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Mon, Jul 22 2019

The day starts with a tour of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center followed by several interactive panel sessions. The sessions cover best practices in high school education, what 2-year alumni are doing in the biotech industry, and how education interacts and supports the biotech industry by providing student interns and contract services. At the end of the day, there are three poster sessions. One session focuses on how 2-year programs meet emerging industry ... Read more

Thu, Aug 1 2019 to Sun, Aug 4 2019
ASMCUE

More than 350 microbiology and biology educators will gather at the ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) August 1–4, 2019 in Tysons, VA, for an engaging four-day conference. Educators come from a wide range of institutions – from community colleges to international universities – to fully immerse themselves in biological sciences.

The conference program includes plenary, concurrent, poster, and exhibit sessions. Participants engage in formal and informal small group discussions between colleagues all focused on the same goal: to improve teaching and learning in the ... Read more

Sun, Oct 13 2019 to Tue, Oct 15 2019

In technician education, biology serves as a gateway course for students interested in technical fields such as agricultural technology, biotechnology, and environmental sciences where the deaf/hh population is underrepresented.  Improving biology education practices for deaf/hh students has the potential to increase their participation by engaging them at the introductory biology level and lowering barriers to technical career education tracks.  
 
This conference will offer a focused, immersive professional development experience for high school teachers, community college ... Read more

Wed, Oct 23 2019 to Fri, Oct 25 2019
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Thu, Sep 26 2019

Mark your calendars.  The American Association of Community Colleges with the support of the National Science Foundation will hold the 26th National ATE Principal Investigators Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. The conference will bring together ... Read more

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