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10th Annual Community College Program Day

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
Did you miss the conference last year that the National Academies organized on Community Colleges in the Evolving STEM Education Landscape? There were talks by George Boggs, Martha Kantor, Jay Labov, Toby Horn, and many others. You can still hear what happend, the National Academies have been posting videos of the talks. All these videos can be downloaded and watched off-line. 1. Welcome and Introductions by: Jay Labov, NAS; Toby Horn, Carnegie Academy for Science Education; Barbara Olds, NSF; George Boggs, NAS Committee Chair Introduction - Community Colleges in the Evolving ... Read more

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

Hi-TEC conference

1. What social media tools does Bio-Link use? Bio-Link uses a List Serve, Facebook, LInkedIn, RSS, and Twitter to reach out and communicate with our community. Reach out to industry, students, and alumni, post and share jobs, poll & get feedback from biotech community post updates, share pictures, info People can subscribe to our blogs and site via RSS Post links to news items Send email More info in the Bio-Link Guide to Social Media 2. Shared note taking with Twitter: JGI Sequencer meeting ISB Symposium on microbiome: 3. Tweet chat examples: Science education journal club: #SciTeachJC 4. ... Read more