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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

Wed, Oct 22 2014 to Fri, Oct 24 2014

The American Association of Community Colleges with the support of the National Science Foundation will hold the 21st National ATE Principal Investigators Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. The conference will bring together approximately 850 people to focus on the critical issues related to advanced technological education. Key people working on ATE projects across the country participate in the conference. Conference attendees represent ... Read more

Fri, Sep 12 2014

ATE Central regularly connects with the community to better understand the impacts and challenges of being an ATE grantee, and to ensure that the services and tools created as part of ATE Central are useful to ATE projects and centers. In response to surveys and interviews in which PIs named sustainability as their number one challenge and the number one area they'd like support in, ATE Central is conducting a series of sustainability workshops and webinars over the next four years.

This month, please join Nancy Maron, Program Director of Sustainability and Scholarly Communications ... Read more

Mon, Jul 14 2014 to Thu, Jul 17 2014

Bioman is an exciting annual event, so stay tuned for more info. Click here to stay up to date with event details. Read more

Sat, Jun 28 2014

Each summer, one SDE-GWIS chapter hosts a national conference, drawing members from all over the country to present research, network, and talk about issues faced by women scientists.

The 2014 Annual 93rd GWIS Conference will be held at East Bank of the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Campus-June 25-29, ... Read more

Mon, Jun 23 2014 to Fri, Jun 27 2014

Apply now to attend the CERET Summer 2014 Biofuel Train the Trainer Academy.

The Consortium for Education in Renewable Energy Technology (CERET) announces that applications are now open for the Summer 2014 Biofuel Train the Trainer Academy.

This hands-on academy will cover the fundamentals of biofuels with an emphasis on fuel production, quality control, engine performance, and vehicle emissions. Participating teachers will produce biodiesel by the transesterfication process and perform ASTM measurements to determine ... Read more

Mon, Jun 23 2014

The 11th Annual Community College Program will be a great learning and networking opportunity, so don't miss it! The event will bring community college faculty, high school teachers, representatives from organizations focused on biotechnology, biomanufacturing, regenerative medicine, biofuels/industrial biotechnology, and biomedical devices all together to learn from each other and to develop a network of educational programs to support industry needs for biotechnicians. There will be four seperate sessions: Tools for the Bioeconomy; Faces of Success - Career Pathways of Community College ... Read more

Tue, Jun 17 2014

This event is put on by Techonomy. The talks focuses on the intersection between synthetic biology, participatory biology, and business.

The speakers will be Steward Brand of the Long Now Foundation, Drew Endy of Stanford, Jim Flatt of Synthetic Bio, Andrew Hessel of Autodesk, Ellen Jorgensen of Genspace, Eri Gentry of the Institute for the Future, Floyd Romesberg of Scripps, Beth Seidenberg of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Steve Jurvetson of Draper Fisher Jurvetson and others for a half day conversation about technology's impact on the rapidly accelerating, world changing ... Read more

Mon, Jun 16 2014 to Mon, Jun 30 2014

The 5-day workshop is scheduled for Monday, June 16 through Friday, June 20, 2014 and is supported by our National Science Foundation ATE Grant in Emerging Stem Cell Technologies (DUE1104210).

Goal: The goal of the hands-on workshop is to equip faculty with tools to introduce mouse and/or human stem cell technologies into the classroom and laboratory. Participants should already have a cell culture facility and cell culture curriculum at their institution. Participants will learn stem cell techniques including: ... Read more

Mon, Jun 2 2014 to Fri, Jun 6 2014

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 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 ... Read more

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