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Wed, Jul 5 2017 to Fri, Jul 7 2017

The faculty and staff of Madison College and City College of San Francisco are pleased to announce this exciting summer professional development opportunity designed for high-school and two-year college science and technical education instructors.  This year MC and CCSF have partnered to bring comprehensive curriculum in both human and mouse stem cell systems.  The course will be taught three times, at two different locations in an effort to make it available to as many instructors as possible.

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Mon, Jun 26 2017 to Fri, Jun 30 2017

The faculty and staff of Madison College and City College of San Francisco are pleased to announce this exciting summer professional development opportunity designed for high-school and two-year college science and technical education instructors.  This year MC and CCSF have partnered to bring comprehensive curriculum in both human and mouse stem cell systems.  The course will be taught three times, at two different locations in an effort to make it ... Read more

Sat, Jun 24 2017 to Sun, Jun 25 2017

Biotility at the University of Florida is offering an opportunity for secondary and postsecondary instructors to learn and apply bioinformatics and molecular modeling techniques that can be implemented in the classroom.  Bioinformatics is the acquisition, storage, analysis, modeling, and distribution of information defined in DNA and protein sequence data.  As such, it serves as the perfect vehicle for connecting complex topics in the biosciences, such as DNA analysis and cloning, protein structure, expression, and function, as well as mutations, disease, and drug discovery.

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Mon, Jun 19 2017 to Sat, Jul 1 2017

The Industrial Biotechnology Teacher Experience is a two week, 80-hour program developed for teachers who are, or will be, teaching courses within Florida’s Biotechnology Program (#8736000), Project Lead the Way’s Biomedical Program, or for any teacher wanting to integrate the biotechnology concepts and techniques into their curricula. The combination of academic and performance standards within the framework of the state of Florida’s Industrial Biotechnology courses presents a challenge to teacher certification. A teacher must hold both a valid Florida-issued educator certificate in ... Read more

Mon, Jun 19 2017 to Fri, Jun 23 2017

The faculty and staff of Madison College and City College of San Francisco are pleased to announce this exciting summer professional development opportunity designed for high-school and two-year college science and technical education instructors.  This year MC and CCSF have partnered to bring comprehensive curriculum in both human and mouse stem cell systems.  The course will be taught three times, at two different locations in an effort to make it ... Read more

Mon, Jun 12 2017 to Fri, Jun 16 2017

Purpose: The purpose of this short course is to introduce teachers to the online curriculum and provide teachers with hands-on biotechnology experience.

  • Designed to give science and technology high school teachers in the state of Texas an opportunity to obtain certification for teaching advanced biotechnology as a course for science credit. The online curriculum will provide teachers with an overview of the biotechnology field and an introduction to the latest information and discoveries in biotechnology.
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Mon, Jun 5 2017 to Fri, Jun 9 2017

Celebrating Our Past - Designing Our Future

Registration Now Closed

Each year Bio-Link Fellows from across the nation travel to the Clark Kerr Campus (CKC) in Berkeley, CA to learn about the latest practices in biotechnology education. Come join us for our 19th Annual Summer Fellows Forum. 

At the Bio-Link National Summer Fellows Forum, participants learn new skills and techniques, examine and test exemplary curriculum models and course materials, discuss ethical, legal, and social issues ... Read more

Mon, Jun 5 2017 to Thu, Jun 29 2017

Apply NOW for the Bioscience Industry Fellows Program - Note - the deadline to apply has been extended to May 19th.

Dates:  June 5th-June29th

Location:  Winston-Salem, NC

Description: Forsyth Technical Community College (Forsyth Tech) and the National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce (NCBW), will be hosting The Biosciences Industry Fellows Program (BIFP) from June 5th to June 29th, 2017. The National Science Foundation (NSF) supports this multi-disciplinary bioscience ... Read more

Fri, May 12 2017

Third party certification & entry-level certificates in biotechnology

There is a growing interest on the part of states in ensuring that students enrolled in vocational programs are prepared for entry-level positions.  Third-party certification exams provide a mechanism where students can demonstrate proficiency and readiness to enter the workforce.  Industry-validated certificates are particularly appealing since the industry review process ensures that the exams cover skills and knowledge that align with industry needs.

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Fri, Apr 21 2017 to Sat, Apr 22 2017

The AC2 Research Mentoring Workshop will highlight strategies to embed research into class experiences within AC2 partner institutions and to foster a national mentoring network for broader implementation of undergraduate research. The focus of this workshop will include evidence-based teaching and learning, undergraduate research as a recruiting/retention/persistence tool, the challenges, and extraordinary student outcomes of implementing research in the undergraduate classrooms of two-year campuses. A benefit of research mentoring is that it enables two-year students to successfully ... Read more

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