I-Cultiver is a company that brings scientific innovation and analysis to agriculture. Through an agreement with iCultiver, CCC students in the BEST internship program work part-time as biotech interns and gain professional experience at the same time.
BEST was started by Dr. Rajnish Khanna (i-Cultiver, Inc.) and Dr. Katherine Krolikowski (Contra Costa College). BEST stands for Biotechnology, Education, and Specialized Training. BEST interns work with Dr. Khanna on real-world projects doing research on food and agricultural products, which include sample preparation, tissue dissection, DNA sequence preparation, seedling assays, production of proprietary microbial amendment using bioreactors, and metabolic assays.... Read more