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Fri, Dec 4 2020 to Sat, Dec 5 2020

This biomanufacturing workshop is the first of 2 sessions. In this session, curriculum experts and industry representatives will present an overview of biomanufacturing with a focus on bacterial systems, online resources, and the basic skills biomanufacturing students should know. 

The second session will be held in spring 2021 and will include topics such as bioprocessing,  different types of cells, and lean manufacturing.

Who should attend?
Faculty members who currently teach biomanufacturing, intend to teach biomanufacturing in the ... Read more

Wed, Apr 15 2020 to Fri, Apr 17 2020

The AC2 Bio-Link Regional Center will be hosting a Bio-Manufacturing Workshop for faculty and students in Bio-manufacturing workforce technician
education. The focus of the workshop is on single use bioreactors, downstream process development  and Current Manufacturing methods in the local area industry.
This workshop will be held at Austin Community College at the Round Rock campus. 

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Wed, Nov 20 2019 to Fri, Nov 22 2019

Hosted by AACC, in partnership with NSF, ... Read more

Wed, Nov 20 2019

Bioscience Collaborative Learning Laboratory (B-CELL), the Bluegrass Community Technical and College CSO, is partnering with the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics for an interactive training in Business Model Canvas aimed at BCTC students, faculty and staff as well as the community.  The fast-paced session will help participants transform a business idea into one document which will define and communicate their idea.   Read more

Thu, Nov 14 2019 to Sun, Nov 17 2019

The National Association of Biology Teachers 2019 Professional Development Conference represents and supports teachers, students, scientists, and allied professional organizations to enhance and improve biological literacy for all. Join other leaders in biology and life science education for four days of renowned speakers, hands-on workshops, ... Read more

Thu, Nov 7 2019 to Sat, Nov 9 2019

Del Mar College team Drs. Zhang and Hatherill will bring five students to attend and compete during the 2019 Texas Branch ASM meeting, held in San Antonio this years.  Students will present their summer internship research with both professors during the summer of 2018 and 2019 on using bacteriophage to lysis antibiotic resistant bacteria.  Read more

Wed, Oct 30 2019 to Sat, Nov 2 2019

Del Mar College team Drs. Zhang and Hatherill, along with three Del Mar biotechnology graduates will and present during the 2019 SACNAS (The National Diversity in STEM Conference). 2019 SACNAS is a 3-day conference which serves to equip, empower, and energize participants for their academic and professional paths in STEM. Over the course of the three days, college-level through professional attendees are immersed in cutting-edge scientific research and professional development sessions, motivational keynote speakers, a Graduate School & Career Expo Hall, multicultural ... Read more

Wed, Oct 23 2019 to Fri, Oct 25 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 approximately 850 ... Read more

Mon, Jul 29 2019 to Fri, Aug 2 2019

The Algae Summer Science Institute (ASSI) is a program of The Algae Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission of promoting the power of algae to transform human society and the environment upon which it depends. This 5 day hands-on professional development program allows K-12 educators to experience an algae-based STEM curriculum.  The first half of the week focuses on algal education for teachers, the second half offers an intensive student learning opportunity.

The Algae Summer Science Institute offers participants:
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Mon, Jul 22 2019 to Fri, Jul 26 2019

Purpose: The purpose of this short course is to introduce teachers to the online curriculum and provide teachers with hands-on biotechnology experience.

  • Designed to give science and technology high school teachers in the state of Texas an opportunity to obtain certification for teaching advanced biotechnology as a course for science credit. The online curriculum will provide teachers with an overview of the biotechnology field and an introduction to the latest information and discoveries in biotechnology.
  • Learn about the tools, foundational science, and applications of biotechnology;
  • Encourage student and teacher interest in relevant science, technology, and careers;
  • Support the new CTE Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Biotechnology  1 and Biotechnology 2 in alignment with ACC Articulated Biology 1414/1415, Introduction to Biotechnology
  • BACE preparation/training/info 

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