Current and Upcoming Events

Fri, May 29 2020
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Fri, May 29 2020
A trace file from Sanger sequencing presented in FinchTV, a free program from Digital World Biology

DNA barcoding is a popular technique for undergraduate research projects. In this webinar, Dr. Linnea Fletcher will describe 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 Manufacturing Practices).

The Austin Community College (ACC) Biotechnology program introduces students to the 5 P’s of GMP [people, premises, processes, products and procedures (paperwork)] while they're using DNA barcoding to identify samples. Combining GMPs with DNA barcoding makes learning cGMPs ... Read more

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Sun, Jun 14 2020 to Wed, Jun 17 2020

Do you have an idea but need funding? Participants in this ATE grant writing workshop will learn about the NSF Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program and how to most effectively apply for grant funding. Faculty must propose a specific project to improve an ATE-eligible technical program in a one page proposal. Full-time STEM discipline faculty involved in technician education programs from two-year colleges are eligible to apply. Two faculty per college are eligible and colleges may also send a grant writer as a ... Read more

Mon, Jun 15 2020 to Thu, Jun 18 2020
The 2020 Community College Innovation Challenge is cancelled.

Submisstion DEADLINE EXTENDED to April 24, 2020

For the fifth year, AACC in partnership with the National Science Foundation, is inviting community college students to participate in the Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC).

The CCIC is a prestigious competition where community college student teams, working with a faculty or administrator team mentor, ... Read more

Mon, Jun 15 2020 to Fri, Jun 19 2020

For whom: US based instructors and STEM teachers wishing to enhance their knowledge in the area and skill requirement in Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Devices.

When : June 15 - June 19, 2020
Where : North Carolina - the program is based out of the National Center for the Biotechnology

Workforce of Forsyth Tech, Winston - Salem, NC

What are BETA Skills?

BETA Skills advances the understanding of what biomedical emerging technology applications will require of technician- ... Read more

Mon, Jun 22 2020 to Sat, Jun 27 2020

Come to the BioQUEST/QUBES Summer Workshop to explore how different styles of undergraduate research experiences (UREs) intersect with good pedagogical practices, increase quantitative biology skills, and promote inclusivity and diversity. We will also explore and some of the key challenges around these important issues in teaching including mentoring, logistics, and funding. This workshop is appropriate for faculty from all types of undergraduate institutions, including community colleges, PUIs, and MSIs. The workshop supports interdisciplinary collaborations, particularly between life ... Read more

Tue, Jun 23 2020 to Thu, Jun 25 2020

Save the Date for the 2020 National Meeting!

The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals ( NIIMBL ) is a public-private consortium with the goal of advancing innovation in biopharmaceutical manufacturing. The NIIMBL mission is to accelerate biopharmaceutical innovation, support the development of standards that enable more efficient and rapid manufacturing capabilities, and educate and train a world-leading biopharmaceutical manufacturing workforce, fundamentally advancing U.S. competitiveness ... Read more

Mon, Jun 29 2020 to Tue, Jun 30 2020

DARE (Data Analysis Research Experience) is an NSF-funded workshop will train faculty in best practices for quantitative reasoning instruction. Attendees will return home and be able to serve as leaders on their home campus for a hands-on approach to quantitative reasoning skills.

The workshop is designed to show faculty how to infuse data analysis into their course instruction and their training focuses largely on showcasing survey research activity that makes use of Google forms and spreadsheets. Faculty is welcomed from a wide range of disciplines, such as sociology, psychology, ... Read more
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Thu, Jul 9 2020 to Sun, Jul 12 2020

The ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) is driven by, for, and with the community! Microbiology and biology educators gather to learn best practices and classroom strategies, hear biology education research updates, and meet new colleagues who teach the same classes. Join us and come learn from your peers and network with like-minded educators.

Plan now to contribute to ASMCUE by submitting a proposal for a concurrent education session, workshop, education research poster, short tips & tools talk ("microbrew"), or dissemination station! ... Read more

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Mon, Jul 13 2020 to Fri, Jul 17 2020
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Wed, Jul 1 2020
UPDATE 4/2020: This workshop will now be virtual due to closing of local schools. It will be delivered via Canvas. Canvas accounts are free for teachers and can be created at https://canvas.instructure.com/ . More details to come ASAP.

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This week long workshop will focus on Biotechnology laboratory skills, college and career soft skills, and active learning strategies for the high school ... Read more

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Mon, Jul 27 2020 to Thu, Jul 30 2020

The In-Person HI-TEC conference has been CANCELLED. Check back for updates on the InnovATEBIO website and the HI-TEC website for a possible VIRTUAL event.

Supported by the National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education (NSF ATE) program, HI-TEC is a national conference on advanced technological education where secondary and postsecondary educators, counselors, industry professionals, trade organizations, and technicians can update their knowledge and skills. Charged with preparing America’s skilled technical workforce, the event focuses on the preparation ... Read more