Past Events

Fri, Apr 16 2021
CRISPR webinar

Join this webinar focused on the exciting and rapidly developing area of CRISPR-based gene editing. This FREE Gene Editing Workshop will be presented in partnership by Delaware Technical Community College and the Gene Editing Institute, based in ChristianaCare’s Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute. The workshop, designed for community college instructors, will share information and curriculum within the field, as well as a video-recorded lab demonstration. At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to incorporate gene editing curriculum into their own ... Read more

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Fri, Apr 2 2021

Description: Cores, also known as shared research laboratories (SRLs) or shared research resources (SRRs), provide researchers access to necessary scientific resources and expertise. The staff that support these resources come from diverse education backgrounds - from associates to doctorates . Come learn about career opportunities in cores and the journeys that have brought people to the core family. Students are welcome!

This webinar was directed towards community college, undergraduate, and graduate students.

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Fri, Mar 19 2021
City College of San Francisco

This session will explore how community colleges can empower their students to recognize, request, and foster more inclusive workplace practices.

Session participants will learn about practical tools developed through a community college-industry partnership to strengthen the working relationship between student interns and their internship mentors. This includes tools to help establish better training protocols, make workplace expectations more explicit, identify knowledge gaps and/or misunderstandings, and learn how to give and receive feedback so as to build greater trust and ... Read more

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Thu, Mar 18 2021 to Fri, Mar 19 2021
Community College Innovation Challenge

Calling All Community College Student Innovators!

The American Association of Community Colleges, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, is inviting community college students to participate in the 2021

Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC). The CCIC is a national competition where community college student teams, working with a faculty or administrator team mentor, use science, technology ... Read more

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Thu, Mar 11 2021 to Fri, Mar 12 2021
American Association of Community Colleges

Has your college been an ATE grantee? Did you have a “New to NSF” grant? Keep the momentum going! Take advantage of what ATE funding can do for your college’s technician education programs and students by “Moving Up” to an ATE Project. What will help make your proposal be more competitive? How do requirements and reviewer expectations change when you take the next step? Where can you get help to make your proposal more competitive? Learn the answers to these questions along with strategies, insider tips, and mistakes to avoid in seeking your next ATE grant.

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Mon, Mar 8 2021 to Wed, Mar 10 2021
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Want to learn how your students can do research while they're stuck at home?

The Allen Institute is holding a symposium from 8 am - 11 am PT on Mar 8-10, 2021 on open data resources from the Allen Brain Map. There will be interactive tutorials with transcriptomics data, electron microscopy data, and more!

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Sun, Mar 7 2021 to Thu, Mar 11 2021
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The ABRF is the Association for Biomedical Research Facilities. ABRF members manage or work in core research facilities in companies, universities, and government.

The ABRF Annual Meeting is a premier event for advanced technology, education and cutting-edge research in shared scientific resource facilities worldwide, the ABRF Annual Meeting is a collaborative hub for technological innovation, sharing best practices, and professional development. The 2021 meeting features four days, covering the latest in bioinformatics, laboratory administration, flow cytometry, genomics, mass ... Read more

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Mon, Mar 1 2021
photo credit:  Flathead Valley Community College

In October 2019, InnovATE BIO (NSF DUE 1901984), was designated the National Biotechnology Education Center for the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Program of the National Science Foundation (NSF). The center works with two-year colleges throughout the US to develop workforce to support the biotechnical enterprise. A key element of workforce preparation is hands-on experiences, such as those provided through undergraduate research experiences (URE). To support the development of URE in biotechnology programs, InnovATE BIO is inviting colleges with an interest in ... Read more

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Fri, Feb 19 2021

Outreach and recruitment continue to be a top priority for most biotech training programs. Helping students understand what biotechnology is and see their own potential to pursue career opportunities in the field continues to be a challenge. To this end, the Biotechnology Program at City College of San Francisco (CCSF) has begun to rely more heavily on our alumni network for outreach, recruitment and retention. CCSF instructor, Karen Leung, will discuss some of the strategies the CCSF Biotech program has used to help students connect with alumni including collecting student testimonials, ... Read more

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Thu, Feb 18 2021 to Fri, Feb 19 2021

Are you thinking of writing an NSF grant proposal?

The STEM Learning and Research Center (STELAR) is offering a course on this very topic. STELAR's course is geared towards the NSF ITEST program, but most of the information should apply to any type of educational NSF grant.

STELAR’s ITEST Proposal Development Course is an online, self-paced, and resource-rich course in which novice NSF proposal writers will develop a full proposal for the ITEST program to be submitted for the August 13th, 2021 solicitation deadline.

Informed by STELAR’s expertise in supporting and ... Read more

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