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National Association of Biology Teachers 2019 Conference

Dr. Sandra Porter's presentation at the National Association of Biology Teachers professional development conference. Saturday November 16, 2019 at 2 pm central time. Abstract Caturday Microbiomes – Thinking Outside the Litter Box With Danny and Lil Bub Author : Sandra Porter, Digital World Biology LLC, InnovATE BIO , Bio-Link Abstract : Learn how to investigate and compare the microbiomes from Lil Bub, a YouTube celebrity cat with several genetic abnormalities, and Danny, a normal house cat, using whole genome DNA sequencing data provided by Phase Genomics, Inc. Description : DNA sequencing gives us an unprecedented ability to learn about the ... Read more

HI TEC Conference

Immuno-biotechnology and Bioinformatics in Community Colleges
Immuno-biotechnology and Bioinformatics in Community Colleges PRESENTERS: Sandra Porter, Shoreline Community College , Todd Smith, Digital World Biology, LLC The use of new technologies such as immuno-profiling (where large numbers of immune receptors are sequenced en masse) and targeted cancer therapies (where researchers create, engineer, and grow modified T cells to attack tumors) is leading to job growth and a demand for new skills and knowledge in biomanufacturing, quality systems, immuno-bioinformatics, and cancer biology. In response to this new demand, Shoreline Community College (Shoreline, WA) has begun developing an immuno-biotechnology certificate. Part of this certificate includes a five-week course (30 ... Read more

Biosciences Industry Fellowship Program 2019

BIFP Participant Presentations
A highlight of the BIFP is the last day presentations from participants. Read more
QC training vials
As described in on the event page , the Biosciences Industry Fellowship Program, hosted by Forsyth Technical Community College in Winston-Salem North Carolina, was an action packed three weeks. The first week included visits and workshops in partnering schools. During the second week we participated in a week long green fluorescent protein biomanufactuing workshop that covered the gamut from 30 liter fermentation, to isolation, to purification, to filling vials in sterile conditions. In the last week we visited and toured area biotechnology companies and closed with presentations by the participants. Photos from the workshop are below. ... Read more

ABRF Annual Meeting 2019

Presenter Dr. Todd M. Smith, Digital World Biology, provided and overview of the session. Read more
Dr. Linnea Fletcher shared information about biotechnology education in community colleges and Austin's biotech incubator. Read more
Presenter: Ms. Abbe Kesterson explained Contract Service Organizations, work on building a CSO community and projects at Blue Grass Community and Technical College. Read more
Presenter: Dr. Tyler Drake discussed progress made by the colleges biotech incubator. Read more
Presenter Dr. Thomas Tubon, shared information about the consortium for advanced manufacturing of cell and tissue based products. Read more

Florida Biotech Day

Biomanufacturing Four year Degrees
Presenter: Dr. Elaine Johnson, Bio-Link National Center California now has two programs that offer Bachelor's degrees in Biomanufacturing. In Northern California the degree is offered by Solano Community College and in Southern California the degree is offered by MiraCosta Community College. Read more

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