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List of members

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    1. Australia (5)

      1. Queensland University of Technology
      2. Royal North Shore Hospital Department of Radiation Oncology
      3. University of Technology Sydney
      4. Victoria University
      5. Western Sydney University
    2. Austria (7)

      1. Austrian Science Fund
      2. IMP- Research Institute of Molecular Pathology
      3. Institute of Science and Technology Austria
      4. Technische Universitaet Graz
      5. Technische Universität Wien
      6. Universitaet Wien
      7. Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
    1. Belgium (1)

      1. Ghent University
    2. Brazil (9)

      1. Associação Brasileira de Bioinformática e Biologia Computacional (AB3C)
      2. Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein
      3. Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná (PUC-PR)
      4. Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
      5. Universidade Federal de Goiás (UFG)
      6. Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG)
      7. Universidade Federal de São Paulo
      8. Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
      9. Universidade de São Paulo (USP)
    1. Cameroon (1)

      1. University of Buea
    2. Canada (16)

      1. Algoma University
      2. Canadian Science Centre for Human & Animal Health (CSCHAH)
      3. Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
      4. Concordia University
      5. McGill University
      6. Simon Fraser University
      7. University of British Columbia
      8. University of Calgary
      9. University of Manitoba
      10. University of Saskatchewan
      11. University of Waterloo
      12. University of Windsor
      13. Université Laval
      14. Université de Montréal
      15. Université de Sherbrooke
      16. Western University
    3. Central African Republic (1)

      1. Institut Pasteur de Bangui
    4. China (7)

      1. Academy of Military Medical Sciences
      2. China Agricultural University
      3. Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences
      4. National Institute of Parasitic Diseases China CDC (Prepay Membership)
      5. Shanghai Jiaotong University, School of Medicine
      6. Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University
      7. Shenzhen Beike BioTech
    5. Colombia (2)

      1. Universidad de los Andes-Uniandes
      2. Universidad del Rosario
    6. Cyprus (1)

      1. Cyprus Academic Library Consortium (CALC)
    7. Czech Republic (2)

      1. Biology Centre ASCR
      2. Brno University of Technology
    1. Denmark (4)

      1. Aalborg University
      2. The Prehospital Medical Emergency Service, Region Midtjylland
      3. University of Copenhagen
      4. University of Southern Denmark
    1. Ethiopia (1)

      1. Addis Ababa University
    1. Finland (5)

      1. National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)
      2. Tampere University
      3. University of Helsinki
      4. University of Jyvaskyla
      5. University of Oulu
    2. France (9)

      1. CEA Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique
      2. CIRAD
      3. INRA
      4. INRIA
      5. INSERM
      6. Institut Gustave Roussy (IGR)
      7. Institut Pasteur
      8. Orphanet
      9. Paris Sciences et Lettres Research University Consortium
    1. Germany (40)

      1. Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg Universitätsbibliothek
      2. Bayer Animal Health
      3. Bayer Pharma/Bayer Healthcare AG
      4. Bielefeld Universitaet
      5. Bundesinstitut fuer Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte
      6. Center for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin
      7. Christian Albrechts University Kiel
      8. EUGT e.V. (Europäische Forschungsvereinigung für Umwelt und Gesundheit im Transportsektor e.V.)
      9. European Molecular Biology Laboratory EMBL
      10. Goettingen Universitaet
      11. Grönemeyer Institute for MicroTherapy
      12. Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf
      13. Helmholtz Consortium
      14. Institut fuer Qualitaet und Wirtschaftli im Gesundheitswesen
      15. Justus-Liebig-University Giessen
      16. Leibniz Consortium
      17. Leibniz Institute on Aging Fritz-Lipmann Institute (FLI)
      18. Leipzig University
      19. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
      20. Max Planck Society
      21. RWTH Aachen
      22. Robert Koch Institute
      23. Ruhr Universtaet Bochum
      24. Ruprecht-Karls-Universitaet Heidelberg
      25. Society for Experimental & Translational Stroke Medicine
      26. Staats - und Universitätsbibliothek Bremen (SuUB)
      27. Stiftung Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover
      28. Technische Universität Berlin
      29. Technische Universität Dresden
      30. Technische Universität München (TUM)
      31. Universitaet Konstanz
      32. Universitaet Oldenburg
      33. Universitaet Potsdam
      34. Universitaet Tuebingen
      35. Universitaet Witten/Herdecke
      36. Universitaet Wuerzburg
      37. Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
      38. Universität Osnabrück
      39. Universität Regensburg
      40. Universität Stuttgart
    2. Ghana (1)

      1. University of Ghana
    3. Greece (1)

      1. University of Patras
    1. Hong Kong (4)

      1. School of Chinese Medicine (Hong Kong Baptist University)
      2. The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Jockey Club School of Public Health & Primary Care
      3. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
      4. The University of Hong Kong
    2. Hungary (3)

      1. Semmelweis University
      2. University of Debrecen
      3. University of Szeged
    1. India (6)

      1. Bose Institute
      2. International Centre for Genetic Engineering
      3. Jawaharlal Nehru University
      4. National Brain Research Centre Manesar
      5. National Centre for Biological Sciences
      6. Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB)
    2. Indonesia (3)

      1. Maranatha Christian University
      2. National Institute of Health Research and Development Indonesia (NIHRD)
      3. Universitas Gadjah Mada, Faculty of Medicine
    3. Ireland (1)

      1. Teagasc - Agriculture & Food Development Authority, Ireland
    4. Israel (1)

      1. Weizmann Institute of Science
    5. Italy (15)

      1. Azienda USL di Ferrara
      2. Biblioteca IRCCS Istituto Nazionale per le Malattie Infettive Lazzaro Spallanzani
      3. Centro di Riferimento Oncologico Aviano
      4. Ferrara Universita (Prepay Membership)
      5. Sardegna Ricerche
      6. Telethon - Italy
      7. Unità Sanitaria Locale of Reggio Emilia
      8. Universita degli Studi di Roma Tre
      9. Università degli Studi dell’Insubria
      10. Università degli Studi di Cagliari
      11. Università degli Studi di Milano
      12. Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca
      13. Università degli Studi di Torino
      14. Università degli studi di Brescia
      15. Università degli studi di Sassari
    1. Japan (4)

      1. Nagoya University
      2. Toho University
      3. Tokyo Women's Medical University
      4. Yanaihara Women's Clinic
    1. Kenya (2)

      1. AMREF Kenya
      2. Maseno University
    1. Lebanon (1)

      1. American University of Beirut
    2. Lithuania (1)

      1. Institute of Oncology - Vilnius University
    3. Luxembourg (1)

      1. Université du Luxembourg - INSIDE
    1. Macao (1)

      1. University of Macau
    2. Madagascar (1)

      1. Institut Pasteur de Madagascar
    3. Malaysia (8)

      1. Clinical Research Centre (CRC) Perak
      2. Clinical Research Centre Malaysia
      3. International Medical University Malaysia
      4. Monash University Malaysia
      5. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (The National University of Malaysia)
      6. Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
      7. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
      8. University Malaysia Sarawak
    4. Mexico (5)

      1. Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP)
      2. Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública (INSP)
      3. Universidad Anáhuac
      4. Universidad Autonóma de Nuevo León (UANL), Facultad de Medicina
      5. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Facultad de Medicina
    5. Morocco (1)

      1. National Institute of Oncology in Rabat
    1. Netherlands (10)

      1. Delft University of Technology
      2. Erasmus MC
      3. NIVEL - The Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research
      4. Radboud University Nijmegen
      5. University of Amsterdam
      6. University of Groningen/UMCG
      7. University of Twente
      8. University of Utrecht
      9. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
      10. Wageningen UR
    2. New Zealand (1)

      1. Unitec Institute of Technology
    3. Nigeria (1)

      1. University of Ibadan, College of Medicine
    4. Norway (4)

      1. Norwegian Institute of Public Health
      2. UiT The Arctic University of Norway
      3. University of Bergen
      4. University of Oslo
    1. Pakistan (1)

      1. University of Health Sciences in Laos
    2. Philippines (1)

      1. International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
    3. Poland (2)

      1. International Hereditary Cancer Center (Hereditary Cancer in Clinical Practice)
      2. International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
    4. Portugal (2)

      1. Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra
      2. Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Global Health and Tropical Medicine
    1. Singapore (2)

      1. Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
      2. Asia Oceania Geosciences Society
    2. South Africa (3)

      1. South African Medical Research Council (SASAMRC)
      2. Stellenbosch University
      3. University of South Africa
    3. South Korea (8)

      1. International Vaccine Institute (IVI)
      2. Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
      3. Korea University
      4. KyungHee University Medical Center
      5. Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)
      6. Seoul National University, College of Medicine
      7. Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
      8. Yonsei University Medical Library
    4. Spain (12)

      1. AIDS Research Network Unit - National Centre of Epidemiology (Carlos III)
      2. Agencia Sanitaria de Costa del Sol
      3. Biblioteca CRAI Campus Catalunya de la Universitat Rovira i Virgili
      4. CSIC
      5. Fundación Vasca de Innovación e Investigación Sanitaria (BIOEF)
      6. IDIAP Jordi Gol
      7. Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII)
      8. Tecnalia
      9. Universidad Publica de Navarra
      10. Universidad de Cadiz
      11. Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
      12. Universitat Pompeu Fabra
    5. Sri Lanka (1)

      1. University of Jaffna
    6. Sweden (7)

      1. Chalmers University of Technology
      2. Lund University
      3. Royal Institute of Technology
      4. Stockholm University
      5. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
      6. University of Gothenburg
      7. Uppsala University
    7. Switzerland (13)

      1. EPF Lausanne
      2. ETH Zurich
      3. European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology - SS
      4. Kantonsspital Aarau
      5. Novartis Group
      6. Research and Knowledge Translation (RKT/KER/HIS)
      7. Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
      8. Universite de Lausanne
      9. University of Basel
      10. University of Bern
      11. University of Fribourg
      12. Universität Zürich
      13. ZHAW Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften
    1. Taiwan (11)

      1. Academia Sinica
      2. Academia Sinica - Division of Mathematics and Physical Sciences
      3. Chang Gung Memorial Hospitals
      4. Chang Gung University
      5. Chang Gung University of Science and Technology (CGUST)
      6. China Medical University
      7. National Cheng Kung University
      8. National Health Research Institutes
      9. National Taiwan Normal University
      10. National Taiwan University
      11. National Tsing Hua University
    2. Tanzania (1)

      1. Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre
    3. Thailand (3)

      1. Chiang Mai University, Faculty of Medicine
      2. King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT)
      3. Mahidol University
    4. Trinidad and Tobago (1)

      1. University of the West Indies
    1. Uganda (1)

      1. Mbarara University
    2. United Kingdom (54)

      1. Abertay University
      2. Aston University
      3. Aston University
      4. Betsi Cadwaladr University
      5. Brunel University London
      6. Cardiff University
      7. Durham University
      8. Group Research & Development Centre - British American Tobacco
      9. Hull and East Yorkshire Hospital NHS Trust
      10. Imperial College London
      11. King's College London
      12. Kingston University
      13. Lancaster University
      14. Leeds Beckett University
      15. Liverpool John Moores University
      16. Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
      17. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
      18. Loughborough University
      19. NHS England (NIHR)
      20. Natural History Museum
      21. Newcastle University
      22. Norwich BioSciences Institutes
      23. Nottingham Trent University
      24. Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University
      25. Queen Mary, University of London
      26. Queen's University Belfast
      27. Sheffield Hallam University
      28. Society for Research into Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida (SRHSB)
      29. St George's University of London
      30. The College of Podiatry (UK)
      31. University College London
      32. University of Aberdeen (Wellcome funded authors)
      33. University of Bath
      34. University of Birmingham
      35. University of Bristol
      36. University of Cambridge
      37. University of Dundee
      38. University of Edinburgh
      39. University of Exeter
      40. University of Exeter (Supporter)
      41. University of Greenwich - Health and Social Care
      42. University of Huddersfield
      43. University of Leicester
      44. University of Liverpool
      45. University of Manchester
      46. University of Nottingham
      47. University of Reading
      48. University of Southampton
      49. University of St Andrews
      50. University of Stirling
      51. University of Sussex
      52. University of Warwick
      53. University of York
      54. Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
    3. United States (135)

      1. Arizona State University
      2. Bayer HealthCare LLC Animal Health
      3. Baylor University
      4. Boston College
      5. Bowdoin College
      6. Bowling Green State University
      7. Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard
      8. Brown University
      9. Carnegie Mellon University
      10. Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Medical Center
      11. Clemson University
      12. Colorado State University
      13. Columbia University
      14. Creighton University
      15. Department of Veterans Affairs Charleston-COIN
      16. Drexel University
      17. East Carolina University
      18. Essentia Institute of Rural Health
      19. Florida International University
      20. Fordham University
      21. George Mason University
      22. George Washington University
      23. Georgetown University Medical Center
      24. Georgia Institute of Technology
      25. Georgia State University
      26. Hershey Medical Center - Homeland Security Masters
      27. Houston Methodist
      28. ISBNPA
      29. Indiana State University
      30. Indiana University at Bloomington
      31. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
      32. Ionis Pharmaceuticals
      33. Iowa Consortium for Substance Abuse Research and Evaluation
      34. Iowa State University
      35. J Craig Venter Institute
      36. Johns Hopkins University
      37. Kaiser Permanente
      38. Kansas State University
      39. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
      40. Los Alamos National Laboratory
      41. Louisiana State University
      42. Loyola University of Chicago
      43. MD Anderson Cancer Center
      44. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
      45. Meharry Medical College
      46. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
      47. Michigan Technological University
      48. Montana State University
      49. Mount Holyoke College
      50. National Institutes of Health (NIH)
      51. National Library of Medicine
      52. New England Biolabs
      53. New York College of Podiatric Medicine
      54. New York University & Mount Sinai School of Medicine
      55. North Carolina A&T State University
      56. Northeastern University
      57. Northwestern University
      58. Ohio University
      59. Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
      60. Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)
      61. PIH Health
      62. PSI Population Services International
      63. Pennsylvania State University
      64. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
      65. Princeton University
      66. Purdue University
      67. Rice University
      68. Rockefeller University
      69. Rollins College
      70. Roswell Park Cancer Institute
      71. SCELC:Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium
      72. SUNY Upstate Medical University
      73. Sage Bionetworks
      74. Stanford University
      75. Stony Brook University
      76. Stowers Institute for Medical Research
      77. Syracuse University
      78. Temple University
      79. Texas A&M University
      80. Texas Christian University
      81. Texas Woman's University
      82. The Hershey Company
      83. The University of Alabama
      84. Tufts University
      85. U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
      86. UNTHSC Osteopathic Research Center
      87. US Environmental Protection Agency
      88. University at Buffalo (SUNY)
      89. University of Arizona
      90. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
      91. University of California (via California Digital Library)
      92. University of Delaware
      93. University of Denver
      94. University of Detroit Mercy
      95. University of Florida
      96. University of Georgia
      97. University of Houston
      98. University of Illinois at Chicago
      99. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
      100. University of Iowa
      101. University of Maryland, College Park
      102. University of Massachusetts Medical School
      103. University of Massachusetts at Amherst
      104. University of Massachusetts at Boston
      105. University of Michigan
      106. University of Minnesota
      107. University of Mississippi Medical Center
      108. University of Missouri College of Education
      109. University of Missouri Kansas City
      110. University of Nebraska Medical Center
      111. University of New Hampshire
      112. University of North Carolina Greensboro
      113. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
      114. University of North Carolina at Charlotte
      115. University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
      116. University of North Texas
      117. University of Notre Dame
      118. University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
      119. University of Oregon
      120. University of Pennsylvania
      121. University of Southern California
      122. University of Tennessee Knoxville
      123. University of Texas at Arlington
      124. University of Texas at Austin
      125. University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)
      126. University of Vermont
      127. University of Washington
      128. Vanderbilt University
      129. Virginia Commonwealth University
      130. Virginia Tech
      131. Washington State University
      132. Wayne State University
      133. West Virginia University
      134. Western Michigan University
      135. Yale University
    1. Venezuela (1)

      1. Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas - IVIC