Past Events

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

Mon, Jun 17 2013 to Fri, Jun 21 2013

CERET (the Consortium for Education for Renewable Energy Technology) still has a few spaces available for a Train the Trainer Academy on Biofuels.

Who should attend? The Academy is designed for high school teachers and instructors at two year colleges.

Academy Participants will :

Learn to operate a pilot scale biofuel reactor Perform biodiesel transesterification reaction Perform ethanol distillation process Perform fuel QA/QC tests (e.g. flashpoint, viscosity, cloud point, oxidative stability, etc.) Operate engines and ... Read more
Mon, Jun 3 2013 to Sat, Jun 8 2013

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. Read more

Wed, May 1 2013 to Sat, Oct 19 2013

Register now for summer workshops in genomics techniques. Multiple workshops will be held throughout the spring and summer at several colleges in the Bio-Link network.

Click the workshop location to access the registration page.

May 13-17, 2013 - Tulsa Community College, Tulsa, OK

June 17-21, 2013 - Madison College, Madison, WI, (Note: this workshop will be taught by Madison College faculty)

July 8-12, 2013 - City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

August 5-9, 2013 - Minneapolis Community and Technical College, Minneapolis ... Read more

Mon, Apr 22 2013 to Tue, Apr 23 2013
Join biotechnology / biomanufacturing educators and biotech industry representatives from across the United States in Chicago on April 22nd. Learn about current efforts to develop a common core of National Skill Standards for biotechnology and biomanufacturing. Listen to community college graduates talk about their careers in bioscience, and connect with your colleagues. Continental Breakfast at 7:30am Registrants get complimentary passes to the exhibit hall for the ... Read more
Sun, Mar 17 2013 to Fri, Mar 22 2013
Pittcon 2013
March 17 - 21, Philadelphia, PA

Join us in the great city of Philadelphia, where 15% of economic activity is attributed to major industries such as pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, research and development, medical devices and diagnostics, healthcare services, and supporting industries.

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Pittcon 2013 Exposition

GET A FIRST-HAND LOOK AT THE LATEST INNOVATIONS IN INSTRUMENTATION AND EQUIPMENT FROM LEADING COMPANIES FROM OVER 30 COUNTRIES. PARTICIPATE IN LIVE EQUIPMENT DEMOS MEET WITH TECHNICAL PERSONNEL TO GET ... Read more

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