Presentations

Event: 10th Annual Community College Program Day

Panel introduction s. wallman ccp13 from bio-link Presenter: Sonia Wallman, PhD Dr. Wallman introduced the panel. Read more
Bridging the skills gap l. ciufo ccp13 from bio-link Lennie Cuifo, Director of Job Training, Los Angeles Valley College, discusses strategy for biomanufacturing education and presents the Baxter model for regional biotechnology job training. Read more
Bio network a. mcclanahan ccp13 from bio-link Ana McClanahan from the North Carolina State Biomanufacturing Capstone Center discusses mobile training strategies throughout the state. Read more
National center for therapeutics manufacturing m.pishko ccp13 from bio-link M. Pishko from Texas A&M University describes the programs at the National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing including a STEM summer camp. Read more
Bioreactor education & training w.marner ccp13 from bio-link Dr. Wesley D. Marner from Applicon Biotechnology presents ideas for bioreactor education and training. Read more
Biomanufac. ed & the texas skill standards board l.fletcher ccp13 from bio-link Dr. Linnea Fletcher, Bio-Link co-PI, describes development of biomanufacturing skill standards throughout the state of Texas. Read more
Annac, st. john,miller,ostertaag combined pp ccp13 ccp13 from bio-link A series of 4 talks from partners in industry: Ayla Annac, CEO InvivoSciences, Inc. presents their work with 3D-engineered tissue and stem cell therapeutics. Dr. St John from Cook Pharmica, talks about their Contract Development Manufacturing Organization that is partnered with IvyTech Community College. Kenneth E Miller from Oklahoma State Center for Health Sciences speaks about partnership with Tulsa CC Biotechnology program funded through NSF, NCRR, and NIH. Dr. Ostertaag from Transposagen talks about their work with transgenic animals and partnership program LIFE-CELL between Industry and community colleges. Read more
Tony roberts ccp13 from bio-link Tony Roberts, Cook Pharmica, LLC, Bloomington, IN, talks about his career choices and current work in purification development. Read more
Elizabeth neuman ccp 13 from bio-link Elizabeth A. Neuman, QualTek Molecular Laboratories, Newtown, Pennsylvania, talks about her education and work as a laboratory technician. Read more
Jeanne wendtland ccp13 from bio-link Jeanne Wendtland, University of Wisconsin Madison Biotech Center, talks about her education path and current job as a DNA technician. Read more
Overview dol cccbc taa grant r.read ccp13 from bio-link Russ H Read, National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce (NCBW), gives an overview of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant. Read more
Lab skills hub e. johnson ccp 13 from bio-link Elaine Johnson, National Bio-Link Center, NSF-ATE PI Dr. Johnson is the executive director of the National Bio-Link Center. She spoke about the prospective goals of the Lab Skills HUB of the TAA CCCBC Read more
Medical devices hub s. lee ccp 13 from bio-link Sengyong Lee, Director of the Medical Devices Hub for NBC2, presents progress and current goals for the Community College Consortium for Bioscience credentials Read more
Biomanufacturing hub s. wallman ccp 13 from bio-link Sonya Wallman, from the Northeast Biomanufacturing Center and Collaborative (NBC2), presents development of national regional hubs and the latest progress in development of biomanufacturing skill standards. Read more
Ccp13 opening remarks s. wallman from bio-link Presenter: Dr. Sonia Wallman Dr. Wallman discussed NBC2 and the community college's role in educating students for positions in biomanufacturing. Read more
Ccp partnering j_hongo_bio2013_chicago from bio-link JoAnne S. Hongo, Genentech and City College of San Francisco, talks about their 20-year running partnership, CCSF's Bridge to Biotechnology program, and introduces 'faces of success' from these programs, including a grassroots organization created by a graduate called Nexgene girls. Read more

Event: 9th Annual Community College Program Day at BIO2012

Moderator: Dr. Elaine Johnson, Bio-Link Faces of Success: Our Graduates and Their Careers from bio-link This interactive session features a lively panel of successful industry professionals who recently gained employability skills at community and technical colleges. Individuals share their pathways to rewarding careers in high-skill, high-wage positions in the biotechnology industry thanks to the access and affordability of targeted programs at community and technical colleges. Read more
Keynote Speaker - E. Kevin Hrusovsky, former CEO & President of Caliper Life Science, now a PerkinElmer company, spoke on the bioeconomy and new technologies in healthcare. Keynote Speaker - E. Kevin Hrusovsky from bio-link Caliper is a premier provider of cutting-edge technologies enabling researchers in the life sciences industry to create life-saving and enhancing medicines and diagnostic tests more quickly and efficiently. Caliper is aggressively innovating new technology to bridge the gap between in vitro assays and in vivo results, enabling researchers to translate those results into cures for human disease. ... Read more
Dr. Sonia Wallman from NBC2 moderated this panel of innovative leaders from biotechnology and biomanufacturing programs. Innovative and New Programs in Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing from bio-link This year's panel featured programs noteworthy in their approach to biotechnology/biomanufacturing education and training and the workforce. Panelists included leaders of the: Lone Star Biotechnology Institute at Lone Star College, Working with the local biomedical and biofuels industry in Houston, TX; Biomass Production Training Certificate at Mira Costa College part of the EDGE (Educating and Developing Workers for the Green Economy) initiative for ... Read more
Welcoming comments from Dr. Sonia Wallman, of the Organizing Committee, and Lance Hartford, the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Education Foundation. Greetings and Opening Remarks from bio-link Read more

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