List of genetics research organizations


List of genetics research organizations

This is a list of organizations involved in genetics research or related activities.

Companies

*Affymetrix, UK [http://www.affymetrix.com/]
*Applera, Norwalk, CT [http://www.applera.com/]
*Applied Biosystems, Foster City, CA [http://www.appliedbiosystems.com/]
*Asper Biotech [http://www.asperbio.com/]
*Celera Genomics
*Genentech, San Francisco, CA [http://www.gene.com/]
*Genetix, Hampshire, UK [http://www.genetix.com]

Research institutes

Africa

*Kenya
**International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi, [http://www.cgiar.org/]

Asia/Pacific

*Australia
**Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation [http://www.csiro.au]
*India
**Centre for population genetics, KolKatta
**Department of Genetics, Dr. ALM. PG. IBMS, University of Madras
*Hong Kong
**Chinese University of Hong Kong, [http://www.bio.cuhk.edu.hk/bio/]
**Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology, [http://www.hkib.org.hk/]
**Institute of Molecular Biology, Hong Kong, [http://www.hku.hk/hkuimb/]

*China
**Beijing Genomics Institute, Beijing, [http://www.genomics.org.cn/bgi/english2/index.htm Beijing Genomics Institute website]
**The National Human Genome Centre in Southern China, Shanghai
**The National Human Genome Centre in Northern China, Beijing
**Huada Human Genome Research Centre
**Bio Island Haizhu, Guangzhou [http://www.bioisland.com.cn/]
**The Human Genome Centre of the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS)

*Singapore
**Biopolis, Singapore [http://www.biopolis.com.sg/]
**Genome Institute of Singapore [http://www.gis.a-star.edu.sg/]
**Bioinformatik Institute, Singapore [http://www.bii-sg.org/]
**Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology [http://www.imcb.a-star.edu.sg/]
**Bioinformatics Center, Singapore [http://www.bic.nus.edu.sg/]

*Taiwan
**National Health Research Institutes [http://www.nhri.org.tw]

Canada

*Canada's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia [http://www.bcgsc.bc.ca/]
*McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre, Montreal, Quebec [http://www.genomequebecplatforms.com/mcgill/home/index.aspx]
*The Centre for Applied Genomics, Toronto, Ontario [http://www.tcag.ca]
*The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario

Europe

*Austria
**Institut für Forstgenetik, Vienna [http://fbva.forvie.ac.at/200/229.html]

*Germany
**Zentrum für genetische Forschung, (part of Max-Planck-Institute für Psychiatrie und Biochemie) München
**Institut für Humangenetik, Hamburg [http://ihg.uke.uni-hamburg.de/index.de.php]
**Institut für Humangenetik, (Klinikum der Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg), Heidelberg [http://www.med.uni-heidelberg.de/humangen/]
**Institut für Humangenetik, (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität), Erlangen-Nürnberg [http://www.humgenet.uni-erlangen.de/2k/home.html]
**Institut für Humangenetik (Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität), Bonn [http://www.meb.uni-bonn.de/humgen/institut.htm]
**Institut für Humangenetik, (University of Lübeck), Lübeck [http://www.humangenetik.mu-luebeck.de/index.html]
**Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin [http://www.molgen.mpg.de/]
**European Molecular Biology Lab (EMBL), Heidelberg

*Italy
**International Plant Genetic Resources Institute, Maccarese (Fiumicino) [http://www.ipgri.cgiar.org/]
**Global Crop Diversity Trust [http://www.croptrust.org/]

*UK
** [http://www.hgu.mrc.ac.uk/ Medical Research Council Human Genetics Unit] , Edinburgh, Scotland
**Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge [http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/]
**Imperial College Genetics and Genomics Research Institute, Hammersmith Hospital, London [http://www.icggri.ic.ac.uk/at_ic.htm]
**Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, UK

United States of America

*Arizona, USA
**Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), Phoenix founded in July 2002 [http://www.tgen.org/about.html]

*Arkansas, USA
**Whitetail Genetic Research Institute, Jerusalem, [http://www.buckgrub.com/abstract_1.html]

*California, USA
**Genetic Information Research Institute, Mountain View founded 1994 [http://www.girinst.org/]
**Stanford University, Stanford, California [http://www.stanford.edu/class/bio203/]

*Florida, USA
**University of Florida Genetics Institute, Miami [http://www.ufgi.ufl.edu/]

*Maryland, USA
**J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland
**The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR), founded in 1992 by Craig Venter
**Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase [http://www.hhmi.org/]

*Massachusetts, USA
**Whitehead Institute Center for Genome Research, Cambridge, [http://www-genome.wi.mit.edu/]

*Missouri, USA
**Genome Sequencing Center, St Louis, [http://wwww.genome.wustl.edu/]

*New York, USA
**Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, [http://www.cshl.org/]
**Center for Functional Genomics, SUNY Albany, Rensselaer, NY, [http://www.albany.edu/genomics]
*Washington, DC, USA
**Research Institute for Genetic and Human Therapy - Instituto di Ricerca per la Terapia Genetica Umana, [http://www.georgetown.edu/research/right/]

*USA
**Center for the Advancement of Genomics
**National Human Genome Research Institute founded 1989 [http://www.nhgri.nih.gov/]

Genetic research watchdog organizations

*GeneWatch [http://www.genewatch.org] , UK
*Council for Responsible Genetics [http://www.gene-watch.org] , US
*Smallpox Bio Security [http://www.smallpoxbiosecurity.org/] Conference 21-22 Oct 2003, Geneva, Switzerland
*Sunshine Project [http://www.sunshine-project.de/] , Hamburg, Germany and Austin, Texas


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