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Tue, Jan 16 2018
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Mon, Jan 8 2018

Come have a BLAST in our bioinformatics course for instructors!  

The biotechnology program at Austin Community College is planning to offer a special section of our bioinformatics course for instructors. This section of the course will be specifically designed for people who are interested in learning how to teach this class.

This course is designed an introduction to using bioinformatics for students who have taken at least one class in biology and chemistry.  We cover databases, molecular structures, molecular sequence analysis, and genetic variation ... Read more

Tue, Nov 21 2017
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Fri, Nov 10 2017

Save the date for the National Institutes of Health Community College Day!  Spend a day visiting the NIH campus and learning about careers and training opportunities in the biomedical and health care fields.

  • Registration is now open.  Learn more about this informative day and register!
  • For faculty bringing their classes or STEM organizations, please have students register individually.

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Thu, Nov 16 2017
The Role of Advisor, Counselor, Career Coach

Advisors, counselors and career coaches play important roles for students as they plan for their careers. Lack of accurate information can be costly in dollars and time. Frequently, the academic education does not adequately prepare individuals for jobs that require 21st century skills. This webinar focuses on the roles of professionals who can assist students in making wise decisions ... Read more

Thu, Nov 9 2017 to Sun, Nov 12 2017

The National Association of Biology Teachers represents and supports teachers, students, scientists, and allied professional organizations to enhance and improve biological literacy for all. 

Come join us at the 2017 Professional Development Conference!  Join other leaders in biology and life science education for four days of renowned speakers, hands-on workshops, informative sessions and special events that you can't get anywhere else!

The NABT Professional Development Conference will ... Read more

Mon, Oct 23 2017 to Wed, Oct 25 2017

The American Association of Community Colleges with the support of the National Science Foundation will hold the 24th National ATE Principal Investigators Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. The conference will bring together approximately 850 people to focus on the critical issues related to advanced technological education. Key people working on ATE ... Read more

Thu, Oct 19 2017

Centers Collaborative for Technical Assistance (CCTA) will host a webinar on Career Exploration on October 19, 2017 at 3pm EST.   Read more

Thu, Oct 19 2017 to Sat, Oct 21 2017

4th Life Discovery – Doing Science Education Conference 

DATA: Discover, Investigate, Inform

October 19-21, 2017, University of Oklahoma


Recent efforts to curate, archive and disseminate research data as well as new tools available that make data more accessible to the education community allow faculty to successfully bring data and authentic research into the classroom!   The ... Read more

Wed, Sep 13 2017

Get help and learn how to prepare a competitive proposal to the NSF ATE program through Mentor Connect Read more

Mon, Aug 7 2017 to Wed, Aug 9 2017
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Mon, Jul 10 2017

Apply now for the National Science Foundation (NSF) sponsored Grant-Writing Workshop for Two-Year College Faculty.  The emphasis of the workshop is on learning more about the NSF Advanced Technological Education (ATE) and Scholarships for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) programs and how to apply for them most effectively.  Participants should come with ideas for funding they want to pursue.  Activities will include informational presentations; panning and writing sessions with help from mentors who have had extensive experience with and in the NSF; and time to ... Read more

Tue, Jul 25 2017 to Thu, Jul 27 2017
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Thu, Jun 1 2017

The trend of implementing single-use technology in the biomanufacturing industry has been increasing at a compound annual growth rate of 12%. This workshop for two or four-year college faculty will focus on hands-on activities involved in upstream processes in single-use biomanufacturing. Participants will work with mammalian cell culture in disposable shake flasks, aseptically transfer cells and media into wave bags and bioreactors using a sterile welder and will perform sampling and testing to monitor cell growth.

Learn more and register ... Read more