Past Events

Fri, Sep 12 2014 to Sat, Sep 13 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 Fri, Jul 18 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 to Sun, Jun 29 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, 2014. All events are within walking distance from each other. Thursday (6/26) and Friday (6/27) ... Read more

Mon, Jun 23 2014 to Sat, Jun 28 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 chemical and physical properties of fuel. They will also ... Read more

Mon, Jun 23 2014 to Tue, Jun 24 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 to Wed, Jun 18 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 Tue, Jul 1 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:

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Mon, Jun 2 2014 to Sat, Jun 7 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

Tue, Apr 22 2014 to Wed, Apr 23 2014

Do you think you know all of the grant opportunities available for a community college? Think again!

In this webinar you will learn about all of the opportunities available in the Division of Undergraduate Education. These include the Advanced Technological Education Program and the new program, Improving Undergraduate STEM Education. You will also learn about opportunities in other divisions, programs that can help you place students in workforce internships as a result of supplemental funding to SBIR grants, and research opportunities in the Polar program. Finally, you will ... Read more

Thu, Apr 10 2014 to Fri, Jun 27 2014

Want some extensive hands-on training in your biotech field? Look no further. This event, which is spread over three months, will give its participants training in various topics relating to biomedical, medical devices, diagnostics, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and other life sciences industry areas. All of its workshops have interactive parts to them, which include hands-on applications and/or lab practice. Click here to find out about all of the opportunities at this event! Read more