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 EA Stewart -- Mon, May 11 2020 -- Now more than ever we are turning to eLearning to develop new skills!  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides online training for public health laboratory professionals. This ... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Sandra Porter -- Mon, May 4 2020 -- Evaluate primer sequences from the UW publication - this is similar to an activity in Dr. Porter's bioinformatics course (Bioinformatics for Biology and Biotech:  Learning guide 10. PCR and primer... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Sandra Porter -- Sat, May 2 2020 -- Dr. Daiyuan ("Daisy") Zhang, Del Mar College, adapted to her college's lockdown by planning projects her students could do online.  Her webinar describes three projects her students complete that are related to SARS-CoV-2. ... Read the full Bio-Link blog
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By Sandra Porter -- Mon, Apr 20 2020 -- We recently presented a webinar on exploring biotech careers and how to use Biotech-Careers.org for investigating how companies are fighting COVID-19.  This purpose of this blog is to gather some of those... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Sandra Porter -- Mon, Apr 13 2020 -- Production of this Downstream processing eLearning module was funded by a DOL grant (DOL #TC-23761-12-60-A-37) led by Russ Read at Forsyth Technical Community College.  The Montgomery County... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Sandra Porter -- Mon, Apr 13 2020 -- Biotech instructors across the US have been stepping up to help out their colleagues and share materials for teaching concepts in biomanufacturing.  While we all acknowledge that working with virtual tools is not the same as working with our own bioreactors, we can see useful features... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By EA Stewart -- Mon, Apr 13 2020 -- Are you interested in seeing the inside of a lab but don’t know anyone who could get you inside one?   Amgen’s Virtual Lab can give you a fascinating look into what goes on in a production laboratory.     The website walks the viewer through the process of Gene to Medicine with a... 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