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Recent Blogs from the Bio-Link Community

Blogs from AC2 Bio-Link and Biotech-Careers sites are listed below. To view Bio-Link blogs, please visit the Bio-Link blogs page.

 
By Sandra Porter -- Wed, Jun 20 2018 -- The Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes (CSBI) released the 2018 Life Sciences Workforce Trends Report June 5, 2018 at the BIO International Convention held in Boston, Massachusetts June 4-7. The report provides a national snapshot of the current and anticipated talent needs of the nation’s... Read the full AC2 Bio-Link blog
By jhatherill -- Mon, Apr 30 2018 -- We had over 500 people attend the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Science Saturday Event this past weekend!  Please consider examining the following video (it's only about 60 seconds long) to see a sampling of the exciting things that took... Read the full AC2 Bio-Link blog
By Poornima Rao -- Wed, Apr 25 2018 -- Joseph Oleniczak has been awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching Program Grant through the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Institute of International Education. This grant is competitively selected for award by the... Read the full AC2 Bio-Link blog
By Bridgette Kirkpatrick -- Thu, Jan 25 2018 -- The Biology Field of Study (FOS) meeting took place on January 8 & 9, 2018 in Austin, Texas. The report will soon for open for 30 days for public comment. I will update with a link for comment when I get it. The meeting opened with the charge of the committee and election of the... Read the full AC2 Bio-Link blog
By Anonymous -- Sat, Jan 20 2018 -- Database Growth. Total DBs are in the top line. DBs per year are on the bottom.... Read the full AC2 Bio-Link blog
By Linnea Fletcher -- Tue, Jan 16 2018 -- One of my favorite journals is The Scientist and the latest one had this article,  Scientists Continue to Use Outdated Methods  The use of underperforming computational tools is a major offender in science’s reproducibility crisis—and there’s... Read the full AC2 Bio-Link blog
By Linnea Fletcher -- Mon, Jan 15 2018 -- Looking for a handy guide to CRISPR technology? A biotech company in Silicon Valley (Redwood City) has a nice eBook. The company is named Synthego Read the full AC2 Bio-Link blog
By Linnea Fletcher -- Mon, Jan 15 2018 -- Dr Porter sent me an article on a possible new trend in hiring biotechicians. Companies are now going back to students with a 4 year degree. Interestingly we are seeing the same thing in Austin ---at least in the companies that are being bought by larger companies whose HR are out of state. One... Read the full AC2 Bio-Link blog
By Linnea Fletcher -- Sat, Jan 13 2018 -- One of my favorite things to do in January is review all of the notifications I receive as to what are the topic biotech events or products for the past year. So I thought this year (2018) I would share what I receive. Today, I received one from Technology Networks. ... Read the full AC2 Bio-Link blog
By Todd Smith -- Thu, Oct 12 2017 -- @synbiobeta concluded it’s #sbbsf17 annual meeting on synthetic biology Oct 5, 2017. The progress companies are making in harnessing biology as a platform for manufacturing and problem solving is world changing. What is Synthetic Biology? Synthetic biology is a... Read the full AC2 Bio-Link blog
 
By Anonymous -- Wed, 11/07/2018 - 16:36 -- Growth of publications[1]. Key... Read the full Biotech Careers blog
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By Todd Smith -- Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:02 -- SEATTLE, Digital World Biology LLC (https://dwbio.com), a biotechnology education company, announces that it has received a $351,000 three-year grant from the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technology Education... Read the full Biotech Careers blog
By Anonymous -- Wed, 07/11/2018 - 15:09 -- Scientists, and science... Read the full Biotech Careers blog
By Anonymous -- Tue, 06/19/2018 - 17:23 -- Overview of the Immuno-Bioinformatics CourseIn recent posts, I... Read the full Biotech Careers blog
By Anonymous -- Tue, 01/30/2018 - 17:26 -- Lately I’ve been thinking about immunology, and not just because it is flu season, it is because Digital World Biology (DWB) is collaborating with Shoreline Community College to design a five-week bioinformatics course that will be component of their one year immuno-biotechnology certificate (1... Read the full Biotech Careers blog
By Anonymous -- Mon, 12/18/2017 - 11:32 -- You’ve likely considered a career path in bioengineering. Or maybe agricultural biotechnology is still on the list of possibilities. Or the path of genomics has caught your attention. But, there is one more career path to consider -- biotech sales. Biotech sales is a lucrative and... Read the full Biotech Careers blog
By Anonymous -- Mon, 11/13/2017 - 16:59 -- A lot of our colleagues are interested in bioinformatics and data science. While it is clear that bioinformatics is important, even essential, in modern biology research, there is the question about the levels of programming and computer skills needed for different jobs. I'm not going to answer... Read the full Biotech Careers blog
By Todd Smith -- Tue, 10/17/2017 - 15:43 -- One of the themes of the recent @synbiobeta #sbbsf17 annual meeting (Oct 4,5 2017) was the impact of synthetic biology on making new things or making old things in new ways. From cement to food, synthetic biology is causing people to rethink the way things are made. One of the most interesting... Read the full Biotech Careers blog
By Todd Smith -- Wed, 10/11/2017 - 17:21 -- @synbiobeta concluded it’s #sbbsf17 annual meeting on synthetic biology Oct 5, 2017. The progress companies are making in harnessing biology as a platform for manufacturing and problem solving is world changing. What is Synthetic Biology? ... Read the full Biotech Careers blog
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By Todd Smith -- Sat, 09/30/2017 - 12:16 -- The biotechnology (biotech) industry is incredibly diverse. Recently, I wrote about the size of the biotech industry, which is, of course, related to how biotechnology is defined. As a strict definition, biotechnology is the use of biology to turn raw... Read the full Biotech Careers blog