Links

Here is a list of interesting websites for those who want to learn more about the zebrafish and medical research. Some are zebrafish related and some are more general:

  • Understanding Animal Research provides reliable information from scientists worldwide about the contribution of animal research to medical advances.
  • The British Heart Foundation explains why fish are so valuable for medical research.
  • FishForPharma – a training network on zebrafish infection models for pharmaceutical screens funded by the European Commission.
  • Science Brainwaves – a Sheffield based group whose aim is to bring science to everyone by organising and taking part in various public lectures, workshops and activities.
  • British Science Association – a registered charity that aims to advance the public understanding, accessibility and accountability of the sciences and engineering in the UK.
  • FishScope – timelapse recordings and confocal images dealing with the developmental biology of the fish.
  • The Microscope Imaging Station at the Exploratorium Museum at the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco.
  • Learn.Genetics delivers educational materials on genetics, bioscience and health topics.
  • Zebrafish research at UCL has great images.
  • The Human Genome – a free resource provided by The Wellcome Trust allowing you to explore the human genome, your health and your future.
  • Zebrafish K12 – facts and information about zebrafish, the popular model used for developmental and genetics research.
  • EMBL digital zebrafish – videos of early development.
  • Aquarium information – care of zebrafish in your home aquarium.
  • Zebrafish in the Classroom is designed to be a resource for teachers and students who are using zebrafish in undergraduate courses.
  • Project Bioeyes – a K-12 science education program which provides classroom-based learning opportunities through the use of live zebrafish.