ATE Project Talks: HS DNA Sequencing and Protein Biomanufacturing


Fri, Apr 1 2022

Welcome to the InnovATE BIO 2022 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.

An interesting aspect of this week's talks is that both ATE projects seek to establish their own version of core facilities. Unlike most core facilities, which are found in ... Read more

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Description : This project focuses on developing a training program for protein biomanufacturing. As part of this program, students complete internships in a student-centered Contract Manufacturing Organization. Student interns will be producing Taq polymerase and providing it to the larger bioscience community. Speaker : Aron Kamajaya, PI, Los Angeles Pierce College, Los Angeles, CA Read more


The Dual Credit High School-Community College DNA Sequencing and Genomics Project is providing research-based, hands-on, and real-world workforce experience for two-year community college and dual credit high school and biotechnology students by providing access to industry-level DNA sequencing technology. Students are working on authentic student-led research on DNA barcoding mentored by industry and academic partners. Speakers : Joseph Oleniczak, PI & Kissaou Tchedre, PhD., M.B.A., co-PI, LASA High School and Austin Community College, Austin, TX Read more