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 -- Thu, Jan 14 2021 -- Click the image to download the new AgBiotech curriculum supplement from the FDA... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Sandra Porter -- Thu, Jan 14 2021 -- This article was contributed by Lisa Proulx, Public Information Officer, Great Bay Community College The Life Sciences Department of Great Bay Community College offers programs in three specialized areas in Bioengineering, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences.... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By EA Stewart -- Sat, Jan 9 2021 --   2020 was challenging....2021 has just started but is obviously going to be challenging as well.  What we bring to the challenges of this year are the lessons learned from last year.  It can be difficult to be optimistic sometimes, but so many people have made so many amazing... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By EA Stewart -- Sat, Jan 9 2021 -- What defines a stem cell? How many types of stem cells are there? How can stem cells be used to understand and treat diseases? To answer those questions and many more, the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) has designed a dynamic syllabus and learning guide geared towards... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Sandra Porter -- Wed, Dec 16 2020 -- Biotech students - no matter where you live, you are welcome to join the San Francisco Bay PDA Student Chapter.  Now, you're probably wondering what this is. PDA stands for Parenteral Drug Association. And, many biotech companies produce parenteral drugs. ... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Sandra Porter -- Wed, Dec 16 2020 -- A perennial question among college biotech programs is "how do I make connections with industry?" Every biotech program needs industry connections for finding internships, industry members to serve on their advisory boards, and people from companies to talk to students and give presentations in... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By EA Stewart -- Thu, Dec 10 2020 -- Did you think you were going to have to sit at home this summer with no way to advance your scientific career? NO! The application period for Summer 2021 internships at National Laboratories around the country is now open.  This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about what really goes on... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By EA Stewart -- Thu, Dec 10 2020 -- Fantastic new opportunity! Please consider submitting proposals to this program as you think about how the V & C movement has impacted biology education at community colleges. And share with your colleagues at 2 year, 4 year, and R1 institutes. The National Science Foundation's (NSF'... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Russ Read -- Fri, Dec 4 2020 -- Hi InnovATEBIO Folks, Every day there is  something newsworthy regarding innovation in the biosciences. That’s precisely why  we agreed on the name of InnovATEBIO for the NSF ATE National Center for Biotechnology Education. So as most of you read this week, an... Read the full Bio-Link blog
By Linnea Fletcher -- Thu, Dec 3 2020 -- NSF invests in fundamental research to support biotechnology and advance the U.S. bioeconomy across the sciences and engineering.  Presented by NSF's Bioeconomy Coordinating Committee and NSF Directorates, this distinguished lecture series will bring in individual speakers and panels... 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