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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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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 ... Read more

Mon, Jul 22 2019 to Thu, Jul 25 2019

This year's HI-TEC conference will be held in St. Louis, MO.  On Monday, July 22nd, AC2 Bio-Link and the St. Louis Community College Florrisant Valley Biotech program have organized an all day pre-conference Missouri Biotech Day at the Danforth Plant Science Center.

Learn about Missouri Biotech Day here!

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Mon, Jun 3 2019 to Fri, Jun 21 2019

The BIFP is a three week observational and hands-on fellowship program where selected instructors reside in Winston–Salem, North Carolina, during June, for an immersion in NC Bioscience; educational institutions, training facilities, laboratories, classrooms, and industrial and education sites.  The National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce (NCBW) of Forsyth Technical Community College has had close to 50 Fellows representing ... Read more

Sun, Mar 24 2019 to Wed, Mar 27 2019

The ABRF (Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities) 2019 Annual Meeting will take place in Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio from March 23-26, 2019. The Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center is located near the banks of the River Walk in downtown.

The ABRF meeting is not just for OMICS-centric researchers! ABRF is expanding in new directions making it the must-attend meeting for core facility professionals of all disciplines. Highlights of the ABRF annual meeting include scientific sessions and workshops that allow presenters and attendees to explore and ... Read more

Mon, Feb 11 2019 to Tue, Feb 12 2019

The Summit is the best event in Texas to learn about Texas Biotech Industry! AC2 sponsors a table at the Luminary Dinner and both the ACC Bioscience Incubator and Austin Community College faculty and students will attend. Below is the agenda for the event. More information can be be found at the Texas Healthcare Bioscience Institute website. 

February 11, 2019- Summit and Luminary Dinner @ Stephen F. Austin Hotel
Registration: 12:00
Lunch: 12:30 to 12:50
Lunch Continues | Texas’ Innovation EcoSystem and Its Impact on the Texas Economy
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Tue, Jan 8 2019

If you are a community college or lower-division instructor interested in learning how to bring data-driven lessons to your classroom then the Ecological Society of America (ESA) has a great opportunity for you!

Apply now for the Spring 2019 ESA/QUBES Data Explorers Faculty Mentoring Network (FMN)! Participants in this FMN will focus on how to effectively teach students data analysis and data visualization skills using Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) modules in undergraduate ... Read more

Thu, Nov 8 2018 to Sun, Nov 11 2018

The National Association of Biology Teachers 2018 Professional Development Conference represents and supports teachers, students, scientists, and allied professional organizations to enhance and improve biological literacy for all. 

Come to the AC2 Bio-Link Regional Center Booth to meet and chat with representatives from Bio-Link and the AC2 Bio-Link Regional Center.  We are also participating in two talks.

 

Visualize it:  using molecular models to predict the effects of mutations on ... Read more

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