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Fri, Jan 15 2021

Join the scientists at Bio-Rad Laboratories for a discussion about the technology that just won the 2020 Nobel Prize for Chemistry: CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing. In this webinar, Bio-Rad scientists will discuss the discovery of the CRISPR-Cas9 system in nature, how it works in a gene editing scenario, and the exciting and truly broad range of applications on this technology. Learn more about Bio-Rad’s resources for teaching about CRISPR at www.bio-rad.com/teachCRISPR

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Fri, Jan 22 2021

Join the scientists at Bio-Rad Laboratories for a walkthrough of the gene editing and genotyping lab activities in Bio-Rad’s Out of the Blue CRISPR Gene Editing and Genotyping Extension Kits. These award-winning activities put the power of true CRISPR gene editing into your students’ hands with safe and familiar materials, elegant and instructive controls, and engaging supporting activities. Learn more about these kits at bio-rad.com/outoftheblue

SPEAKERS: Research and Development Scientists and Curriculum Training Specialists, Bio-Rad Laboratories

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Wed, Jan 27 2021
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Wed, Jan 27 2021
Genome Startup Day

What's it like to start a genomics company? Or for that matter, a genomics community?

Genome Startup Day is a community-building catalyst for genomics startup founders, investors, service providers, media and job seekers.

Learn about new and established genomics companies and what they do.

On January 27th, 2021, Genome Startup Day presents a:

Fireside chat: Ivan Liachko (Phase Genomics) and Mostafa Ronaghi (Illumina) Q & A session Panel Discussion: Natalie Ma (Felix Biotechnology), Joseph Mellor (SeqWell, Inc.), Alex Rosenberg (Split Biosciences).

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Thu, Jan 28 2021
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InnovATE BIO National Biotechnology Education Center and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory invite you to a mini-symposium on emerging technologies in Agricultural Biotechnology.

High school and college faculty and students are welcome to attend this free webinar. Registration is required.

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1:00 pm EST
Agricultural Genomics: The Rise of Genomes Doreen Ware, Ph.D., Molecular Biologist, USDA ... Read more
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Fri, Jan 29 2021

Through funding from a National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (NSF-ATE) grant, we have developed an innovative laboratory exercise and curriculum on CRISPR gene editing. The kit exercise provides the ability to perform state of the art CRISPR gene editing laboratory procedures, giving students at the high school and introductory college course level the ability to learn the science behind current gene editing efforts without the need for elaborate materials or equipment. At its base, this exercise enables students to practice CRISPR-directed gene editing using a ... Read more

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Sat, Jan 30 2021
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Join fellow STEM educators for Washington Global Health Alliance's virtual STEM Global Educator Workshop . This interactive and engaging session is designed to give you free activities and curriculum resources centered around COVID-19 to integrate into your virtual classrooms. The workshop content is geared toward high school science courses and is open to everyone--not just those in Washington State. The workshop sessions will feature activities tailored for high school curriculum standards. All ... 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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Mon, Mar 1 2021
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Mon, Mar 1 2021
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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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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, May 10 2021 to Thu, May 13 2021
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Advancing Research In Society (ARIS) and Research Impact Canada (RIC) are working in collaboration to host the 2021 Conference on Research Impact & Public Engagement at the Intersection of the Future Workforce. This Summit represents the first time ARIS and RIC have brought our two communities together to learn from our collective expertise and network for future collaboration.

Plenary sessions, speakers, and panels will focus on research impact as drivers of economic and workforce development -- including precollegiate and higher education, business and industry, and ... Read more

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