asq logoOnline CQIA (Certified Quality Improvement Associate) Preparation Courses at Irvine Valley College 

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The Pasadena Biocollaborative Incubator has a long standing relationship with area high schools and colleges.  They provide a hands-on, real life lab experience for students and interns during their periodic Student Workdays.  To see a sampling of activities, please click the image below:


waste water recycling LOS ANGELES AREA COLLEGE EARNS TOP 10 HONORS IN NSF CHALLENGE (posted 5/03/18)  Congratulations to LA Mission College’s biotechnology students (and instructors!) for placing among the top 10 finalists in the NSF (National Science Foundation) event “Community College Innovation Challenge.”  The student project uses bacteria in an innovative microbial fuel cell configuration to treat wastewater and produce energy.

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The issue of homeless and hungry students is especially relevant to programs that teach career skills like biotech, chem tech and biomanufacturing.  It isn’t unusual for an instructor to be aware that one or more

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Sprouts gives free food to San Diego students

Supply Chain Scholarship Students Visit Pfizer, San Diego

The Supply Chain Experience Scholarship benefits STEM and MLT students in San Diego Country.  Students who can demonstrate a financial need by qualifying for a California Promise (BOG) waiver or who receive GI Bill benefits are eligible to apply. 

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BEST (Biotechnology Employment Skills Training) WORKSHOPS

The BEST Workshops are designed to refresh and expand lab skills critical to employment.  Participants range from post-grads needing hands-on experience to upskilling current employees to students who want an expanded range of skills.

For information on these workshops, please contact Sandra Slivka

 SUMMER SCIENCE EXPERIENCE FOR STUDENTS ENTERING GRADES 5-8  provides a five-day in-lab experience taught by Miramar College’s expert science faculty.  For information on this program, please contact Rebecca Bowers-Gentry 

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Ohlone College 2018 LAB program for High School Students

“Carrying on the theme of pigments, they also tie-dyed their shirts – a colorful outcome!

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Ohlone Summer Bridge Program Agar Art