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Food Science : Plant-made pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals/functional foods

Plant-made pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals/functional foods

  • is an online community "dedicated to a science-based, medically-oriented public dialogue on plant-made pharmaceuticals and their potental to help combat life-threatening illnesses." This community is a project of the International Academy of Life Sciences, a global network of universities, medical schools, and related institutions that are dedicated to education, training, and research in key issues associated with the life sciences.
  • Society for Moleculture
    A non-profit organization for plant factories. Society for Moleculture is the organizer of the conferences on plant-made pharmaceuticals.
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Primer on Plant-Made Pharmaceuticals
  • Information Systems for Biotechnology

    ISB provides information resources to support the environmentally responsible use of agricultural biotechnology products. The site contains good coverage of plant-factories, field trials, and technology developments. ISB is funded through a grant from USDA's Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service to Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia.

  • Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology
    The Pew Initiative contains information on agricultural biotechnology for the public, media and policymakers - promote public dialogue on regulatory systems, food safety and environment, with a good coverage of plant-factories.
  • GE3LS Pharm: Molecular Farming
    GE3LS is part of the Genome Prairie project based at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada.