,

U.K. Phone: +44-0-1793-413200, Fax: +44-0-1793-413201. URL: Funds research in agri-food, animal sciences, biochemistry and cell biology, bio-molecular sciences, engineering and biological systems, genes and developmental biology, and plant and microbial sciences.

Life Sciences Gateway. Industry Canada, 301 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0H5. Phone: +1 613-954-3077, Fax: +1 613-952-4209. E-mail: [email protected]. URL: http:// Covers health and biotechnology (agricultural biotechnology, bio-based industrial products, biotechnology sector, e-health/telehealth, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals and bio-pharmaceuticals) and emerging technologies (bioinformatics, genomics and proteo-mics and nanotechnology).

Office of Biotechnology Activities. National Institutes of Health, 6705 Rockledge Drive, Suite 750, MSC 7985 Bethesda, MD 20892-7985, U.S.A. Phone: +1 301-496-9838, Fax: +1 301496-9839. E-mail: [email protected]. URL: http://www4.od.nih. gov/oba/. Monitors scientific progress in human genetics research in order to anticipate future developments, including ethical, legal, and social concerns, in basic and clinical research involving recombinant DNA, genetic technologies, and xenotransplantation.

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