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Biotechnology Professionals talk about their experiences in community college biotech programs

Biotechnology Professionals talk about their experiences in community college biotech programs

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  • 1. Welcome to the Community College Program DayBIO 2011Washington D.C.<br />
  • 2. Faces of Success 2011<br />Community and Technical College Biotech Program<br />Graduates at Work<br />Greetings<br />Lori Lindburg, Director, BayBio Institute<br />Moderators<br />Elaine Johnson, Director, Bio-Link<br />Jo-Anne Hongo, Senior Scientific Manager, Genentech, Inc.<br />
  • 3. Our Panelists<br /><ul><li> David Haddad, Millenium
  • 4. Great Bay Community College
  • 5. Angie Yee, Genentech
  • 6. City College of San Francisco
  • 7. Trisha Castillo, St. Edward’s Forensics Science Program
  • 8. Austin Community College
  • 9. Aziz Ahmad, Forsyth Technical Community College
  • 10. Forsyth Technical Community College
  • 11. Tori Barron, Life Technologies
  • 12. Madison Technical Community College</li></ul>Closing remarks - Lori Lindburg, Director, BayBio Institute<br />
  • 13. David Haddad<br />Lab Assistant<br />Graduated From Great Bay Community College<br />Formerly NHCTC<br />Faces of Success<br />Bio Conference<br />Washington, D.C.<br />26Jun2011<br />© 2008 Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company<br />
  • 14. Education<br />High School<br />Advanced Math and Chemistry<br />Took Microbiology through Project Running Start<br />Jobs at College<br />Tutor: Chemistry, Biology, and Biotech Research<br />Lab Aid: Chemistry<br />Internship<br />Worked over summer developing fake DNA fingerprinting kit using plasmids<br />Received Associates Degree in Biotechnology in 2007<br />
  • 15. Responsibilities in Lab Ops<br />Media Prep<br />Preparing Solutions<br />Stocking Shelves<br />Cell Culture Support<br />Stocking Labs<br />Working with vendors to get supplies<br />Assisting with research as time allows<br />
  • 16. Future Plans<br />Get my Bachelors degree at Harvard Extension School in 2013<br />Transfer to a research position in Millennium<br />Get a graduate degree<br />
  • 17. Giving Back<br />Giving Talks<br />Panel discussions, job fair, conferences<br />Lab Supply Donations<br />Acacia in Kenya, Great Bay, LHS, Lexington<br />Digits<br />Promoting STEM education<br />
  • 18. Angie Yee<br />Faces of Success 2011<br />Washington, DC<br />
  • 19. My Journey<br />
  • 20. My Current Position<br />Goal - to develop potentially therapeutic antibodies<br />Immunization<br />Immunization<br /><br />Fusion <br /><br />Fusion<br />Screening<br /><br />Clone Expansion<br /><br />Subclone Screening<br /><br />Purification<br /><br />Characterize<br />
  • 21. Paying It Forward<br />
  • 22. Questions?<br />yee.angie@gene.com<br />
  • 23. Trisha Castillo<br />Austin Community College<br />
  • 24. Background Information <br />Parent at a Young Age<br />Got My GED<br />Counselor at ACC Led Me to the Biotech Program<br />Tough Program But One that Could Lead to A Career<br />
  • 25. Present Situation<br />Presently in my Senior year in St. Edward’s Forensics Science Program<br />http://www.stedwards.edu/academics/bachelors/forensicscience<br />Goal: A B.S. in Forensic Science<br />
  • 26. Dreams and Aspirations<br />A Job in a Forensic or a Drug Analysis Laboratory<br />Provide a Better Life for Myself and my Children<br />
  • 27. How Do You Give Back<br />Helped with the Installation of a New Lab<br />Helped with the Development of Protocols<br />Initiated the Development of a Articulation Agreement with St. Edward’s Forensic Science Program<br />Helping to Develop Laboratory Experiences for Biotechnology Students in the Area of Forensics<br />
  • 28. Aziz Ahmad, MD Forsyth Technical Community College (ForsythTech), Winston-Salem, NC Sandhills Community College (SCC), Pinehurst, NC Spring 2011-Instructor ForsythTech Self-Employed <br />
  • 29. About Myself:<br /><ul><li>Education: MD, Kabul, Afghanistan</li></ul> Biotechnology, ForsythTech CC<br /><ul><li>Work: 28 yrs, Duke University Medical Center
  • 30. Retired: November 2007 to pursue 2nd career
  • 31. How did I learn about Forsyth Tech?
  • 32. Personal curiosity
  • 33. References from friends who work in the community college system
  • 34. Online searches
  • 35. Visits to different community colleges</li></ul> 1. Each community college has a specific biotech focus<br /> 2. ForsythTechis part of the National Center for Biotechnology Workforce & BioNetwork<br /><ul><li>Tenacity</li></li></ul><li>Currently:<br />Spring 2011 Instructor, Anatomy and Physiology, ForsythTech<br />As an instructor I would like to:<br />Improve my teaching skills<br />Work toward a better understanding of students and their needs<br />Find ways to motivate students<br />Participate in selection of textbooks <br />Facilitate the learning process through:<br />Improvement of student labs<br />Awareness of lab difficulties<br />Understanding the importance of the lab<br />Importance of reading and studying the textbook (students not just dependent upon lectures)<br />
  • 36. My Educational Dream:<br /><ul><li>To create basic research training for undergraduate students to prepare</li></ul>them to become future researchers <br />My Dream:<br /><ul><li>Accomplish research in a novel optical drug delivery system</li></li></ul><li> Presently:<br /><ul><li>Teach Anatomy & Physiology
  • 37. Participate in NC COIN
  • 38. Attend Biotech meetings
  • 39. Work on personal research </li></li></ul><li>Tori Barron, MS<br />Staff Scientist<br />Life technologies<br />Faces of Success<br />
  • 40. Madison Area Technical CollegeEducation<br />Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Biotechnology – 2002-2003 <br />Basic Lab Methods<br />Molecular Biology I & II<br />Biochemistry<br />Bioprocessing<br />Chromatography<br />
  • 41. Life TechnologiesPrimary and Stem Cell Systems <br />Human Embryonic Stem Cells<br /><ul><li>Culture of human embryonic stem cells (hES) and induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS)
  • 42. Differentiation of hES cells to neural stem cells, astrocyte progenitors, and astrocytes
  • 43. GOAL = Cell therapy for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
  • 44. inject progenitors into rat models of ALS
  • 45. test safety and efficacy
  • 46. provide proof-of-principle
  • 47. lay the groundwork for human clinical trials within five years</li></ul>Invitrogen.com<br />Human Astrocytes<br />Abcam<br />
  • 48. Madison Area Technical CollegeHuman Embryonic Stem Cell Culture Methods<br /><ul><li>Part-time Instructor 2010-2011
  • 49. Develop hESCeducational curriculum (4 credit course)
  • 50. hESCculture skills
  • 51. hESC characterization experiments
  • 52. lectures on wide breadth of stem cell topics
  • 53. scientific communication skills with assignments designed around ‘real-world’ challenges in stem cell research</li></ul> <br />27<br />
  • 54. Thank You!<br />Tori.Barron@lifetech.com<br />Questions?<br />

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