Leading the Way in Life Science Technologies

GEN Exclusives

More »

Best of the Web

More »
Dec 01, 2007 (Vol. 27, No. 21)

Home – BTGenes.com

URL:www.btgenes.com
  • Good coverage
  • Not fully of interest in U.S.
Gulp. The size of this one is a little hard to get a handle on describing in the short amount of space I have here, but that’s what I get paid to do, so here it goes. BTGenes is a sprawling website apparently based in India that covers the field of biotechnology (BT in the name stands for biotechnology.) Main areas of interest at the site include News (rather out of date), Today’s Gene (basically a commercial for a selected biotech company), Articles (interesting articles spanning molecular biology), Biotech Companies (listing of companies mostly in India), Nanotechnology (wide-ranging content), and Bioinformatics (extensive links), among many others. A section on bioethics is extensive and welcome, but the Careers section is a rare miss, focusing curiously on parent-child relationships. There are listings of jobs (abroad) with immigration info as well. Clearly, some of the content will not be of interest in the U.S., but the majority of it will.
  • Key:
  • Strong Points
  • Weak Points
  • Ratings:
  • Excellent
  • Very Good
  • Good


*The opinions expressed are solely those of the author(s) and should not be construed as reflecting the viewpoints of the publisher, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., the publishing house, or employees and affiliates thereof.

Be sure to take the GEN Poll

CRISPR Patent Controversy

Do you think recently released email from a former Broad Institute scientist to Jennifer Doudna will expedite a final legal decision on who owns the CRISPR patent?

More »