ATE Project Talks: CRISPR Curriculum and Biotech Careers


Fri, Mar 17 2023
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Welcome to the InnovATE BIO 2023 series of virtual ATE project talks. This series features leaders in biotechnology workforce education from across the US sharing their work on exciting projects funded by the National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program. The ATE program supports the education of technicians for the high-technology fields that drive our nation's economy.

Our speakers this week will talk about their experiences with developing curricula and educating both teachers and students in CRISPR technologies and ... Read more

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Talk 1: Instructing CRISPR-based gene editing for technician training programs Dr. John McDowell talks about developing materials and incorporating CRISPR into the classroom. Information on the curriculum is available at the Gene Editing Institute . Talk 2: Biotech-Careers student impacts and a new game for career exploration Dr. Sandra Porter presents an overview of, discusses data from college students and introduces Biotechopoly™ Antibody Edition, a game for introducing careers in biotechnology careers and concepts in the process of drug development and GMPs. Test Biotechopoly™ Antibody Edition . Other Biotechnology Games : 1. Biomanufacturing Trivial Pursuit from Dr. Jan Chalupny, ... Read more