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Sandra Porter
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Fri, Apr 2 2021

Description: Cores, also known as shared research laboratories (SRLs) or shared research resources (SRRs), provide researchers access to necessary scientific resources and expertise. The staff that support these resources come from diverse education backgrounds - from associates to doctorates . Come learn about career opportunities in cores and the journeys that have brought people to the core family. Students are welcome!

This webinar is directed towards community college, undergraduate, and graduate students. The session is free to attend, but ... Read more

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Sandra Porter
DNA sequencer at Washington University Genome Institute
Sun, Mar 7 2021 to Thu, Mar 11 2021
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The ABRF is the Association for Biomedical Research Facilities. ABRF members manage or work in core research facilities in companies, universities, and government.

The ABRF Annual Meeting is a premier event for advanced technology, education and cutting-edge research in shared scientific resource facilities worldwide, the ABRF Annual Meeting is a collaborative hub for technological innovation, sharing best practices, and professional development. The 2021 meeting features four days, covering the latest in bioinformatics, laboratory administration, flow cytometry, genomics, mass ... Read more

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EA Stewart
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Community colleges play a vital role in preparing the highly skilled technical workforce needed to support the biotechnology industry. Community colleges offer students hands-on practical experience, certificates, and technical degrees. Students include high-school graduates, individuals changing careers, college graduates, and even PhD holders. As these colleges support the many facets of the biotechnology industry, their laboratories are equipped to teach modern techniques, including DNA sequencing, mass spectrometry, microscopy, chromatography, immunoassays, and bioinformatics. Many programs are also developing education skill standards and curriculum to support the latest biotechnology manufacturing that includes CRISPR-based gene therapies, CAR-T, immuno-therapeutics, and patient derived tissues. Some ... Read more

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Sandra Porter
Merritt College faculty present at the Western Association of Core Directors meeting
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Immuno-biotechnology and Bioinformatics in Community Colleges PRESENTERS: Sandra Porter, Shoreline Community College , Todd Smith, Digital World Biology, LLC The use of new technologies such as immuno-profiling (where large numbers of immune receptors are sequenced en masse) and targeted cancer therapies (where researchers create, engineer, and grow modified T cells to attack tumors) is leading to job growth and a demand for new skills and knowledge in biomanufacturing, quality systems, immuno-bioinformatics, and cancer biology. In response to this new demand, Shoreline Community College (Shoreline, WA) has begun developing an immuno-biotechnology certificate. Part of this certificate includes a five-week course (30 ... Read more

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Posted from Discovering Biology in a Digital World by Todd Smith on Mon Apr 22, 2019
Community colleges: the new frontier for advanced biotechnology education and laboratory services: a recap.
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Presenter Dr. Todd M. Smith, Digital World Biology, provided and overview of the session. Read more

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