Recent Blogs from the Bio-Link Community

Blogs from the Bio-Link and AC2 sites are listed below. To view Biotech-Careers blogs, please visit the Biotech-Careers blogs page.

 
By Sandra Porter -- Fri, Nov 20 2020 -- The COVID-19 pandemic has likely confounded your life as a teacher and made it difficult or impossible to offer lab experiences to your students. The DNA Learning Center at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is offering exciting opportunities for your students to participate in authentic experiments... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Sandra Porter -- Thu, Nov 19 2020 -- A newly formed partnership between the City of Vacaville and Solano College has led to creating the California Biomanufacturing Center, a nonprofit dedicated to accelerating the growth of the biomanufacturing in Vacaville.  The city of Vacaville expects biomanufacturing companies to... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Sandra Porter -- Thu, Nov 19 2020 -- Article contributed by Dr. Shelly Thai, Glendale Community College, CA, and Andreh Fiterz, PerkinElmer, Photo credit: Ken Allard/El Vaquero News From Dr. Thai:  I'm a Biology faculty at Glendale Community College in California. A few years ago, I developed a research... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Karen Leung -- Tue, Nov 3 2020 -- Since 2018, the Biotechnology Program at City College of San Francisco (CCSF) has been hosting Speed Networking events with CCSF Biotech students and industry professionals. Since Spring 2020 we've adapted these events to be... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Heather Bock -- Fri, Oct 30 2020 -- Request for Proposals to Develop an Agricultural Biotechnology Hub Deadline for receipt of proposals:  November 25, 2020 In October 2019, InnovATEBIO (NSF DUE 1901984), was designated the National... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Linnea Fletcher -- Tue, Oct 27 2020 -- As reported in the Catalyst by Gabby Migliara on Oct 21st.  Medicines are responsible for more than a third of the improvement in life expectancy from 1990 to 2015, according to a recent ... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Linnea Fletcher -- Tue, Oct 27 2020 -- Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News    Vacaville Unveils California Biomanufacturing Center  October 27, 2020 ... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Feather Ives -- Tue, Oct 13 2020 -- Advanced microscopy trainee and technician Dante Malone assisted program director Gisele Giorgi with assembling home kits for our 57 microscopy trainees. These trainees will have one of 16 of our... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Sandra Porter -- Tue, Oct 13 2020 -- Note:  This article was written by Daria Sharko, a biotech student at MiraCosta College in California. Ms. Sharko contributed the photos as well. Having biotechnology classes during the pandemic took an unexpected turn in Fall 2020. As an international student... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Sandra Porter -- Tue, Oct 13 2020 -- Note:  This article was written by Daria Sharko, a biotech student at MiraCosta College in California. Ms. Sharko contributed the photos as well. Having biotechnology classes during the pandemic took an unexpected turn in Fall 2020. As an international student... Read the full Bio-Link blog
 
By jhatherill -- Thu, Jun 20 2019 -- Achieving Widespread Improvement in Undergraduate Education   Read the full AC2 Bio-Link blog
anial Nasr Azadani is excited to attend the 2019 WCUR at Carl von Ossietzky Universität, Oldenburg, GERMANY
By jhatherill -- Thu, Jun 20 2019 -- Danial Nasr Azadani is excited to attend the 2019 WCUR at Carl von Ossietzky Universität, Oldenburg, GERMANY https://vikingnews.delmar.edu/dmc-... Read the full AC2 Bio-Link blog
By Sandra Porter -- Thu, May 9 2019 -- Abbe Kesterson of Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) just completed two semesters of the Entrepreneurs Bootcamp at the University Of Kentucky Von Allmen Center Of Entrepreneurship. In the first semester, Bootcamp 1.0, teams conceived of, developed and pitched ideas. Teams met with... Read the full AC2 Bio-Link blog

By Elizabeth Stewart -- Tue, May 7 2019 -- Alice McConnell came to Austin Community College Bioscience Incubator to find a way to help her children and others suffering from a very rare neurometabolic disorder with no cure, succinic semialdehyde dehydrogenase deficiency (SSADH). SSADH is an autosomal recessive trait and is characterized... Read the full AC2 Bio-Link blog

By jhatherill -- Sat, Apr 27 2019 -- Del Mar College students presented research posters with regional university students from Texas A&M University at the Annual Student Research Day held on April 11, 2019. Read the full AC2 Bio-Link blog
By jhatherill -- Sat, Apr 27 2019 -- Dr. Capecchi is best known for his pioneering work on the development of gene targeting in mouse embryo-derived stem (ES) cells. This technology allows scientists to create mice with mutations in any desired gene. The power of this technology is that the investigator chooses both which gene to... Read the full AC2 Bio-Link blog
By Linnea Fletcher -- Tue, Apr 16 2019 -- I just got a notification from Labroots concerning a listing of all webinars they are hosting. It is impressive and a great way to learn about new techniques and emerging technologies. I also get notifications from Thermofisher Scientific, and similar companies. Today I... Read the full AC2 Bio-Link blog
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By Sandra Porter -- Mon, Feb 25 2019 -- Both the Austin Community College Biotech program and the Bioscience Incubator were featured in a news report from KXAN on the city's growing... Read the full AC2 Bio-Link blog
By Linnea Fletcher -- Fri, Feb 15 2019 -- What did I learn at the meeting? The first panel had representatives from all over Texas talking about what is happening in their areas. From El Paso to Houston to the Central Texas Area to Dallas, strategic partnerships area, and Cancer Prevention and Research Institute (CPRIT) funding is... Read the full AC2 Bio-Link blog