Attention life science educators!
Genetic Technologies for All Classrooms (GTAC) is an intensive professional development experience offered at HudsonAlpha that prepares science educators to address high school-level genetics, genomics and biotech content. All workshops include a five-day academy at HudsonAlpha and a package of HudsonAlpha-developed classroom kits and materials.
GTAC: National is open to all life science educators who want to take a deep dive into topics such as cancer and clinical genomics, common complex disease and agricultural genomics. Place a deposit today to reserve your seat!
GTAC: Essential Biology is open to Alabama public high school life science educators and focuses on the genetics content encountered in a General Biology course. Registration will open January 24, 2018.
GTAC: Advanced Concepts is open to Alabama public high school life science educators who want to delve more deeply into genetics content they can use in advanced life science classrooms like AP or IB Biology. Apply to attend today!
For more information about HudsonAlpha’s GTAC professional development opportunities, visit hudsonalpha.org/gtac.
Check out our professional development workshop for middle school life science educators!
At Middle School GPS, Alabama public middle school science educators will experience free one-day workshops that emphasize the genetics components of the Alabama 7th grade Life Science course of study, specifically standards 12, 13 and 14. These regional professional development workshops provide updated content knowledge and resources to support Alabama middle school life science educators.
For more information about Middle School GPS, visit hudsonalpha.org/middle-school-gps.
Attend the Genomic Medicine Conference March 6-8 on HudsonAlpha’s campus!
The Genomic Medicine Conference: Empowering Personal Health focuses on advancing knowledge in the field of genomic medicine in a clinical care setting. The interdisciplinary and international program is designed to educate a broad audience – including clinicians and scientists as well as members of the general public – about clinical whole genome sequencing (WGS) and how genomic medicine is increasingly being integrated into clinical care.
Visit genomicmedicineconference.org for more info.
Mark your calendar and save your seat early! Biotech 201 registration opens January 10.
The Biotech 201 series is a follow-on course for those who have completed Biotech 101. The course is offered each February as four weekly sessions led by Dr. Neil Lamb. Each year’s Biotech 201 explores topics in genetics and genomics research and biotechnology advances.
Visit hudsonalpha.org/biotech201 for more information.
BioTrain Internship applications open January 15
The HudsonAlpha BioTrain Internship program offers students the opportunity to connect classwork with real‐world job experience and gain skills and knowledge that will prepare them for careers in biotechnology and related fields. Summer positions are available for undergraduate through master’s level graduate students, providing experiences that range from in‐depth laboratory research to biotechnology marketing, communications and business strategy. Internships are offered through HudsonAlpha’s nonprofit research labs, educational, economic development and communications departments as well as many of the associate companies.
Questions about BioTrain Internships? Visit hudsonalpha.org/biotrain.