Past Events

Tue, Jul 17 2012 to Tue, Jul 24 2012

This is a fantastic professional development opportunity offered through our collaborators at Coastal Marine Biolabs! This group, based in Ventura Harbor, California is engaging high school science teachers and students in the International Barcode of Life (iBOL) project, a landmark biodiversity genomics initiative. This is a great way to introduce cutting edge research into your classroom! They will be running their workshop this summer, July 17th-24th, in Northern California at the Bodega Marine Lab and offering a $1000 travel stipend for those who attend and complete the program! We ... Read more

Mon, Jul 9 2012 to Wed, Jul 11 2012

The North Valley Biotechnology Center and the Biotechnology Program at American River College are pleased to offer a series of Workshops which will support our Equipment Loan Program! This 3-day Summer Workshop will focus on biomolecular techniques commonly used in industry and University labs. Attendance at the workshop will make you eligible to participate in our Equipment Loan Program!

July 9-11, 2012
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
American River College, Sacramento

Workshop Highlights:

Hands on molecular biology lab exercises in an accessible format for the ... Read more
Wed, Jun 20 2012 to Fri, Jun 22 2012

Genome Consortium for Active Teaching

Synthetic Biology Workshop

GCAT is pleased to announce a synthetic biology faculty workshop for the summer of 2012 (June 20-22) hosted by HHMI's Science Education Alliance (SEA). The workshop is designed for two-person teams (one biologist, one non-biologist). Registration is FREE, and travel will be reimbursed upon completion of the workshop. Application deadline is January 10.

You can learn more about synthetic biology at this web site: ... Read more

Mon, Jun 18 2012
Register now! Complimentary BIO Exhibit Hall Passes for Registrants
BIO International Convention 2012 (June 18 th to 21 st )

7:30am to 8:00am BREAKFAST

8:00am to 8:30am OPENING REMARKS
Greetings and Opening Remarks/ Sonia Wallman/ Organizing Committee
Lance Hartford , Executive Director of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Education ... Read more

Mon, Jun 4 2012 to Fri, Jun 8 2012

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.

At the Bio-Link National Summer Fellows Forum , participants will learn new skills and techniques, examine and test exemplary curriculum models and course material, engage in dialogue about ethical, legal, and social issues in biotechnology and learn how to disseminate this information within their own regions. Fellows are expected to implement new strategies into ... Read more

Fri, May 11 2012

Webinar on CCSF Bridge to Biotech (B2B) and related Bridge Program Models.

Rob Yung, CCSF B2B faculty and a member of our Bio-Link Synergy team and John Carrese, Bio-Link Project Coordinator will be presenting to a national audience on the following topics:

The B2B model Related Bridge models How Bridge models promote student success, completion and employment How Bridge programs are being scaled, through our Synergy work.

Our thanks to Mike Lesiecki (Director of MATEC, another ATE Center) who proposed the webinar topic to Elaine Johnson, Bio-Link's Director.

The ... Read more

Fri, Jan 13 2012 to Sat, Jan 14 2012

SCBC/Bio-Link Conference

January 13 - 14, 2012

Tentative Agenda

Attendance by Invitation ONLY

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Thu, Nov 10 2011 to Sat, Nov 12 2011

Attached please find information on MassBay's DNA Conference II, the Symposiums of which should be of great relevance and interest to faculty and students in the CCs and four-year institutions of the country in a variety of disciplines. Presenters include Daniel Vanek (who identified the Bosnian Mass Grave Sites remains), and former FBI Senior Scientist, Bruce Budowle.

The Conference can also be viewed online, in whole or in part, very inexpensively (in real-time of delayed broadcasts). Also of great relevance to the USDOJ, in general, the Conference culminates in a debate ... Read more

Sat, Oct 1 2011 to Mon, Oct 3 2011

With generous support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the League for Innovation and TIES cordially invite you to a Learn and Earn Convening being held October 1-2 at the JW Marriott Indianapolis in conjunction with the 2011 STEMtech conference (October 2-5). Industry groups, corporate executives, government officials, and education advocates will convene to discuss how they can help create affordable, practical education pathways that allow more young adults to earn a postsecondary credential that gives them a competitive edge in the workforce. Also discussed will be education ... Read more

Tue, Sep 20 2011

This webinar on Bioscience Careers will be hosted by Jeanne Chowning, Principal Investigator, from the Bio-ITEST project.

Presenters :

Dina Kovarik, ITEST Program Manager, Bio-ITEST; Sam Tran, Sr. Associate Scientist, Amgen; and Piper Schwenke, Forensic Molecular Geneticist, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Bio-link programs take note! Ms. Schwenke graduated from the community college biotech program at Seattle Central Community College. She has some great stories to tell about ... Read more