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, Jul 31 2020 -- Never had an ATE grant from NSF?  The Mentor Connect program is ready to help! Apply now to join Cohort 9 and write a proposal in the Oct 2020 - Oct 2021 year. ... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Sandra Porter -- Wed, Jul 29 2020 -- Since many community members will be writing ATE proposals this summer, we're going to assemble links to proposal writing tips and tools on this page.   1.  Advanced Technological Education Program solicitation -... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By EA Stewart -- Mon, Jul 27 2020 -- The Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students will be virtual this year, November 9th -13th.  ABRCMS is allowing abstract submission on current research, and also past or virtual... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By EA Stewart -- Mon, Jul 27 2020 -- Spring 2021 may seem far away, especially now when things are so unpredictable.  But still, it is good to look beyond what is happening now and be optimistic that great opportunities will be available.  One great opportunity for community college students is the Department of Energy Community... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Sandra Porter -- Sun, Jul 26 2020 -- This article was written and contributed by: Guy Aday, Alamance Community College graduate, BFIP Fellow, and Biotechnology Professional   My journey into biotechnology began accidentally; more of a plan B after my initial goals seemed less in line with my... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Linnea Fletcher -- Thu, Jul 23 2020 -- This morning I noticed the following article and thought I would share it with you --this update by Pharmaceutical Technology Editors-- is an update on one of the vaccines being developed. There are several more that also show promise. I encourage people to keep up with the news on vaccines as... Read the full Bio-Link blog

By EA Stewart -- Thu, Jul 16 2020 -- I have always been excited to work in Biotech, I think it is the most exciting field of science around—a field that can help improve not only the human condition but more universally improve the condition of the entire world. And now the biotech stakes are higher than they have ever been, as ... Read the full Bio-Link blog

By Madeline Patton -- Mon, Jul 6 2020 -- Cross-posted from the ATE Impacts blog. An Advanced Technological Education (ATE) grant helped to reconfigure biotechnician degree courses for... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Anonymous -- Fri, Jun 5 2020 -- With funding from the National Institutes of Health, the DNA Learning Center is launching a pilot project, US Ants, to show the feasibility of citizen scientists using DNA barcodes to identify and map the ant species of the United States. Just as a universal product code (UPC) identifies each... 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
AC2 bioscience incubator
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