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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
MiraCosta Biomanufacturing Bachelors
Presenter: Barbara Juncosa, PhD, MiraCosta College In September 2014 Governor Brown signed SB850 that provided the authority for 15 community colleges to pilot baccalaureate degree programs. MiraCosta College was one of those colleges and now has enrolled students into its Biomanufacturing Bachelor's degree. Take a look at what they have already accomplished and what lessons they have learned. Read more

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