Links for United States:

  • The BMERC provides research support in both the development and application of computational biology / Bioinformatics methods in biology.

  • Determining the nature, origin, disease associations, modes of transmission, methods of diagnosis and responses to therapy of complex infectious diseases, and to disseminate such information.

  • By the United States Food and Drug Administration.

  • The Laboratory has research programs focusing on cancer, neurobiology, plant genetics, genomics and bioinformatics, and a broad educational mission.

  • CCFB promotes the study and teaching of fungi, lichens etc.

  • Understand the molecular pathogenesis of ehrlichiosis, including signal transduction pathways for survival of ehrlichiae in leukocytes, differential gene expression; to elucidate the cycle of transmission and maintenance of Ehrlichia spp., Anaplasma spp., Neorickettsia spp.; and to compare three major human ehrlichiosis agent genome sequences.

  • Committed to the development of sustainable, locally-based programs with active participation of the people in the communities, that apply state of the art technology to prevent or minimize the effects of infectious diseases.

  • The IMV has a mission to conduct research and training in the area of virology, primarily at the molecular level, and to serve as the coordinating focus on the UW-Madison campus for research and training in virology.

  • The institute's mission is to provide an independent assessment of vaccines and vaccine safety to help guide decision makers and educate physicians, the public and the media about key issues surrounding the safety of vaccines. The institute’s goal is to work toward preventing disease using the safest vaccines possible.

  • Dedicated to scientific discovery and improving the human condition through research and education in biology, biomedicine, and environmental science. Founded in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, in 1888, the MBL is a private, nonprofit institution and an affiliate of the University of Chicago.

  • Providing genomic support to the Caltech community, with an emphasis on high throughput sequencing and microarray analysis.

  • Using the techniques of molecular, computational and virus biology to provide basic insights into the HIV-human host relationship in an effort to assist the fight to stop the AIDS pandemic.

  • Researching the mechanisms of HIV-1 pathogenesis and replication for the development of safer and more effective treatments for AIDS.

  • NAI carries out collaborative research and education in astrobiology, the interdisciplinary science that seeks answers to fundamental questions.

  • The branch conducts interdisciplinary basic research in exobiology to understand pre-biotic chemistry, and the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the Universe.

  • The NCBI has been charged with creating automated systems for storing and analyzing knowledge about molecular biology, biochemistry, and genetics; facilitating the use of such databases and software by the research and medical community; coordinating efforts to gather biotechnology information both nationally and internationally; and performing research into advanced methods of computer-based information processing for analyzing the structure and function of biologically important molecules.

  • The mission of the laboratory is to generate information which addresses critical problems in agriculture and watershed management leading to the development of innovative solutions which increase the efficiency of agriculture systems and reduce environmental risk.

  • This laboratory studies Bacterial Pathogenesis & Innate Immunity.

  • The focus of the lab is the study of biofilm development. Biofilms can be defined as communities of bacteria attached to a surface.

  • General information on plant viruses in California pictures and links to The Index of Plant Virus, Viroid, and Phytoplasma Diseases in California.

  • The mission of the SMML is to provide the knowledge required to identify and determine relationships about fungi of importance to agriculture and forests.

  • This research unit focuses on different aspects of photosynthesis with emphasis on structural and mechanistic aspects.

  • Committed to meeting the most critical challenges in biology and medicine.

  • Multidisciplinary research teams finding solutions and applications for industrially problems and the potentials of microbial biofilm formation. Located at Montana State University - Bozeman.

  • The overall goal of the Center for Virus Research (CVR) is to develop interdisciplinary collaborations and studies founded in molecular virology.

  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships.

  • The mission of the Ecosystems Center is to investigate the structure and functioning of ecological systems and to predict their response to changing environmental conditions, to apply the resulting knowledge to the preservation and management of natural resources, and to educate both future scientists and concerned citizens.

  • Virology research centers on retroviruses, autoimmunity, and retroviruses in autoimmunity. Located at the Tulane University School of Medicine.

  • Pushing the limits of academic research by creating, testing, and implementing new approaches to the study of biology with the goal of understanding human health and disease, as well as evolution and the biology of other organisms.

  • An institute with a recognized team of scientists, representing a spectrum of disciplines, who work together on research oriented toward the control of viral diseases.

  • Established to create and develop a world-class center of excellence focusing on chronic viral diseases and virally linked cancers.

  • Focusing on regulation of the processing and nuclear export of cellular and viral mRNAs in virus-infected cells, and the structure and function of viral proteins that regulate this mRNA processing. Located at University of Texas at Austin.

  • Interested in the ecological processes and genetic mechanisms that cause evolutionary change.

  • Molecular Plant Virology and Gene Expression.

  • Microbial Ecology and Biogeochemistry at West Virginia University. The Morrissey Lab at West Virginia University focuses on characterizing microorganisms and communities in order to better understand how microbes and their activities influence our world.

  • Providing facilities for research and education in the biological sciences.

  • Research in the Tolman group encompasses synthetic bioinorganic and organometallic/polymer chemistry. Located at the University of Minnesota.

  • An interdisciplinary research institute devoted to excellence in basic research. Focus areas include developmental biology, cell biology, biochemistry, structural biology, genetics, and genomics.

  • This laboratory studies the molecular biology of the replication of positive strand RNA viruses, focussing on turnip yellow mosaic virus (TYMV), a small virus with a simple genome consisting of one strand of RNA.

  • Dedicated to research and higher education at the frontiers of ocean science.