Past Events

Mon, Jun 28 2021 to Wed, Jun 30 2021

The BETA Skills ATE project will be holding two professional development courses in June:

BETA Skills (Biomedical Emerging Technology Applications) Cyberbiosecurity "Where Bio and Cybersecurity Worlds Intersect"

Course 2. Cyberbiosecurity

Dates: June 28, 29, 30th at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern time

Major topics:

Introduction to Biomedical Principles Introduction to Cybersecurity Principles Introduction to Cybersecurity bio interactions

Where to apply : Please contact Russ Read at ... Read more

Thu, Jun 24 2021

Request for Proposals: MentorLinks Colleges

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is pleased to announce a national grant competition for the MentorLinks: Advancing Technological Education program , developed with the support of the National Science Foundation. MentorLinks is designed for community colleges seeking to develop or strengthen STEM technician education programs. Colleges should be interested in working with an experienced community college ... Read more

Wed, Jun 16 2021

The June PCR webinar series has been postponed.

This is the first in a three part series on PCR.

Agenda :

Elizabeth Dreskin, R&D Applications Manager, Bio-Rad Laboratories will provide an introduction to PCR and focus on ddPCR Joshua Steele, Microbiologist, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project will talk about using ddPCR in wastewater testing Q&A (25-30 min)

About Our Speakers :

Dr. Liz Jordan Dreskin is an R&D Manager at Bio-Rad Laboratories who oversees the ... Read more

Fri, Jun 11 2021
career fair

Life science companies in Washington State are hiring! And not just for life science jobs. Companies are also looking for employees with business, IT, legal, accounting, finance, marketing and other degrees. Come to the virtual job fair and meet employers from: Bristol Meyers Squibb, FujiFilm, NanoString, Altasciences, AGC Biologics, Jubilant HollisterStier, SIBCR, Omeros, Partner Therapeutics, Seagen, and Stryker Register here:

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Thu, Jun 10 2021 to Fri, Jun 11 2021
pouring agar plates

Online Capacity-Building Workshop for Preparing Competitive Proposals to the National Science Foundation S-STEM Program – June 10-11, 2021

This project, supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), is designed to provide support and professional development for STEM educators and other leaders from two-year colleges (2YCs) across the western United States to prepare competitive proposals for the NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) ... Read more

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Wed, Jun 9 2021 to Wed, Jun 30 2021

The BETA Skills ATE project will be holding two professional development courses in June:

BETA Skills (Biomedical Emerging Technology Applications) Cyberbiosecurity "Where Bio and Cybersecurity Worlds Intersect"

Both courses are designed for US based instructors and K12 STEM teachers who wish to enhance their knowledge in Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Devices. Course delivery will include a mixture of synchronous and asynchronous online learning. Neither course has an in-person component.

Course 1. BETA Skills

Dates : June 9 ... Read more

Mon, Jun 7 2021 to Thu, Jun 17 2021
View from a lab

The InnovATE BIO Leadership Institute is a professional development program for community college and K-12 bioscience instructors who are interested in joining the next generation of leaders.

Senior industry, workforce and academic experts will work with participants on the subject of leadership, not from an academic perspective but from a workplace point of view. The program will stress strategizing, problem solving and leading people.

Due to the pandemic, the Leadership Institute will be held over a period of 12 months from June 7, 2021 to June 17, ... Read more

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Thu, Jun 3 2021 to Fri, Jun 4 2021

This biomanufacturing workshop was the second of 2 sessions. The first virtual biomanufacturing workshop was hosted by the AC2 Bio-Link Regional Center in December 2020. View presentations from the AC2 Biomanufacturing Workshop

In this second virtual session, curriculum experts and industry representatives talked about manufacturing monoclonal antibodies, cell and gene therapy, teaching supply chain concepts, biotech skill standards, and synthetic ... Read more

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Fri, May 21 2021
City College of San Francisco Biosymposium

The City College of San Francisco (CCSF) BioSymposium celebrates the work of CCSF Biotechnology students and connects them with the broader science community at the end of each semester. This is a great opportunity to support budding scientists and to talk with future interns/employees in science. If you are looking to start a career in biotech/bioscience this is the place to learn more about the CCSF Biotechnology program which provides a pathway to a career in biotech through hands on wet lab courses, career exploration, networking, ... Read more

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Tue, May 18 2021

Learn about a powerful new NSF supplemental funding opportunity for Skills Training in Advanced Research & Technology (START):

Fostering the growth of a globally competitive and diverse research workforce while advancing the scientific and innovation skills of the United States is a strategic objective of the National Science Foundation (NSF). U.S. global competitiveness depends critically on the readiness of the nation's science, technology, ... Read more