Past Events

Mon, Feb 8 2021 to Tue, Feb 9 2021

InnovATE BIO is an NSF-ATE National Center with a focus on working with two-year colleges throughout the US to develop workforce to support the biotechnical enterprise. A key element of workforce preparation is hands-on experiences, such as those provided through undergraduate research experiences (URE). To support the development of URE in biotechnology programs, InnovATE BIO is inviting colleges with an interest in the development or expansion of URE in biotechnology to apply to become an InnovATE BIO undergraduate research institutional partner. In this ... Read more

Sat, Jan 30 2021 to Sun, Jan 31 2021
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Join fellow STEM educators for Washington Global Health Alliance's virtual STEM Global Educator Workshop . This interactive and engaging session is designed to give you free activities and curriculum resources centered around COVID-19 to integrate into your virtual classrooms. The workshop content is geared toward high school science courses and is open to everyone--not just those in Washington State. The workshop sessions will feature activities tailored for high school curriculum standards. All ... Read more

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Fri, Jan 29 2021

Through funding from a National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (NSF-ATE) grant, we have developed an innovative laboratory exercise and curriculum on CRISPR gene editing. The kit exercise provides the ability to perform state of the art CRISPR gene editing laboratory procedures, giving students at the high school and introductory college course level the ability to learn the science behind current gene editing efforts without the need for elaborate materials or equipment. At its base, this exercise enables students to practice CRISPR-directed gene editing using a ... Read more

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Thu, Jan 28 2021 to Fri, Jan 29 2021
field of wheat photo credit: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
InnovATE BIO National Biotechnology Education Center and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory invite you to a mini-symposium on emerging technologies in Agricultural Biotechnology.

High school and college faculty and students are welcome to attend this free webinar. Registration is required.

1:00 pm EST
Agricultural Genomics: The Rise of Genomes Doreen Ware, Ph.D., Molecular Biologist, USDA Agricultural Research Service and Adjunct Professor, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York

Breeding for 2050 and beyond will require designing plants for ... Read more

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Wed, Jan 27 2021
Genome Startup Day

What's it like to start a genomics company? Or for that matter, a genomics community?

Genome Startup Day is a community-building catalyst for genomics startup founders, investors, service providers, media and job seekers.

Learn about new and established genomics companies and what they do.

On January 27th, 2021, Genome Startup Day presents a:

Fireside chat: Ivan Liachko (Phase Genomics) and Mostafa Ronaghi (Illumina) Q & A session Panel Discussion: Natalie Ma (Felix Biotechnology), Joseph Mellor (SeqWell, Inc.), Alex Rosenberg (Split Biosciences).

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Fri, Jan 22 2021

Join the scientists at Bio-Rad Laboratories for a walkthrough of the gene editing and genotyping lab activities in Bio-Rad’s Out of the Blue CRISPR Gene Editing and Genotyping Extension Kits. These award-winning activities put the power of true CRISPR gene editing into your students’ hands with safe and familiar materials, elegant and instructive controls, and engaging supporting activities. Learn more about these kits at bio-rad.com/outoftheblue

SPEAKERS: Research and Development Scientists and Curriculum Training Specialists, Bio-Rad Laboratories

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Fri, Jan 15 2021

Join the scientists at Bio-Rad Laboratories for a discussion about the technology that just won the 2020 Nobel Prize for Chemistry: CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing. In this webinar, Bio-Rad scientists will discuss the discovery of the CRISPR-Cas9 system in nature, how it works in a gene editing scenario, and the exciting and truly broad range of applications on this technology. Learn more about Bio-Rad’s resources for teaching about CRISPR at www.bio-rad.com/teachCRISPR

SPEAKERS: Research and Development Scientists and ... Read more

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Fri, Dec 18 2020 to Sat, Dec 19 2020
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Curious to see how a virtual symposium and poster session can work?

Come support diversity in science, and learn about the CCSF Biotechnology Program & the future of the SF Bay Area biotech workforce!

The CCSF BioSymposium celebrates the work of CCSF Biotechnology students completing lab-based internships and exploring research topics on their own, and connects them with the broader science community at the end of each semester. Please join us for our 26th CCSF Biosymposium to continue that tradition virtually on ... Read more

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Fri, Dec 18 2020
Antibodies bound to SARS-CoV-2 spike protein, image credit Sandra Porter

The InnovATE BIO National Biotechnology Education Center will be hosting a series of “5 for 5” webinars. Each 5 for 5 webinar will feature five NSF ATE projects. Within each webinar, four of the projects will have a biotechnology or bioscience focus, and an additional project will be selected from another discipline, but with similar goals and outcomes to the other four. The goal of this webinar series is to provide a platform for project leaders to educate the community and to identify potential areas where they might collaborate with each other, or with attendees who have ... Read more

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