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FASEB announces new database of research organism providers

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) launched a new tool to help biomedical and life science investigators identify US suppliers of research organisms ranging from algae to mice, fruit flies, and maize. The Database of US Providers of Research Organisms aids researchers searching for stock centers, living collections, and commercial providers, all… Read More »

Sign-on Letter Supports Model Organism Databases

More than 8500 researchers have signed a letter asking the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to reconsider plans to reduce funding for model-organism databases (MODs). In May, the National Human Genome Research Institute informed investigators leading five databases—Flybase, Mouse Genome Informatics, Rat Genome Database, WormBase, Saccharomyces Genome Database, and Zebrafish Model Organism Database—of plans to… Read More »