Thank your for interest in our ATE PI conference spotlight presentation! We will post a link to the recorded presentation as soon at it is available. In the meantime, feel free to skim through the slides and check out some of the materials we linked below. Visit the Collaborative to Strengthen Work Based Learning in Biotech Get Speed Networking Materials Visit Biotech-Careers.org to research careers and learn about companies Read more
Moderator : Kristen Wolslegel, (Executive Director, Bay Area Bioscience Education Community) There are a wide variety of options for partnering with your local K-12 schools. This session covered 4 innovative new strategies that take articulation agreements and dual enrollment to new levels. These efforts can increase enrollment in community college biotech programs, and will help create strong career pathways for students from an early age. Four models for outreach were presented, however many more are being used throughout the community. 1. Dual enrollment model - early stage Jennifer Lazare, Associate Professor at Austin Community College, Austin TX. High School Outreach ... 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.
Opening session and Welcome from Dr. Elaine Johnson, Bio-Link Executive Director.
Open session Summer Fellows Forum 2013 from bio-link
Dr. Kristin Charles led a session to gather feedback on trends in biotechnology and needs of the community.
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In California, stem cells are a new type of gold. The growing importance of stem cells in medical and biotechnological research means that there are growing numbers of jobs for students who are trained in this area. Learn about the industry, the opportunities, and the Stem Cell Certification program from Dr. Paul Raju, City College of San Francisco.
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.
Presenters : Edie Kaeuper, Carin Zimmerman, Golnar Afshar, George Cachianes, Bill Woodruff & Samantha Croft Farmer
The presenters will discuss their work using stem cell technology in their courses.
Slides from all the presentations are combined into the single presentation shown below.
Elaine Johnson, Bio-Link Director
Jo-Anne Hongo, Scientific Manager, Genentech
This interactive session, back by popular demand, features a lively panel of successful industry professionals who 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. Active audience participation is encouraged.
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Shannon Lewis, Research Assistant, Sapphire Energy, San Diego, CA
I am currently working at Sapphire Energy, a ... Read more