Past Events

Fri, Feb 12 2016

International Collaborations that Promote Workforce Development and Address Global Concerns

The AAAS Community College Forum will highlight international collaboration on educational programs moving beyond national boundaries to share knowledge and address pressing global concerns. The focus of this forum is on local workforce preparation and sharing strategies that further education for technical and scientific careers. Community college-based programs and educators play a vital role in preparing post-secondary students for entry ... Read more

Tue, Oct 20 2015 to Sat, Oct 24 2015
Tue, Jun 16 2015
12th Annual Community College Program

Sessions and Speakers

CCP@BIO 2015 in Philadelphia, PA ... Read more

Sun, May 31 2015 to Fri, Jun 5 2015

Each year Bio-Link Fellows from across the nation travel to the Clark Kerr Campus (CKC) in Berkeley, CA to learn about the latest practices in biotechnology education . Come join us!

At the Bio-Link National Summer Fellows Forum , participants will learn new skills and techniques, examine and test exemplary curriculum models and course materials, engage in dialog about ethical, legal, and social issues in biotechnology and learn how to disseminate this information ... Read more

Mon, Mar 23 2015 to Fri, Mar 27 2015

Collaborating with 12 community colleges and Bio-Link, the DNALC is offering a five-day Genomic Approaches in BioSciences Workshop. Participants will utilize cutting-edge science tools in hands-on laboratories and bioinformatics investigations, and deepen awareness of rewarding careers for their students. Participants will update their pedagogy while networking with biotech leaders and colleagues. A continuum of faculty from secondary education, 2-year colleges, and universities are invited to apply. The National Science Foundation, Division of Undergraduate Education's Advanced ... Read more

Thu, Feb 12 2015 to Mon, Feb 16 2015

The AAAS Annual Meeting is interdisciplinary and inclusive. Each year, thousands of leading scientists, engineers, educators, policymakers, and journalists gather together to discuss recent developments in science and technology. The theme of the 2015 Annual Meeting is "Innovations, Information and Imaging." Science and technology are being transformed by new ways to collect and use information. Progress in all fields is increasingly driven by the ability to organize, visualize, and analyze data.

A pre-conference session on ... Read more

Sat, Dec 13 2014

The Bio-Link equipment depot gives away free supplies and equipment to teachers at any level from kindergarten and up. Supplies are donated by partners in the biotech industry. The Depot has evolved as a California distribution center for donated biotechnology equipment and supplies. The location at the City College of San Francisco (CCSF) Airport Campus is ideal for receiving and distributing equipment.
Open houses are held ... Read more

Tue, Dec 9 2014

This webinar will take place Tuesday Dec. 9, 2014 11 AM PST (~1 hour). There will be a 20 minute overview of the report followed by a Panel Discussion and Q&A.

Presenters: COE Directors John Carrese (San Francisco Bay) and Zhenya Lindstrom (San Diego & Imperial)

Panel: Sandra Slivka, Sector Navigator for Life Sciences/Biotech, Elaine Johnson, PI/Executive Director of Bio-Link, National ATE Center for Biotechnology & Life Sciences, Lori Lindburg, Executive Director, BayBio Institute, and Liisa Bozinovic, ... Read more

Tue, Nov 25 2014

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) carries out and funds biomedical research in an effort to prevent and cure common and rare diseases. We also help train the next generation of doctors, researchers, and medical support staff who will improve human health in the future both across the country and around the world.

Community College Day at the National Institutes of Health will provide community college students and faculty an opportunity to visit ... Read more

Thu, Nov 20 2014 to Sun, Nov 23 2014

The Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative (CCURI) uses an inquiry-based teaching model where students are exposed to real world science through a case study in an introductory course followed by a hands-on research experience resulting from questions about or related to the case. CCURI will be hosting a poster session and Bio-Link conference in November in Charolotte, NC. The poster session will be held at Gaston College and CCURI ... Read more