Past Events

Thu, Mar 12 2020

Walking the NSF Budgeting Walk: NSF ATE Proposal Budget and Budget Justification

The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program grant proposal writing process can seem daunting to those new to the ATE program. Each year, Mentor-Connect offers a detailed cost-free technical assistance webinar highlighting all aspects of the budget and budget justification for those building competitive grant proposals for ATE.

The purpose of this webinar is to help those who have not been funded by NSF to develop fundable proposals ... Read more

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Sat, Feb 29 2020 to Tue, Mar 3 2020

ABRF 2020 Empowering Team Science , represents the collaborative energy of technology, scientific research and core leadership, and is THE annual conference for core administrators and operations managers. Our partner vendors, representing an array of technology and applications, will host exhibit booths as well as the popular technology showcases and networking events. These activities provide in-depth education and networking opportunities not always available at other meetings.

The Core Admin Sessions for 2020 will have a strong ... Read more

Wed, Feb 26 2020 to Thu, Feb 27 2020

Research into microbial diversity and microbiomes has transformed the way we understand the environment, agriculture, and human health. Now, DNA Subway makes it easier to explore this unseen diversity in the classroom using the latest research tools in a simple interface.

The newest release of DNA Subway Purple Line is a streamlined, classroom-friendly version of the popular QIIME2 microbiome bioinformatics software. Purple Line supports large datasets (your own or provided examples) and guides educators and students ... Read more

Fri, Feb 21 2020 to Sat, Feb 22 2020
Members Karen Leung and Ying-Tsu Loh at a Collaborative Event

Strong work-based learning programs greatly improve student success, helping them gain technical and professional skills that advance their career objectives. The Collaborative to Strengthen Work-Based Learning in Biotech seeks to share strategies for strengthening work-based learning (WBL) in biotechnology. Listen in on their February 21st webinar to learn more about the organizations that participate and the work they do!

To register contact James Lewis, Collaborative Organizer at Read more

Thu, Feb 20 2020 to Fri, Feb 21 2020

Multi-Responsive Nanogels for Biosensing, Drug Delivery,

and Regenerative Medicine

February 20, 2020: 1 PM Eastern

Presenter: John Clegg, Harvard University

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Diseased states are typically characterized by the presence or absence of a biomarker. These biomarkers may be general characteristics of the environment (i.e. stiffness, ... Read more

Tue, Nov 26 2019 to Wed, Nov 27 2019

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) carries out and funds biomedical research in an effort to prevent and cure common and rare diseases. NIH also trains the next generation of doctors, researchers, and medical support staff who will improve human health in the future, both across the country and around the world.

NIH Community College Day 2019 will provide community college students and faculty an opportunity to visit the NIH campus and to learn about careers and training opportunities in biomedical ... Read more

Thu, Nov 14 2019 to Sun, Nov 17 2019

The National Association of Biology Teachers 2019 Professional Development Conference represents and supports teachers, students, scientists, and allied professional organizations to enhance and improve biological literacy for all. 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!

Come to the AC2 Bio-Link Regional Center Booth (#713) to meet and chat with representatives ... Read more

Wed, Oct 23 2019 to Sat, Oct 26 2019

Mark your calendars. The American Association of Community Colleges with the support of the National Science Foundation will hold the 26th 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 ... Read more

Sun, Oct 13 2019 to Tue, Oct 15 2019

In technician education, biology serves as a gateway course for students interested in technical fields such as agricultural technology, biotechnology, and environmental sciences where the deaf/hh population is underrepresented. Improving biology education practices for deaf/hh students has the potential to increase their participation by engaging them at the introductory biology level and lowering barriers to technical career education tracks.

This conference will offer a focused, immersive professional development experience for high school teachers, community college ... Read more

Thu, Sep 12 2019

NSF ATE Grant Funding:Opportunities Abound and Mentor-Connect Provides Proposal Development Help

Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. EST

Acquire the knowledge needed to prepare competitive proposals to the NSF ATE program!
During this webinar, a program officer for the ... Read more