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Smith College Library Catalog – Anita O'K. and Robert R. Young Science Library

Botanic Gardens & Lyman Plant House

MacLeish Field Station

Center for Microscopy and Imaging

Center for Molecular Biology

Center for Proteomics

Clark Science Center

Mammalian Species Accounts

Five College Departments of Biology

Amherst College

Hampshire College

Mount Holyoke College

The University of Massachusetts at Amherst

General Links

American Physiological Society

Biodiversity and WorldMap
Measuring the variety of nature and selecting priority areas for conservation, created by Natural History Museum, London.

Biomedical Articles of the National Library of Medicine

DNA molecules
Two views of DNA structure.

Web resources on the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster.


Ecology WWW page

Ecological Society of America

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS)

Human Genome Resources (NCBI)

Kimball's Biology Pages
Definitions and essays for introductory biology students by John W. Kimball.

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

On Being A Scientist: Responsible Conduct In Research

Plant Database (National Plant Data Center USDA)

Tree of Life Web Project
Schematic depiction of the phylogenetic relationships between organisms.

Using the Biological Literature Resources

Virology on the Web

The Virtual Embryo

Virtual Plant Cell

Women in Biology

Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory

WWW Virtual Library: Biosciences
A comprehensive list of resources, arranged by specific field.

Careers in Biological Sciences

American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS)
Dedicated to advancing biological research and education for the welfare of society. Visit the AIBS Careers in Biology page for helpful advice, resources and links for those considering a career in biology.

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
A nonprofit scientific and educational organization with over 11,900 members. Most members teach and conduct research at colleges and universities. Others conduct research in various government laboratories, nonprofit research institutions and industry.

American Society for Cell Biology
Career development, educational resources, newsletter, grants, job board, forum and more.

Biotech Industry Organization (BIO)
The world's largest biotechnology organization, providing advocacy, business development and communications services.

BioCompare Life Science News
Up-to-date news about the life sciences: cancer, cell biology, drug discovery, genomics, immunology, industry news, microbiology, molecular biology, neuroscience, plant biology and more.

Biology Jobs.com
Free registration. Search thousands of biology jobs by specialty and location.

Biology News Net
Latest biology articles, news and current events.

Topix.net – Biology News
News on biology continually updated from thousands of sources.