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Mon, Jun 6 2011 to Fri, Jun 10 2011

Every year Bio-Link fellows from across the nation travel to Berkeley, CA to learn about the latest practices in biotechnology education.

At the 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 their own programs, to lead regional staff development activities, and provide prompt response to ... Read more

Tue, May 24 2011

The ATE grant writing webinar and an evaluation form are now available on-line.

Presenter: Dr. Linnea Fletcher recently completed a two-year term as a National Science Foundation program officer in the Division of Undergraduate Education. Dr. Fletcher is now a Co-PI on Bio-Link.

The May 24th webinar is now on-line, you can access it here: http://webconnect.austincc.edu/p91632232/

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Thu, Feb 24 2011 to Fri, Feb 25 2011
Thu, Feb 17 2011

Preregister now (!) for a one day forum on Community College Biotechnology Education sponsored by the AAAS and Bio-Link.

The day-long session will highlight cutting edge curriculum and innovative partnerships between college and industry and include plenary panels, poster sessions, and small group discussions.

Organizer:
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Fri, Feb 4 2011 to Sun, Feb 6 2011

4 days left to register!

This February workshop will introduce teachers to the introductory curriculum strand developed through the NSF bio-itest project.

This curriculum is designed primarily for high school teachers and focuses on using bioinformatics tools to explore questions around testing for one of the breast cancer susceptibility genes (BRCA1).

Drafts of the introductory and advanced curriculum may be downloaded from https://www.nwabr.org/events- ... Read more

Mon, Aug 23 2010 to Wed, Aug 25 2010

The Amgen-Bruce Wallace Biotechnology Lab Program is an educational outreach program that provides equipment, curriculum assistance and supplies to high schools and colleges.

The program integrates:

  • hands-on, inquiry-based molecular biology curriculum,
  • extensive teacher support,
  • the excitement of scientific discovery,
  • relevant curricula, tools and techniques,
  • and the introduction of a wide range of career opportunities in science.

Aligned with National and State Science Education Standards, the program supports the goal of ... Read more

Mon, Aug 23 2010 to Sun, Dec 12 2010

Austin Community College will be offering a semester long, on-line course in bioinformatics Fall semester 2010.

Bioinformatics (BITC 2350) introduces current topics in bioinformatics and computational biology. The course discusses methods for high-throughput data collection, storing, and accessing biological data. Covers programs and algorithms used to analyze data.

The course emphasizes the following topics: working with public databases, molecular structures, nucleic acid and amino acid sequences, and data from gene expression analyses such as microarrays and next ... Read more

Mon, Aug 2 2010 to Sat, Aug 14 2010

Week 1 will be held at Shoreline Community College Week 2 will be held at EdLab Group, 19020 33rd Ave W., Suite 210, Lynnwood, WA 98036

Program Description

?Using Bioinformatics: Genetic Research is a two-week professional development experience for teachers to learn about both the Introductory and Advanced Strand Bio-ITEST lessons. Teachers will receive training in the use of bioinformatics tools to analyze DNA sequences, perform multiple sequence alignments and explore protein structure. Teachers will also have the opportunity to participate in a ... Read more

Mon, Jul 26 2010 to Thu, Jul 29 2010

HI-TEC is a national conference that highlights the best ways to prepare the existing and future workforce for the high-tech sectors driving our nation's economy.

Organized by a consortium of NSF Advanced Technological Education centers and projects, including Bio-Link, Hi Tec attendees include all with an interest in advanced technical education. Faculty, scientists, engineers, industry professionals, guidance ... Read more

Tue, Jun 1 2010 to Sat, Jun 5 2010

Every year Bio-Link fellows from across the nation travel to Berkeley, CA to learn about the latest practices in biotechnology education.

Be sure to register your computer ASAP! Download the computer registration information below. Read more

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