Michigan State University

The Buell Lab Homepage - Numerous plant bioinformatic resources are available from the Buell lab.

The Plant Biology Department at MSU - Plant biology research from molecules to ecosystems at Michigan State University.

DOE Bioenergy Centers

Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center - A DOE funded Bioenergy Research Center.

The Bioenergy Science Center - A DOE funded Bioenergy Research Center.

The Joint Bioenergy Institute - A DOE funded Bioenergy Research Center.

General Bioenergy Resources

Energy Biosciences Institute - A bioenergy collaboration between University of California, Berkeley, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the University of Illinois, and British Petroleum.

US Department of Engery Bioenergy - The DOE is researching and funding various aspects of bioenergy production.

ERA-NET Bioenergy - Coordinating European bioenergy research efforts.

Bioenergy Feedstock Information Network - A clearinghouse for information about biomass feedstock resources from the U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Idaho National Laboratory, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and other research organizations.

IEA Bioenergy - The International Energy Agency fosters information exchange between countries that have national programs in bioenergy research, development and deployment.

BioEnergy at Purdue - A series of white papers about bioenergy produced by Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service.

USDA Economic Research Service - Analysis of economic issues surrounding bioenergy from the USDA's Economic Research Service.

Bioenergy at DOE JGI - A teaching resource from the DOE's Joint Genome Institute about sources for bioenergy.

Wisconsin Bioenergy Initiative - A collaboration of people and institutes working on bioenergy problems.

BioEnergy Washington - Bioenergy funding and research from the state of Washington.

The Center for Advanced BioEnergy Research - Bioenergy research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Biomass Program - The DOE Biomass Program works with industry, academia, and DOE national laboratory partners on a balanced portfolio of research in biomass feedstocks and conversion technologies.

General Annotation Sites

Blast2GO - A tool for functionally annotating gene sequences.


MSU's Rice Genome Annotation Database - The Rice Genome Annotation Project Database provides high-quality gene annotation for the rice genome.

MSU Rice Genome Browser - The most popular feature of the MSU Rice Genome Annotation Database project is the Rice Genome Browser.

RiceGE - Rice Functional Genomic Express database at the Salk Institute.

KOME Knowledge-based Oryza Molecular biological Encyclopedia - Resource for rice full length cDNAs.

OryzaSNP Project - The OryzaSNP Project is an international collaboration to resequence 100 Mb of the rice genome from each of 20 diverse rice cultivars.

OryzaSNP @ MSU - The MSU mirror of the OryzaSNP Project.


The Arabidopsis Information Resource - TAIR - the official Arabidopsis sequence and annotation resource.


MaizeGDB - The Maize Genetics and Genomics Database provides information to researchers maize gene annotation, gene characterization, maize genetic stocks - The home of the genome maize sequencing and annotation project.

Maize Assembled Genomic Islands - An integrated resource for maize genomic sequences and maize genetic markers.


Genoscope's Grape Genome Resource - Genomic sequence and annotation of the Grape genome.

Medicago truncatula

Medicago truncatula Sequencing Resources - An organizational center for the US/EU Medicago truncatula genome sequencing project


JGI Poplar Genome - The JGI sequence and annotation of the Poplar genome.

Other Grasses

Gramene - A comparative grass genomics resource. - A resource for the Brachypodium distachyon genome sequencing project.


Treenomix - Spruce genomics resource.

Other Sequence Resources

PlantGDB - Transcript assemblies for dozens of plant species.

National Center for Biotechnology Information - The U.S. national resource for molecular biology information.