Past Events

Fri, Jan 22 2021

Join the scientists at Bio-Rad Laboratories for a walkthrough of the gene editing and genotyping lab activities in Bio-Rad’s Out of the Blue CRISPR Gene Editing and Genotyping Extension Kits. These award-winning activities put the power of true CRISPR gene editing into your students’ hands with safe and familiar materials, elegant and instructive controls, and engaging supporting activities. Learn more about these kits at

SPEAKERS: Research and Development Scientists and Curriculum Training Specialists, Bio-Rad Laboratories

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Fri, Jan 15 2021

Join the scientists at Bio-Rad Laboratories for a discussion about the technology that just won the 2020 Nobel Prize for Chemistry: CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing. In this webinar, Bio-Rad scientists will discuss the discovery of the CRISPR-Cas9 system in nature, how it works in a gene editing scenario, and the exciting and truly broad range of applications on this technology. Learn more about Bio-Rad’s resources for teaching about CRISPR at

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Fri, Dec 18 2020
photo credit:  CCSF

Curious to see how a virtual symposium and poster session can work?

Come support diversity in science, and learn about the CCSF Biotechnology Program & the future of the SF Bay Area biotech workforce!

The CCSF BioSymposium celebrates the work of CCSF Biotechnology students completing lab-based internships and exploring research topics on their own, and connects them with the broader science community at the end of each semester. Please join us for our 26th CCSF Biosymposium to continue that tradition virtually on ... Read more

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Fri, Dec 18 2020
Antibodies bound to SARS-CoV-2 spike protein, image credit Sandra Porter

The InnovATE BIO National Biotechnology Education Center will be hosting a series of “5 for 5” webinars. Each 5 for 5 webinar will feature five NSF ATE projects. Within each webinar, four of the projects will have a biotechnology or bioscience focus, and an additional project will be selected from another discipline, but with similar goals and outcomes to the other four. The goal of this webinar series is to provide a platform for project leaders to educate the community and to identify potential areas where they might collaborate with each other, or with attendees who have ... Read more

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Fri, Dec 4 2020 to Sat, Dec 5 2020

This biomanufacturing workshop was the first of 2 sessions. In this Winter session, curriculum experts and industry representatives presented an overview of biomanufacturing with a focus on bacterial systems, online resources, and the basic skills biomanufacturing students should know.

Click the title for a presentation to access the accompanying video.

Workshop times :

Friday, Dec. 4th 10:00 am - 3:30 pm Central time

Saturday, Dec. 5th 10:00 am - 3:45 pm Central time

The second session will be held in spring 2021 and will ... Read more

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Tue, Nov 24 2020
NIH Virtual Community College Day

The NIH will host the 2020 Virtual Community College Day on Tuesday, November 24, 2020! The goal of the annual Community College Day is to provide community college students and faculty an opportunity to learn about careers in the areas of biomedical sciences and health. This year’s virtual program will include career panels, virtual networking, a newly added panel on “Preparing for the 4-year College/University Experience, and the popular session on the NIH Community College Summer Enrichment Program/Alumni panel. ... Read more

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Fri, Nov 20 2020

At the onset of the Bioscience Technician Expansion Project (Grant #1800850), the investigators (P.I. Justin Tickhill and Co-P.I. Jason Tucker) from North Central State College in Mansfield, Ohio were looking at ways to meet students in a distance format. Their original goal was the pursuit of a “one course, one night” hybrid model to allow working students an opportunity to upskill in the biotechnology industry. The training received by the faculty proved invaluable during the COVID 19 pandemic shift to online courses. The researchers had gained major insight in the process of online ... Read more

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Fri, Nov 13 2020

InnovATE BIO is launching a series of virtual regional community meetings for InnovATE BIO Biotechnology Program Directors with the goal of further sharing the work of InnovATE BIO and providing a space for networking and conversation within the InnovATE BIO community. Programs have been assigned to meeting dates based on geographic region.

States attending this meeting: CA, HI, NE, TX, WA

Registration details will be emailed to InnovATE BIO Biotech Program Directors who are members of InnovATE BIO ... Read more

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Thu, Nov 12 2020 to Fri, Nov 13 2020
Word structure about the meeting

Help Shape the Vision and Priorities for STEM Education in the Future

How can we transform undergraduate STEM education to meet the needs of students, science, and society in the year 2040 and beyond? Attend the National Academies Symposium and add your voice to the conversation. With sponsorship from the National Science Foundation, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is convening a three-day public symposium to explore ambitions for the future of undergraduate STEM education and identify steps for achieving them.

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Mon, Nov 9 2020 to Fri, Nov 13 2020

The American Society of Microbiologists will be holding their Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students ( ABRCMS ) VIRTUALLY this year. During the four-day conference students participate, learn and share their projects with colleagues and judges. Check frequently for updates on the virtual conference-- registration opens September 8th! Read more

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