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Tue, Jul 25 2017 to Thu, Jul 27 2017

The trend of implementing single-use technology in the biomanufacturing industry has been increasing at a compound annual growth rate of 12%. This workshop for two or four-year college faculty will focus on hands-on activities involved in upstream processes in single-use biomanufacturing. Participants will work with mammalian cell culture in disposable shake flasks, aseptically transfer cells and media into wave bags and bioreactors using a sterile welder and will perform sampling and testing to monitor cell growth.

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Mon, Jul 17 2017 to Thu, Jul 20 2017

HI-TEC is a national conference on advanced technological education where secondary and postsecondary educators, counselors, industry professionals, trade organizations, and technicians can update their knowledge and skills. Charged with Educating America’s Technical Workforce, the event focuses on the preparation needed by the existing and future workforce for companies in the high-tech sectors that drive our nation’s economy.  Attendees have the option to choose from approximately 15 pre-conference workshops and industry site tours during the first 2 days, followed by the 2-day main ... Read more

Tue, Jul 11 2017 to Thu, Jul 13 2017

This workshop for two or four-year college faculty will introduce cutting-edge hands-on laboratory activities that occur during the final fill & finish stage of biologic drug manufacturing, including drug stability assays, filter integrity validation, vial filling, stoppering, freeze-drying, drug inspection and gowning for aseptic processing.

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Tue, Jul 11 2017 to Thu, Jul 13 2017

Recent trends have seen a rise in the use of monoclonal antibody therapeutics (Mabs) as the medical community strives towards a more personalized approach to treating diseases such as cancer and autoimmune disorders. This workshop for two or four-year college faculty will teach Mab production Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cell culture in spin flasks and bioreactors, sampling and monitoring growth parameters including cell viability, optical density, glucose and lactate levels, as well as performing ELISA for active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) detection.

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Wed, Jul 5 2017 to Fri, Jul 7 2017

The faculty and staff of Madison College and City College of San Francisco are pleased to announce this exciting summer professional development opportunity designed for high-school and two-year college science and technical education instructors.  This year MC and CCSF have partnered to bring comprehensive curriculum in both human and mouse stem cell systems.  The course will be taught three times, at two different locations in an effort to make it available to as many instructors as possible.

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Mon, Jun 26 2017 to Fri, Jun 30 2017

The faculty and staff of Madison College and City College of San Francisco are pleased to announce this exciting summer professional development opportunity designed for high-school and two-year college science and technical education instructors.  This year MC and CCSF have partnered to bring comprehensive curriculum in both human and mouse stem cell systems.  The course will be taught three times, at two different locations in an effort to make it ... Read more

Sat, Jun 24 2017 to Sun, Jun 25 2017

Biotility at the University of Florida is offering an opportunity for secondary and postsecondary instructors to learn and apply bioinformatics and molecular modeling techniques that can be implemented in the classroom.  Bioinformatics is the acquisition, storage, analysis, modeling, and distribution of information defined in DNA and protein sequence data.  As such, it serves as the perfect vehicle for connecting complex topics in the biosciences, such as DNA analysis and cloning, protein structure, expression, and function, as well as mutations, disease, and drug discovery.

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Mon, Jun 19 2017 to Sat, Jul 1 2017

The Industrial Biotechnology Teacher Experience is a two week, 80-hour program developed for teachers who are, or will be, teaching courses within Florida’s Biotechnology Program (#8736000), Project Lead the Way’s Biomedical Program, or for any teacher wanting to integrate the biotechnology concepts and techniques into their curricula. The combination of academic and performance standards within the framework of the state of Florida’s Industrial Biotechnology courses presents a challenge to teacher certification. A teacher must hold both a valid Florida-issued educator certificate in ... Read more

Mon, Jun 19 2017 to Fri, Jun 23 2017

The faculty and staff of Madison College and City College of San Francisco are pleased to announce this exciting summer professional development opportunity designed for high-school and two-year college science and technical education instructors.  This year MC and CCSF have partnered to bring comprehensive curriculum in both human and mouse stem cell systems.  The course will be taught three times, at two different locations in an effort to make it ... Read more

Mon, Jun 12 2017 to Fri, Jun 16 2017

Purpose: The purpose of this short course is to introduce teachers to the online curriculum and provide teachers with hands-on biotechnology experience.

  • Designed to give science and technology high school teachers in the state of Texas an opportunity to obtain certification for teaching advanced biotechnology as a course for science credit. The online curriculum will provide teachers with an overview of the biotechnology field and an introduction to the latest information and discoveries in biotechnology.
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