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Mon, Jun 3 2019 to Fri, Jun 7 2019

This FREE Gene Editing Workshop will be presented by Delaware Technical Community College in partnership with the Gene Editing Institute at Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute, part of Christiana Care Health Services. Delaware Tech will be hosting a five-day workshop focused on the exciting and rapidly developing area of CRISPR-based gene editing.

The workshop will include information and curriculum with the field and hands-on laboratory training. At the conclusion of the workshop, you will be able to incorporate gene editing curriculum into the courses you teach. Funding for this workshop comes from the National Science Foundation (NSF-ATE Grant # DUE 1700660), and supports 10 community college instructors to attend the five-day workshop, as well as reimbursement for travel and accommodations. Read more

Mon, Jun 3 2019 to Fri, Jun 21 2019

The BIFP is a three week observational and hands-on fellowship program where selected instructors reside in Winston–Salem, North Carolina, during June, for an immersion in NC Bioscience; educational institutions, training facilities, laboratories, classrooms, and industrial and education sites.  The National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce (NCBW) of Forsyth Technical Community College has had close to 50 Fellows representing ... Read more

Fri, Jun 7 2019
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Fri, Jun 7 2019

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is pleased to announce a national grant competition for the MentorLinks: Advancing Technological Education program, developed with the support of the National Science Foundation. Up to ten institutions will be selected as MentorLinks colleges and up to ten individual mentors will be named to the MentorLinks Mentor Team for a 2-year grant period beginning October 1, 2019, and ending November 30, 2021. 


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Tue, Jun 11 2019 to Thu, Jun 13 2019

JUNE 11, 12, & 13 2019

HOSTED BY: DEAN MIKE FINO, PROFESSOR DR. BARBARA JUNCOSA, PROFESSOR DR. DOMINIQUE INGATO

LOCATION: MIRACOSTA COLLEGE IN OCEANSIDE, CA

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Design of experiments (DOE) is a system that optimizes a process through the methodical varying of key parameters and a formalized statistical approach to analyzing, interpreting, and applying the results. DoE is designed to make any ... Read more

Sun, Jul 14 2019 to Fri, Jul 19 2019

Data science is an emerging field that is developing practices to manage the burgeoning access to data and powerful analytic tools.  Importantly, data science has been identified as a way to reach a more diverse set of students by addressing socially relevant problems, while acknowledging the ethical and social impacts of scientific work.  In this workshop participants will explore how to build on the ways data is currently used in classrooms to introduce students to appropriate data science practices.  

The summer workshop is appropriate for 2-year and 4-year faculty teaching all ... Read more

Tue, Jul 16 2019 to Thu, Jul 18 2019

HOSTED BY: PROFESSOR DR. MAGGIE BRYANS & PROFESSOR DR. LINDA REHFUSS

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN BLUE BELL, PA

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As described in the Quality Assurance unit of the Introduction to Biomanufacturing textbook, “The primary customers for biopharmaceuticals include medical practitioners, regulators, and the patients who receive the biopharmaceutical products. All are concerned with the safety and ... Read more

Tue, Jul 16 2019 to Thu, Jul 18 2019

As described in the Quality Assurance unit of the Introduction to Biomanufacturing textbook, “The primary customers for biopharmaceuticals include medical practitioners, regulators, and the patients who receive the biopharmaceutical products. All are concerned with the safety and effectiveness (efficacy) of the product.” With this in mind, Quality Assurance (QA) is the ability to manufacture a product with a predetermined set of criteria that insure the safety, efficacy and potency of the product, for every vial produced. Within the QA department are the Quality Control (QC) units, which ... Read more

Sun, Jul 21 2019 to Sat, Jul 27 2019

Foodborne disease outbreaks and food recalls frequent the news. What organisms cause these diseases? What can an individual do to protect themselves from these diseases? What measures are being taken by the federal government to prevent transmission of these diseases?

Science, health, agriculture, and family and consumer science teachers have an opportunity to provide inquiry-based lessons related to these outbreaks, recalls, and nutrition.  Lessons can be found in the curriculum Science and Our Food Supply developed jointly by FDA and NSTA. And, in order to prepare ... Read more

Mon, Jul 22 2019 to Thu, Jul 25 2019
HI-TEC

This year's HI-TEC conference will be held in St. Louis, MO.  On Monday, July 22nd, AC2 Bio-Link and the St. Louis Community College Florrisant Valley Biotech program have organized an all day pre-conference Missouri Biotech Day at the Danforth Plant Science Center.

Learn about Missouri Biotech Day here!

Check out our favorite HI TEC sessions.

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Mon, Jul 22 2019 to Fri, Jul 26 2019


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
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