Curriculum Clearinghouse Update - December 2012

Learn about the new items in the Bio-Link Curriculum Clearinghouse.  The clearinghouse is growing with new activities, videos, resources, and more!  


Is it science or art?  Jennifer tells us about make tubes with lovely colors, better known as Bradford and ß-galactosidase assays, and graphs with Excel.  Guest speakers tell the PCC classes about technology transfer at OHSU and cell culture at Najit Technologies.

Bio-Link Program: 
Portland Community College

Employ Florida Banner Center Protein Purification and Characterization Workforce Training, FSCJ

Employ Florida Banner Center Protein Purification and Characterization Workforce Training

(don't) Let them Eat Twinkies

This week, biotech students solve the mystery of the adulterated hummingbird food. Visiting scientists share their experience with biotech students and talked about working at places like Molecular Probes, Invitrogen, Life Technologies, and ColumbiaSoft. And students use DocumentLocator software from ColumbiaSoft to see how paper trails are tracked and used to meet FDA regulatory guidelines and audits.

Ridiculous Amounts of Fun


Who knew that Outbreak was a game?  Find out what it's really like in Mandy's biotech class  ... oh yeah, there might be glowing objects and zombies

Bio-Link Program: 
Madison Area Technical College

Fun with Serial Dilutions and Spectrophotometry

From spectrophotometers to serial dilutions, this week is all about concentration.

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