ATE Project Talks - Opening a New Door into Biotechnology Careers: Developing the Core Technology Workforce

Fri, Feb 18 2022
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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 Technology Education (ATE) program. The ATE program supports the education of technicians for the high-technology fields that drive our nation's economy.

In this talk, we'll look behind the curtain at an ATE project in the process of being developed. This talk will describe how a partnership between the Association of ... Read more

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Description : Did you know that universities and research institutions are major biotechnology employers? And, did you know that shared research resource facilities (core labs) support modern research in these institutions and need an advanced technical workforce with the kinds of skills we teach our students? Core labs enable efficient and widespread access to state-of-the-art technologies and scientific expertise that have accelerated research for over 40 years. These technologies include genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, imaging, flow cytometry, and others to form the foundation of biotechnology research, development, and production. Many core lab directors and staff are members of the Association of ... Read more