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Past Events

Mon, Oct 23 2017
In partnership with the Austin Community College (ACC) Bioscience Incubator, Luminex
Corporation is pleased to offer a free half-day hands-on workshop that will cover the
basics of multiplex assay applications on Monday, October 23rd, from 8 a.m ... Read more
Mon, Oct 23 2017 to Wed, Oct 25 2017

The American Association of Community Colleges with the support of the National Science Foundation will hold the 24th National ATE Principal Investigators Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. The conference will bring together approximately 850 people to focus on the critical issues related to advanced technological education. Key people working on ATE ... Read more

Tue, Aug 8 2017

Please join us at the upcoming poster session where Austin Community College Biotechnology students will be presenting the work they completed during their semester-long internships. This is a great opportunity to learn more about our interns and their work and tour the ACC Biosciences Incubator. ACC Biotech faculty will also be in attendance to answer questions. 

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Mon, Aug 7 2017 to Wed, Aug 9 2017

Apply now for the National Science Foundation (NSF) sponsored Grant-Writing Workshop for Two-Year College Faculty.  The emphasis of the workshop is on learning more about the NSF Advanced Technological Education (ATE) and Scholarships for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) programs and how to apply for them most effectively.  Participants should come with ideas for funding they want to pursue.  Activities will include informational presentations; panning and writing sessions with help from mentors who have had extensive experience with and in the NSF; and time to ... Read more

Thu, Jul 6 2017
AC2 July Virtual Meet Up
Thursday, July 6, 2017
5:00 pm  |  Central Daylight Time (Chicago, GMT-05:00)  |  1 hr
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Meeting number (access code): 928
Mon, Jun 26 2017 to Fri, Jun 30 2017

The faculty and staff of Madison College and City College of San Francisco are pleased to announce this exciting summer professional development opportunity designed for high-school and two-year college science and technical education instructors.  This year MC and CCSF have partnered to bring comprehensive curriculum in both human and mouse stem cell systems.  The course will be taught three times, at two different locations in an effort to make it ... Read more

Mon, Jun 12 2017 to Fri, Jun 16 2017

Delgado Community College is hosting the Protein is Cash workshop and Introduction to Biomanufacturing.

This is a hands-on laboratory workshop for High School Science Teachers.

Presented by Dr. Bill Woodruff of The Northeast Biomanufacturing Center and Collaborative (NBC2), a National Science Foundation Advanced Technology Education regional center that has been in existence since 2005.

This 4 day hands on workshop includes: ... Read more

Mon, Jun 5 2017 to Thu, Jun 29 2017

Apply NOW for the Bioscience Industry Fellows Program - Note - the deadline to apply has been extended to May 19th.

Dates:  June 5th-June29th

Location:  Winston-Salem, NC

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Fri, May 12 2017

Third party certification & entry-level certificates in biotechnology

There is a growing interest on the part of states in ensuring that students enrolled in vocational programs are prepared for entry-level positions.  Third-party certification exams provide a mechanism where students can demonstrate proficiency and readiness to enter the workforce.  Industry-validated certificates are particularly appealing since the industry review process ensures that the exams cover skills and knowledge that align with industry needs.

This panel will discuss the ... Read more

Fri, Apr 21 2017 to Sat, Apr 22 2017

The AC2 Research Mentoring Workshop will highlight strategies to embed research into class experiences within AC2 partner institutions and to foster a national mentoring network for broader implementation of undergraduate research. The focus of this workshop will include evidence-based teaching and learning, undergraduate research as a recruiting/retention/persistence tool, the challenges, and extraordinary student outcomes of implementing research in the undergraduate classrooms of two-year campuses. A benefit of research mentoring is that it enables two-year students to successfully ... Read more