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Wed, Jun 20 2012 to Fri, Jun 22 2012

Genome Consortium for Active Teaching

Synthetic Biology Workshop

GCAT is pleased to announce a synthetic biology faculty workshop for the summer of 2012 (June 20-22) hosted by HHMI's Science Education Alliance (SEA). The workshop is designed for two-person teams (one biologist, one non-biologist). Registration is FREE, and travel will be reimbursed ... Read more

Mon, Jun 18 2012
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Complimentary BIO Exhibit Hall Passes for Registrants
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Mon, Jun 4 2012 to Fri, Jun 8 2012

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.

 

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 strategies into their ... Read more

Fri, May 11 2012

Webinar on CCSF Bridge to Biotech (B2B) and related Bridge Program Models.

Rob Yung, CCSF B2B faculty and a member of our Bio-Link Synergy team and John Carrese, Bio-Link Project Coordinator will be presenting to a national audience on the following topics:

  • The B2B model
  • Related Bridge models
  • How Bridge models promote student success, completion and employment
  • How Bridge programs are being scaled, through our Synergy work.

Our thanks to Mike Lesiecki (Director of MATEC, another ATE Center) who proposed the webinar topic ... Read more

Fri, Jan 13 2012 to Sat, Jan 14 2012

 

SCBC/Bio-Link Conference

January 13 - 14, 2012

Tentative Agenda ... Read more

Thu, Nov 10 2011 to Sat, Nov 12 2011


Attached please find information on MassBay's DNA Conference II, the Symposiums of which should be of great relevance and interest to faculty and students in the CCs and four-year institutions of the country in a variety of disciplines. Presenters include Daniel Vanek (who identified the Bosnian Mass Grave Sites remains), and former FBI Senior Scientist, Bruce Budowle.

The Conference can also be viewed online, in whole or in part, very inexpensively (in real-time of delayed broadcasts). Also of great relevance to the USDOJ, in general,

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Sat, Oct 1 2011 to Mon, Oct 3 2011

With generous support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the League for Innovation and TIES cordially invite you to a Learn and Earn Convening being held October 1-2 at the JW Marriott Indianapolis in conjunction with the 2011 STEMtech conference (October 2-5). Industry groups, corporate executives, government officials, and education advocates will convene to discuss how they can help create affordable, practical education pathways that allow more young adults to earn a postsecondary credential that gives them a competitive edge in the workforce. Also discussed will be education ... Read more

Tue, Sep 20 2011

This webinar on Bioscience Careers will be hosted by Jeanne Chowning, Principal Investigator, from the Bio-ITEST project.

Presenters:

  • Dina Kovarik, ITEST Program Manager, Bio-ITEST;
  • Sam Tran, Sr. Associate Scientist, Amgen; and
  • Piper Schwenke, Forensic Molecular Geneticist, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
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Mon, Aug 15 2011 to Fri, Aug 19 2011

Register through www.dnalc.org
Collaborating with 12 community colleges and Bio-Link, the DNA Learning Center
(DNALC) is offering week-long Genomic Approaches in BioSciences workshops.
Workshop participants will explore cutting-edge science tools, hands-on laboratories,
bioinformatic investigations, and careers. Participants will update their pedagogy while
networking with biotech leaders and colleagues. Faculty from secondary education, 2-
year colleges, and universities are invited to ... Read more

Mon, Aug 15 2011 to Fri, Aug 19 2011

At this meeting, 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 biotechnologyand learn how to disseminate this information within their own regions. Fellows are expected to implement new strategies into their own programs, to lead regional staff development activities, and provide prompt response to follow-up surveys.

Bio-Link Conferences allow members and partners to share successes in teaching the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for ... Read more

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