Internet Resources for BBMB Students

Professional Organizations & Institutions


http://www.aaas.org/ The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

AAAS is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an educator, leader, spokesperson and professional association.

http://www.asbmb.org  - The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization with over 12,000 members.  Founded in 1906, the Society is based in Bethesda, Maryland, on the campus of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. The Society's purpose is to advance the science of biochemistry and molecular biology through publication of scientific and educational journals: the Journal of Biological Chemistry, Molecular & Cellular Proteomics,  and the Journal of Lipid Research, organization of scientific meetings, advocacy for funding of basic research and education, support of science education at all levels, and promoting the diversity of individuals entering the scientific workforce.

http://www.ascb.org  - The American Society for Cell Biology

http://www.biophysics.org/ The Biophysical Society

http://www.faseb.org Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

A coalition of independent member societies that serve the interests of biomedical and life scientists, particularly those related to public policy issues.

http://www.iubmb.org   International Union of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (IUBMB)

The Mission of the IUBMB is to foster and support the growth and advancement of biochemistry and molecular biology as the foundation from which the biomolecular sciences derive their basic ideas and techniques in the service of mankind.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ The National Center for Biotechnology Information

http://www.nih.gov/  The National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The NIH, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. Helping to lead the way toward important medical discoveries that improve people's health and save lives, NIH scientists investigate ways to prevent disease as well as the causes, treatments, and even cures for common and rare diseases.

http://www.nsf.gov/ National Science Foundation

http://www.amgdb.org/  The Association of Medical and Graduate Departments of Biochemistry (AMGDB)

The AMGDB,  founded in 1969, represents Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at graduate and medical schools in North America, including the 50 United States and Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. The AMGDB is concerned with issues related to fundamental and biomedical science, health research, science policy and education.