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Past Events

Mon, Jan 23 2017 to Fri, May 12 2017

Come have a BLAST in our bioinformatics course for instructors!  

The biotechnology program at Austin Community College is planning to offer a special section of our bioinformatics course for instructors. This section of the course will be specifically designed for people who are interested in learning how to teach this class.

This course is designed an introduction to using bioinformatics for students who have taken at least one class in biology and chemistry.  We cover databases, molecular structures, molecular sequence analysis, and genetic variation ... Read more

Thu, Nov 10 2016
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Session Type: Presentation


Dr. Sandra Porter will discuss the benefits of participating in Bio-Link, a national community of industry partners and biotech educators at two-year colleges and high schools.


The biotechnology industry has grown

Thu, Nov 3 2016 to Sat, Nov 5 2016

Are you attending the NABT conference?  Bio-Link and the AC2 Bio-Link Regional Center will be sharing a booth and a giving a presentation.  

Come stop by our booth and say hello!

Attend the Bio-Link talk:  Friday, Nov. 4th,  2-3:15 pm in Plaza Court 4

How to Give Your Students the Best of Everything in Biotechnology 
Plaza Court 4 • Biotechnology •Symposium (75 min) •

Biotechnology is exciting, but challenging to teach on your own. Bio-Link is a 20-year old  network of colleges and high schools that share information, curriculum, ... Read more

Fri, Oct 28 2016

Save the date for the National Institutes of Health Community College Day!  Spend a day visiting the NIH campus and learning about careers and training opportunities in the biomedical and health care fields.  The day will consist of career panel discussions, science seminars, a keynote address from the Director, Sharon Milgram, the popular networking luncheon event, faculty breakout sessions and of course the NIH Community College Summer Enrichment program will be highlighted.  This year there are additional panel discussions AND the NIH Postdoctoral Fellow/Community College Faculty meet ... Read more

Fri, Oct 21 2016

Bio-Link goes to the movies! A Bio-Link webinar

Get your popcorn and turn on your computers on October 21st at 1PM Eastern Time for a Bio-Link webinar on a new and exciting interactive movie designed for teaching concepts in quality systems.

Learning how to navigate within a biopharmaceutical quality system isn’t something that can be taught easily in a classroom. The stakes are high -- one error can cost a company millions of dollars, lead to investigations by ... Read more
Thu, Oct 6 2016 to Fri, Oct 7 2016

Register now to attend the National Career Pathways Network Annual Conference!  

The National Career Pathways Network (NCPN) is a membership organization for educators, employers and others involved in the advancement of Career Pathways, career technical education (CTE), and related education reform initiatives. The NCPN Advisory Board ensures that NCPN meets the requirements of the stakeholder groups, and to represent stakeholder interests. NCPN is housed at the Center for Occupational Research and Development (CORD).

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Fri, Sep 30 2016

Genome Engineering with CRISPR/Cas9 webinar

Tune in on September 30th at 1PM Eastern Time to Bio-Link's seminar on Genome Engineering with CRISPR/Cas9.

Together CRISPR and Cas provide bacteria with an adaptive immune system that allows them to identify and defend against new viral invaders. While characterizing the basic biology of this system, researchers discovered that the Cas9 protein ... Read more

Fri, Sep 16 2016 to Sat, Sep 17 2016


Presented by the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science 
University at Buffalo 
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Tue, Sep 6 2016

Bring us your questions, lab fouls, troubles, concerns and successes! We will collaborate with our fellow Biotech instructors across Texas and plan for the next 6 weeks.

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Thu, Aug 4 2016

This workshop will provide and overview of Biotechnology, pathways offered by TEA and samples of biotech labs that can be applied to biology classrooms and/or biotechnology classrooms. Teachers will create their own lab schedule based on needs and back round. They may choose one or all four of the hands on activities. Read more