IAB webinar

Algae have become increasingly popular in biotechnology for multiple purposes. They are used to manufacture products like nutritional supplements, oils, dyes, and textiles. Companies use algae to treat wastewater, capture carbon, and provide fertilizer. Adidas even makes a running shoe with foam ... View video

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Fri, Jun 26 2020
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Algae have become increasingly popular in biotechnology for multiple purposes. They are used to manufacture products like nutritional supplements, oils, dyes, and textiles. Companies use algae to treat wastewater, capture carbon, and provide fertilizer. Adidas even makes a running shoe with foam from algae. Learn more about algae companies and what they do .

Speakers : Ira Levine, PhD, Professor, Natural & Applied Sciences, and Fulbright Scholar and Schonna Manning, PhD, University of Texas ... Read more

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Many of us can imagine teaching a Microbiology lecture course online, but the lab part seems a bit challenging.  Luckily for us, Angela Consani is an expert at online teaching and has several years of experience in teaching microbiology online.  In this Zoom webinar, she shares her experience   ... View video

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In this video, Dr. Porter shares resources for career exploration and shares a path for exploring Biotech-Careers.org View video

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Dr. Margaret Bryans describes the upstream and downstream processes in biomanufacturing along with the types of data that are collected and methods for analysis. These data sets and the protocols used to produce them are currently available from ... View video

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Fri, Jun 12 2020
Six protective antibodies bound to HIV fusion structure

Antibodies are one of the most common products made by biotech companies. They are used to provide passive immunity to certain kinds of viruses and some bacterial toxins. They are used to treat many forms of cancer. At least 41 companies are currently working to develop, test for, or isolate antibodies against COVID-19 .

A few weeks ago, we heard Dr. Margaret Bryans from the Northeast Biomanufacturing Center and Collaborative (NBC2), at Montgomery County Community College, ... Read more

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This talk was presented by Dr. David Koelle, a guest speaker from the University of Washington, Center for Innate Immunity and Immune Disease.  Dr. Koelle studies virology and immunology, along with viral oncogenesis, tumor immunotherapy, practical vaccinology issues such as adjuvants and ... View video

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DNA barcoding is a popular technique for undergraduate research projects.  In this webinar, Dr. Linnea Fletcher describes how this technique can be adapted for use in biotechnology education programs by incorporating principles of working in a regulated environment such as GMPs (Good ... View video

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Dr. Sandra Porter demonstrates how the Immune Epitope Database (IEDB.org) can be used for online research projects and provides an example of using this resource to investigate immunity to SARS-CoV-2 and SARS.

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Dr. Lisa Seidman from Madison College discusses antibody assays for COVID-19 and illustrates how diagnostic sensitivity and specificity can be used together with prevalence to predict the number of false positive, true positive, false negative, and true negative results. Dr. Seidman also ... View video

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