Short talks in Spanish to pre-college audiences will address contributions of biology, chemistry, engineering, business, health, and design to the progress in biotechnology as study discipline and socio-economical driver.
Speakers:Arch. Aurorisa Mateo (Dean, International School of Design, UT), Prof. Jannette Perez (Faculty, Industrial Enginnering-UT), Dr. Jos? R. P?rez-Jim?nez (Director, Tropical Bioprospecting Venture, PRIMER, UT)
Educational Materials available
Bioaventura Tropical; educational magazine with notes for students, parents, and teachers about biotechnology fundamentals. Published in Spanish
This event is presented by PRIMER Tropical Bioprospecting Venture at CETA (NSF-DUE-0903274) in collaboration with Puerto Rico Institute for Microbial Ecology Research-UT, PRIMER Pathway for Advanced Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing (FIPSE P116V090048), PRIMER Bioprospecting for Bioenergy (US Forest Service 11-DG-11330101-111), INDUNIV, Puerto Rico BIO Alliance, Amgen, Abbott, Department of Education, and colleagues in the industry.