Current and Upcoming Events

Fri, Apr 10 2020
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Thu, Apr 9 2020
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How do you teach concepts in protein purification without a lab?

Protein Purification is an award-winning program which has been widely used in schools, colleges and universities since 1983. It guides students through some of the more commonly-used protein separation techniques and lets them experiment. It starts off by letting students examine how a simple mixture of proteins behaves during gel filtration and ion-exchange chromatography and then goes on to allow the design and testing of full purification protocols using more complex mixtures of proteins.

The program assumes that ... Read more

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Fri, Apr 17 2020 to Sat, Apr 18 2020

The April 17th workshop is CANCELLED. Stay safe everyone!

Professional Development for Teachers at Shoreline Community College

Influenza Outbreak Investigation Kit Workshop

This workshop will be held Friday, April 17 (4pm - 9pm) and Saturday, April 18 (9am - 4:30pm) and will be open to up to 24 teachers. The Influenza Outbreak Investigation curriculum provides a foundation in immunology and epidemiology using a hypothetical case study of influenza infection to ... Read more

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Thu, May 7 2020

Tips and Tricks: Step by Step NSF ATE Proposal Forms Preparation

This webinar focuses on the various forms associated with NSF ATE grant proposals. Forms can make up 2/3 of a final proposal submission and impact the quality and accuracy of a proposal.

The webinar will cover:

the purpose of various forms associated with NSF ATE proposals what data to enter into each form associated with NSF ATE proposal the importance of providing consistent information on forms and other components of a proposal common errors that can be avoided ... Read more
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Fri, May 8 2020 to Sat, May 9 2020
Professional Development for Teachers at Shoreline Community College: Cancer Biology Kit Workshop

This workshop will be held Friday, May 8 (4pm - 9pm) and Saturday, May 9 (9am - 4:30pm) and will be open to up to 24 teachers. The Cancer Biology: Diagnostics and Treatments curriculum provides a foundation in cancer biology using a hypothetical case study of breast cancer patients to explore how Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays (ELISAs), Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), genetic testing (bioinformatics), and ... Read more

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Sun, Jun 14 2020 to Wed, Jun 17 2020

Do you have an idea but need funding? Participants in this ATE grant writing workshop will learn about the NSF Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program and how to most effectively apply for grant funding. Faculty must propose a specific project to improve an ATE-eligible technical program in a one page proposal. Full-time STEM discipline faculty involved in technician education programs from two-year colleges are eligible to apply. Two faculty per college are eligible and colleges may also send a grant writer as a ... Read more

Mon, Jun 15 2020 to Thu, Jun 18 2020
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Fri, Apr 24 2020

Submisstion DEADLINE EXTENDED to April 24, 2020

For the fifth year, AACC in partnership with the National Science Foundation, is inviting community college students to participate in the Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC).

The CCIC is a prestigious competition where community college student teams, working with a faculty or administrator team mentor, use science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to innovate solutions to real- ... Read more

Mon, Jun 15 2020 to Fri, Jun 19 2020

For whom: US based instructors and STEM teachers wishing to enhance their knowledge in the area and skill requirement in Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Devices.

When : June 15 - June 19, 2020
Where : North Carolina - the program is based out of the National Center for the Biotechnology

Workforce of Forsyth Tech, Winston - Salem, NC

What are BETA Skills?

BETA Skills advances the understanding of what biomedical emerging technology applications will require of technician- ... Read more

Mon, Jun 22 2020 to Sat, Jun 27 2020
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Fri, Apr 10 2020

Come to the BioQUEST/QUBES Summer Workshop to explore how different styles of undergraduate research experiences (UREs) intersect with good pedagogical practices, increase quantitative biology skills, and promote inclusivity and diversity. We will also explore and some of the key challenges around these important issues in teaching including mentoring, logistics, and funding. This workshop is appropriate for faculty from all types of undergraduate institutions, including community colleges, PUIs, and MSIs. The workshop supports interdisciplinary collaborations, particularly between life ... Read more

Tue, Jun 23 2020 to Thu, Jun 25 2020

Save the Date for the 2020 National Meeting!

The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals ( NIIMBL ) is a public-private consortium with the goal of advancing innovation in biopharmaceutical manufacturing. The NIIMBL mission is to accelerate biopharmaceutical innovation, support the development of standards that enable more efficient and rapid manufacturing capabilities, and educate and train a world-leading biopharmaceutical manufacturing workforce, fundamentally advancing U.S. competitiveness ... Read more

Thu, Jul 9 2020 to Sun, Jul 12 2020

The ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) is driven by, for, and with the community! Microbiology and biology educators gather to learn best practices and classroom strategies, hear biology education research updates, and meet new colleagues who teach the same classes. Join us and come learn from your peers and network with like-minded educators.

Plan now to contribute to ASMCUE by submitting a proposal for a concurrent education session, workshop, education research poster, short tips & tools talk ("microbrew"), or dissemination station! ... Read more

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