Past Events

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:

? Aseptic ... Read more

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

Fri, Mar 21 2014 to Sat, Mar 22 2014

St. Philip's College will host a biotech career day in partnership with two local high schools; Highlands HS and Southside HS. This event is sponsored by the Perkins grant from Austin Community College biotechnology program.

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Sun, Jul 21 2013 to Thu, Jul 25 2013

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.

HI-TEC will uniquely explore the convergence of scientific disciplines and technologies including:

Advanced Manufacturing Technologies ... Read more
Mon, Jul 15 2013 to Fri, Jul 19 2013

Learn about trends and techniques in biomanufacturing at BIOMAN 2013.

This four day workshop will have keynote talks from representatives of Merck, Sanofi Pasteur US, and GlaxoSmithKline and sessions on obtaining funding, education, quality control, ELISAs, drug discovery, cloning and producing Taq polymerase, extracting oil from microalgae, cellulosic biofuels, working with stem cells, quality assurance, microbiology.

A visit to either Merck, GlaxoSmithKline, or Janssen is included.

Workshop leaders are from the following Bio-Link ... Read more

Wed, Jun 26 2013 to Fri, Jun 28 2013
Purpose: To host and conduct professional development workshops in biotechnology for high school educators to:

o Learn about the tools, foundational science, and applications of biotechnology;
o Encourage student interest in relevant science, technology, and careers;
o Support the new CTE Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Advanced Biotechnology in alignment with ACC Articulated Biology 1414, Introduction to Biotechnology

Workshop Participant Benefits Professional Development ... Read more
Thu, Jun 20 2013 to Mon, Jun 24 2013

Cloning DNA to Make Protein

Thursday - Saturday, June 20-23, 2013. 9:00AM-3:30PM daily

Also designed for high school biology, biotechnology, marine biology or chemistry teachers who have
experience with micropipetting and agarose gel electrophoresis (i.e. separating molecules by size).
Teachers will learn the basic techniques used in DNA cloning which include: using restriction
enzymes, ligation, bacterial transformation, protein expression and purification. Teachers will also
receive training in bioinformatics and explore ways to infuse ... Read more

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