Past Events

Fri, Feb 21 2020 to Sat, Feb 22 2020
Members Karen Leung and Ying-Tsu Loh at a Collaborative Event

Strong work-based learning programs greatly improve student success, helping them gain technical and professional skills that advance their career objectives. The Collaborative to Strengthen Work-Based Learning in Biotech seeks to share strategies for strengthening work-based learning (WBL) in biotechnology. Listen in on their February 21st webinar to learn more about the organizations that participate and the work they do!

To register contact James Lewis, Collaborative Organizer at Read more

Thu, Feb 20 2020 to Fri, Feb 21 2020

Multi-Responsive Nanogels for Biosensing, Drug Delivery,

and Regenerative Medicine

February 20, 2020: 1 PM Eastern

Presenter: John Clegg, Harvard University

Register here:

Diseased states are typically characterized by the presence or absence of a biomarker. These biomarkers may be general characteristics of the environment (i.e. stiffness, ... Read more

Tue, Nov 26 2019 to Wed, Nov 27 2019

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) carries out and funds biomedical research in an effort to prevent and cure common and rare diseases. NIH also trains 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.

NIH Community College Day 2019 will provide community college students and faculty an opportunity to visit the NIH campus and to learn about careers and training opportunities in biomedical ... Read more

Thu, Nov 14 2019 to Sun, Nov 17 2019

The National Association of Biology Teachers 2019 Professional Development Conference represents and supports teachers, students, scientists, and allied professional organizations to enhance and improve biological literacy for all. Join other leaders in biology and life science education for four days of renowned speakers, hands-on workshops, informative sessions and special events that you can't get anywhere else!

Come to the AC2 Bio-Link Regional Center Booth (#713) to meet and chat with representatives ... Read more

Wed, Oct 23 2019 to Sat, Oct 26 2019

Mark your calendars. The American Association of Community Colleges with the support of the National Science Foundation will hold the 26th 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 ... Read more

Sun, Oct 13 2019 to Tue, Oct 15 2019

In technician education, biology serves as a gateway course for students interested in technical fields such as agricultural technology, biotechnology, and environmental sciences where the deaf/hh population is underrepresented. Improving biology education practices for deaf/hh students has the potential to increase their participation by engaging them at the introductory biology level and lowering barriers to technical career education tracks.

This conference will offer a focused, immersive professional development experience for high school teachers, community college ... Read more

Thu, Sep 12 2019

NSF ATE Grant Funding:Opportunities Abound and Mentor-Connect Provides Proposal Development Help

Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. EST

Acquire the knowledge needed to prepare competitive proposals to the NSF ATE program!
During this webinar, a program officer for the ... Read more

Thu, Aug 1 2019 to Sun, Aug 4 2019

More than 350 microbiology and biology educators will gather at the ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) August 1–4, 2019 in Tysons, VA, for an engaging four-day conference. Educators come from a wide range of institutions – from community colleges to international universities – to fully immerse themselves in biological sciences.

The conference program includes plenary, concurrent, poster, and exhibit sessions. Participants engage in formal and informal small group discussions between colleagues all focused on the same goal: to improve teaching and ... Read more

Mon, Jul 29 2019 to Fri, Aug 2 2019

The Algae Summer Science Institute (ASSI) is a program of The Algae Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission of promoting the power of algae to transform human society and the environment upon which it depends. This 5 day hands-on professional development program allows K-12 educators to experience an algae-based STEM curriculum. The first half of the week focuses on algal education for teachers, the second half offers an intensive student learning opportunity.

The Algae Summer Science Institute offers participants:
● 5 days of K-12 STEM initiative ... Read more

Mon, Jul 22 2019

The day starts with a tour of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center followed by several interactive panel sessions. The sessions cover best practices in high school education, what 2-year alumni are doing in the biotech industry, and how education interacts and supports the biotech industry by providing student interns and contract services. At the end of the day, there are three poster sessions. One session focuses on how 2-year programs meet emerging industry trends, and the other two focuses on research performed by college and high school students. Several of the panel and poster ... Read more