Past Events

Wed, Jun 23 2021

The PCR webinar series has been cancelled.

This is the second in a three part series on PCR

Agenda :

Elizabeth Dreskin, R&D Applications Manager, Bio-Rad Laboratories: Intro to qPCR O. Rahul Patharkar, Ph.D., VP of R&D at CoverCress fwill talk about using qPCR and conventional PCR in his crop development research (that also includes multiplex CRISPR and plant breeding)

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Dr. Liz Jordan Dreskin is an R&D Manager at Bio-Rad Laboratories who oversees the ... Read more

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Wed, Jun 16 2021

The June PCR webinar series has been postponed.

This is the first in a three part series on PCR.

Agenda :

Elizabeth Dreskin, R&D Applications Manager, Bio-Rad Laboratories will provide an introduction to PCR and focus on ddPCR Joshua Steele, Microbiologist, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project will talk about using ddPCR in wastewater testing Q&A (25-30 min)

About Our Speakers :

Dr. Liz Jordan Dreskin is an R&D Manager at Bio-Rad Laboratories who oversees the ... Read more

Fri, Jun 11 2021
career fair

Life science companies in Washington State are hiring! And not just for life science jobs. Companies are also looking for employees with business, IT, legal, accounting, finance, marketing and other degrees. Come to the virtual job fair and meet employers from: Bristol Meyers Squibb, FujiFilm, NanoString, Altasciences, AGC Biologics, Jubilant HollisterStier, SIBCR, Omeros, Partner Therapeutics, Seagen, and Stryker Register here:

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Thu, Jun 10 2021 to Fri, Jun 11 2021
pouring agar plates

Online Capacity-Building Workshop for Preparing Competitive Proposals to the National Science Foundation S-STEM Program – June 10-11, 2021

This project, supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), is designed to provide support and professional development for STEM educators and other leaders from two-year colleges (2YCs) across the western United States to prepare competitive proposals for the NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) ... Read more

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Thu, Jun 3 2021 to Fri, Jun 4 2021

This biomanufacturing workshop was the second of 2 sessions. The first virtual biomanufacturing workshop was hosted by the AC2 Bio-Link Regional Center in December 2020. View presentations from the AC2 Biomanufacturing Workshop

In this second virtual session, curriculum experts and industry representatives talked about manufacturing monoclonal antibodies, cell and gene therapy, teaching supply chain concepts, biotech skill standards ... Read more

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Fri, May 21 2021
City College of San Francisco Biosymposium

The City College of San Francisco (CCSF) BioSymposium celebrates the work of CCSF Biotechnology students and connects them with the broader science community at the end of each semester. This is a great opportunity to support budding scientists and to talk with future interns/employees in science. If you are looking to start a career in biotech/bioscience this is the place to learn more about the CCSF Biotechnology program which provides a pathway to a career in biotech through hands on wet lab courses ... Read more

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Tue, May 18 2021

Learn about a powerful new NSF supplemental funding opportunity for Skills Training in Advanced Research & Technology (START):

Fostering the growth of a globally competitive and diverse research workforce while advancing the scientific and innovation skills of the United States is a strategic objective of the National Science Foundation (NSF). U.S. global competitiveness depends critically on the readiness of the nation's science, technology, ... Read more

Tue, May 18 2021 to Tue, May 25 2021
BioMolViz Promoting Molecular Visualization Literacy

BioMolViz has been working to provide biochemistry and molecular biology educators with assessment tools, instruments, and activities to teach biomolecular visualization. We invite educators to participate in workshops to develop biomolecular visualization assessments, which will be made broadly available to interested instructors through an online repository.

MAC - May Assessment Collab : May 18th, 20th & 25th (Tues, Thurs, Tues) (online) ~ 10 AM Central - 3 PM Each day

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Thu, May 13 2021

NSF Bioeconomy Distinguished Lecture Series

Panel Presentation : Linnea Fletcher, PhD (Austin Community College); Thomas Tubon, PhD (Madison Area Technical College); Russ Read (Forsyth Tech Community College)

Scoping and Educating the Dynamic Biotech Workforce
Advancing the U.S. bioeconomy will require a growing biotechnology workforce that is well educated and diverse. Located at Austin Community College in Texas and partnering with institutions of higher education, high schools, industry, and non-profits throughout the country, the ... Read more

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Wed, May 12 2021
Mentor Connect Logo

Mentor Connect is ready to help you ace your ATE proposal! Their webinar focuses on the various forms associated with NSF ATE grant proposals. Forms can make up 2/3 of a final proposal submission and impact the quality and accuracy of a proposal.

The webinar will cover:

the purpose of various forms associated with NSF ATE proposals what data to enter into each form associated with NSF ATE proposal the importance of providing consistent information on forms and other components of a proposal common errors that can be avoided

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