Seed Biotechnology Center
Seed Biotechnology Center
Seed Biotechnology Center
University of California
Seed Biotechnology Center


General Seed
First the Seed Foundation


Basic Tutorials
Foods from Genetically Modified Crops (PDF)
BioTech SYSTEM – a consortium supporting STEM education in grades K-14
Bringing Biotechnology to Life: Educational Resource for Grades 7-10
American Farm Bureau Foundation for Ag, Free Resources and Lesson Plans
Field of Genes, Making Sense of biotechnology in Agriculture, 4-H Council
Waiter, there's a gene in my food, Australian Broadcasting Corp 1999
GMO Poster, Cornell (pdf)
GM Crops & Food: Biotechnology in Agriculture and the Food Chain
Genetic Engineering of Food, Feed, and Fiber: Understanding Genetic, NC State 
Field of Genes, WhyFiles
Engineering Crops in a Needy World, Minnesota Public Radio 2000
Straight Talk about Biotechnology - DuPont

Intermediate Tutorials
Genetically Modified Crop Debate in the Context of Agricultural Evolution, CS Prakash may2001
Unit 9: Transgenic plants I
Unit 10: Transgenic plants II: economy, environment and ethics
UCBiotech, University of California, Berkeley
Iowa State's Biotechnology Information Series
Transgenic Crops: An Introduction and Resource Guide - Colorado State University
The Biosafety Protocol
Backgrounder on genetic modification of crops and animals, Univ California 10dec1999
Designer Seeds - Beyond Discovery 1998
What is Biotechnology?, Lemaux, UC Berkeley
Innovation - AFFA Australia
Informing the Dialogue About Ag BioTechnology, Cornell
Council for Biotechnology Information
Biotech Basics - Monsanto
IFT Backgrounder on GMO
Expert Report on Biotechnology and Foods, Institute of Food Technologists - August 2000
Biotechnology and Food, ACSH sept2000 (pdf)
Genetically modified crops: the social and ethical issues, may1999 (pdf)
Agriculture 2000, California Agriculture magazine special Issue
Genetically Modified Foods: Harmful or Helpful?, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts april2000
Genetically Modified Foods, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
General Biotechnology Information - AfricaBio

Advanced Tutorials
Nat'l Academy Press, The Future Role of Pesticides in U.S. Agriculture (2000)
Smith Report - Seeds of Opportunity 13april2000 (pdf)
Nat'l Academy Press, Genetically Modified Pest-Protected Plants: (2000)
Transgenic Plants and World Agriculture (by 7 national science academies) july2000

Molecular Biology Tutorials
New York Times on the Web - requires free registration
The Composition of Life - animation - NY times
These animations require  Hypercosm Player plug-in
Gene Splicing Primer - animation - NY Times
DNA Replication Process - animation - NY Times
The Scale of DNA - animation - NY Times
Principles of Protein Structure
BioEd: Biology Education Resources
Protocol Online-You lab's reference book
Plant Genome Database Tutorial
MendelWeb Homepage 97.1
Primer on Molecular Genetics (Department of Energy)
The Biology Project, Univ Arizona
Molecular Biology - The Biology Project, Univ Arizona
CEPRAP Educational Software - Virtual DNA Fingerprinting Lab
Exploring Our Molecular Selves
DNALC: Biology Animation Library
The DNA Files, Soundvision Productions 1998
The DNA Learning Center
Molecular Biology: General Information and Tutorials

PCR Methods
Quick Guide for PCR - Alkami (PDF)
DNALC: Biology Animation Library
Molecular biology protocols

ELISA Methods
Microbiology & Immunology - The Biology Project, Univ Arizona
Immunology Protocols
Immunoassay Animations
StatLIA Demonstration Guide (commercial software package)
HHMI's BioInteractive: Virtual Labs
HHMI Virtual Lab (ELISA)

Plant Transformation
CEPRAP - Plant Transformation
BioRad Biolistic PDS-1000/He Particle Delivery System (Bulletin_1700.pdf)
Biolistics - Prof. Ruoff
Biolistic Transformation
Methods & Applications of Plant Cell & Tissue Culture
Agrobacterium tumefaciens: a natural tool for plant transformation
Commercialization agreement reached on the pollen transformation system, SeedQuest 26jan2001

Genome Projects, Marker-assisted Breeding
Human Genome Project - multimedia educational kit

The Composition of Life - NY Times (Flash)
Science GIF Animations


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