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Biotech 101 – Applied STEM

Please join the Georgia BioEd Institute for a Biotech 101 – Applied STEM educational course. Have you ever wondered what the biotechnology and medical technology industries do? How is cutting-edge science used to fuel discoveries in disease diagnosis and treatment, agricultural breakthroughs and alternative fuel methods? Spend the day with the Georgia BioEd Institute to discover the answers and so much more.

7/24/2015
When: Friday, July 24, 2015
From 9:00am- 3:30pm
Where: Emory University
550 Houston Mill Road
Michael Street Visitor Parking Deck (see details below)
Atlanta, Georgia  30322
United States
Contact: GaBio Main Office
404-221-0617 opt. 3


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Description:
Have you ever wondered what the biotechnology and medical technology industries do?  How is cutting-edge science used to fuel discoveries in disease diagnosis and treatment, agricultural breakthroughs and alternative fuel methods?  Spend the day with the Georgia BioEd Institute answering the following questions:
 
1)      What is biotechnology?
2)      What is the science driving the industry (genetics, cell and molecular biology, biochemistry)?
3)      What are some important laboratory techniques used in the industry (Micropipetting and ELISA – Enzyme-linked ImmunoSorbent Assay)
4)      How can I do “real” science in the classroom (research science, publishing classroom research)?
Your Instructor
Melissa Nikolic (MS) is the Director of Programming at the Georgia BioEd Institute.  She has been working with high schools across the state of Georgia providing cutting edge professional development opportunities in biotechnology, in partnership with colleges and universities.  In addition, Ms. Nikolic is a professor of Anatomy and Physiology at Chamberlain School of Nursing.  She is pleased to lead the day long training to support your journey to become a world-class STEM instructor. 
 
Audience
This training is intended for high school science and CTAE teachers.  If you are a middle school science teacher and would like to attend please note that this training is focused on concepts of antibody mediated immunity.  If you do not cover this topic in detail the ELISA lab would not be appropriate for your students. 
 
Parking:
Michael Street Visitor Parking Deck (Emory University)
550 Houston Mill Road, Atlanta, GA, 30322
Park in visitor area of deck (entrance is past the student/staff entrance) https://goo.gl/maps/1vqya
See directions below for the exact location for the training.


Training:
After you’ve parked take stairs (elevator) to Level 3 to access Pedestrian Bridge (it is at the opposite end of the Deck from the staircase/elevators)
Cross the bridge and take a slight left (the Whitehead Biomedical Research Building will be on your left)
Go up the big stairs to the building on your right 1462
Follow the signs to the Microbiology lab (room 117) 
When: Friday July 24th, 2015 9:00am-3:30pm
 
We will include a 30 minute focus group at the end of the training (3:00pm-3:30pm) for your valued feedback.
 
Registration fee: $60 (includes parking and lunch)
 
Note: This is an introductory price for this training and will change in the future.

Cancellations:
All cancellation requests must be made to admin@gabio.org / 404-221-0617 by close of business July 17, 2015 to receive a refund. No refunds will be issued after this date.

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