Past Events

Fri, Feb 19 2021

Outreach and recruitment continue to be a top priority for most biotech training programs. Helping students understand what biotechnology is and see their own potential to pursue career opportunities in the field continues to be a challenge. To this end, the Biotechnology Program at City College of San Francisco (CCSF) has begun to rely more heavily on our alumni network for outreach, recruitment and retention. CCSF instructor, Karen Leung, will discuss some of the strategies the CCSF Biotech program has used to help students connect with alumni including collecting student testimonials, ... Read more

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Thu, Feb 18 2021

Are you thinking of writing an NSF grant proposal?

The STEM Learning and Research Center (STELAR) is offering a course on this very topic. STELAR's course is geared towards the NSF ITEST program, but most of the information should apply to any type of educational NSF grant.

STELAR’s ITEST Proposal Development Course is an online, self-paced, and resource-rich course in which novice NSF proposal writers will develop a full proposal for the ITEST program to be submitted for the August 13th, 2021 solicitation deadline.

Informed by STELAR’s expertise in supporting and ... Read more

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Fri, Feb 12 2021

This FREE Gene Editing Workshop will be presented in partnership by Delaware Technical Community College and the Gene Editing Institute, based in ChristianaCare’s Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute. The workshop, designed for community college instructors, will share information and curriculum within the field, as well as a video-recorded lab demonstration. At the conclusion of the workshop, you will be able to incorporate gene editing curriculum into the courses you teach.

Funding for this workshop comes from the National Science ... Read more

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Mon, Feb 8 2021

InnovATE BIO is an NSF-ATE National Center with a focus on working with two-year colleges throughout the US to develop workforce to support the biotechnical enterprise. A key element of workforce preparation is hands-on experiences, such as those provided through undergraduate research experiences (URE). To support the development of URE in biotechnology programs, InnovATE BIO is inviting colleges with an interest in the development or expansion of URE in biotechnology to apply to become an InnovATE BIO undergraduate research institutional partner. In this ... Read more

Sat, Jan 30 2021
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Join fellow STEM educators for Washington Global Health Alliance's virtual STEM Global Educator Workshop . This interactive and engaging session is designed to give you free activities and curriculum resources centered around COVID-19 to integrate into your virtual classrooms. The workshop content is geared toward high school science courses and is open to everyone--not just those in Washington State. The workshop sessions will feature activities tailored for high school curriculum standards. All ... Read more

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Fri, Jan 29 2021

Through funding from a National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (NSF-ATE) grant, we have developed an innovative laboratory exercise and curriculum on CRISPR gene editing. The kit exercise provides the ability to perform state of the art CRISPR gene editing laboratory procedures, giving students at the high school and introductory college course level the ability to learn the science behind current gene editing efforts without the need for elaborate materials or equipment. At its base, this exercise enables students to practice CRISPR-directed gene editing using a ... Read more

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Thu, Jan 28 2021
field of wheat photo credit: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
InnovATE BIO National Biotechnology Education Center and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory invite you to a mini-symposium on emerging technologies in Agricultural Biotechnology.

High school and college faculty and students are welcome to attend this free webinar. Registration is required.

1:00 pm EST
Agricultural Genomics: The Rise of Genomes Doreen Ware, Ph.D., Molecular Biologist, USDA Agricultural Research Service and Adjunct Professor, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York

Breeding for 2050 and beyond will require designing plants for ... Read more

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Wed, Jan 27 2021
Genome Startup Day

What's it like to start a genomics company? Or for that matter, a genomics community?

Genome Startup Day is a community-building catalyst for genomics startup founders, investors, service providers, media and job seekers.

Learn about new and established genomics companies and what they do.

On January 27th, 2021, Genome Startup Day presents a:

Fireside chat: Ivan Liachko (Phase Genomics) and Mostafa Ronaghi (Illumina) Q & A session Panel Discussion: Natalie Ma (Felix Biotechnology), Joseph Mellor (SeqWell, Inc.), Alex Rosenberg (Split Biosciences).

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Fri, Jan 22 2021

Join the scientists at Bio-Rad Laboratories for a walkthrough of the gene editing and genotyping lab activities in Bio-Rad’s Out of the Blue CRISPR Gene Editing and Genotyping Extension Kits. These award-winning activities put the power of true CRISPR gene editing into your students’ hands with safe and familiar materials, elegant and instructive controls, and engaging supporting activities. Learn more about these kits at

SPEAKERS: Research and Development Scientists and Curriculum Training Specialists, Bio-Rad Laboratories

In ... Read more

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