Past Events

Thu, Nov 9 2017 to Mon, Nov 13 2017

The National Association of Biology Teachers represents and supports teachers, students, scientists, and allied professional organizations to enhance and improve biological literacy for all.

Come join us at the 2017 Professional Development Conference ! 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!

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Mon, Oct 23 2017 to Thu, Oct 26 2017

The American Association of Community Colleges with the support of the National Science Foundation will hold the 24th 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 ... Read more

Thu, Oct 19 2017 to Fri, Oct 20 2017

Centers Collaborative for Technical Assistance (CCTA) will host a webinar on Career Exploration on October 19, 2017 at 3pm EST.

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Thu, Oct 19 2017 to Sun, Oct 22 2017

4 th Life Discovery – Doing Science Education Conference

DATA: Discover, Investigate, Inform

October 19-21, 2017, University of Oklahoma

Recent efforts to curate, archive and disseminate research data as well as new tools available that make data more accessible to the education community allow faculty to successfully bring ... Read more

Wed, Sep 13 2017

Get help and learn how to prepare a competitive proposal to the NSF ATE program through Mentor Connect

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Mon, Aug 7 2017 to Thu, Aug 10 2017

Apply now for the National Science Foundation (NSF) sponsored Grant-Writing Workshop for Two-Year College Faculty. The emphasis of the workshop is on learning more about the NSF Advanced Technological Education (ATE) and Scholarships for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) programs and how to apply for them most effectively. Participants should come with ideas for funding they want to pursue. Activities will include informational presentations; panning and writing sessions with help from mentors who have had extensive experience with and in the NSF; and time to ... Read more

Tue, Jul 25 2017 to Thu, Jul 27 2017

The trend of implementing single-use technology in the biomanufacturing industry has been increasing at a compound annual growth rate of 12%. This workshop for two or four-year college faculty will focus on hands-on activities involved in upstream processes in single-use biomanufacturing. Participants will work with mammalian cell culture in disposable shake flasks, aseptically transfer cells and media into wave bags and bioreactors using a sterile welder and will perform sampling and testing to monitor cell growth.

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Mon, Jul 17 2017 to Fri, Jul 21 2017

HI-TEC is a national conference on advanced technological education where secondary and postsecondary educators, counselors, industry professionals, trade organizations, and technicians can update their knowledge and skills. Charged with Educating America’s Technical Workforce, the event focuses on the preparation needed by the existing and future workforce for companies in the high-tech sectors that drive our nation’s economy. Attendees have the option to choose from approximately 15 pre-conference workshops and industry site tours during the first 2 days, followed by the 2-day main ... Read more

Tue, Jul 11 2017 to Thu, Jul 13 2017

This workshop for two or four-year college faculty will introduce cutting-edge hands-on laboratory activities that occur during the final fill & finish stage of biologic drug manufacturing, including drug stability assays, filter integrity validation, vial filling, stoppering, freeze-drying, drug inspection and gowning for aseptic processing .

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Tue, Jul 11 2017 to Thu, Jul 13 2017

Recent trends have seen a rise in the use of monoclonal antibody therapeutics (Mabs) as the medical community strives towards a more personalized approach to treating diseases such as cancer and autoimmune disorders. This workshop for two or four-year college faculty will teach Mab production Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cell culture in spin flasks and bioreactors, sampling and monitoring growth parameters including cell viability, optical density, glucose and lactate levels, as well as performing ELISA for active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) detection.

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