2011 Bio-Link Summer Fellows Forum

Mon, Jun 6 2011 to Sat, Jun 11 2011

Every year Bio-Link fellows from across the nation travel to Berkeley, CA to learn about the latest practices in biotechnology education.

At the Forum , participants will learn new skills and techniques, examine and test exemplary curriculum models and course material, engage in dialogue about ethical, legal, and social issues in biotechnology and learn how to disseminate this information within their own regions. Fellows are expected to implement new strategies into their own programs, to lead regional staff development activities, and provide prompt response to ... Read more

Presenters : Jim DeKloe, Ingrid Miller, Michele Gilbert This presentation provided an overview of protein purification. Read more
Presenter: Mary Jane Kurtz Description : This presentation provided an overview of teaching biomanufacturing to high school level students and how it can be an effect career track for non-academic students. Read more
Presented by : Pat Seawell, Tadashi Fukami & Daria Hekmat-Scafe Materials : 1. Stanford-Bio44YSyllabus2011.pdf This is the syllabus of the introductory biology lab course that was introduced to the workshop participants. At the workshop, the presenters discussed how this course may be modified to be implemented at high schools and community colleges. 2 & 3. Week 6 Protocol.pdf and Week 6.5 Protocol.pdf These are lab protocols that were used in the course. Workshop participants tried these exercises with real Mimulus flowers we brought from the Stanford ... Read more
Presented by Linnea Fletcher , Bio-Link Co-PI Read more
Presented by Lisa Seidman and Jeanette Mowery , Bio-Link Co-PIs Seidman and Mowery discuss: 1. Bio-Link Curriculum Clearinghouse - what it does, how to contribute, and how to use it. 2. Courses in a Box - a tool for instructors Read more
Presented by Sandra Porter , Bio-Link co-PI Bio link On-Line June 2011 View more presentations from bio-link Read more
Presented by Elaine Johnson , Bio-Link PI Johnson discusses Bio-Link's mission, the role of the National Center, connection to other initiatives, and outcomes. Read more
Using an ion-exchange chromatography lab from Ellyn Daugherty's ( bioteched.com ) Biotechnology: Science for The New Millennium, 2012 curriculum, participants learned how to separate amylase from lysozyme using column chromatography. Applications of column chromatography in research and manufacturing are also presented. San Mateo Biotechnology Career Pathway Read more
Presented by: Edie Kaeuper, Carin Zimmerman, Golnar Afshar, Samantha Croft, & Bill Woodruff Stem Cells in High School Workshop Read more
Presented by Sandra Porter , Andrea Porter-Smith, and Patricia Delich. Participants in this workshop will learn how to share information about their programs and events on the Bio-Link web site. Read more