Penn State Hershey Medical Center
500 University Dr.
Hershey, PA 17033
College of Medicine
July 25 - 27, 2018
Hershey, Pennsylvania - Professional Development Workshop at Penn State Hershey Medical Center
Lead Instructors: Dr. Patricia Silveyra, Lauren Chiota
BioBuilder Summer 3-day workshops prepare educators to bring biological engineering and synthetic biology into their classrooms and laboratories, including:
~Lectures that connect the science, technology, engineering, and math aspects of these fields.
~Labs and classroom activities taught from the online BioBuilder.org resource and the BioBuilder textbook published by O’Reilly.
~Discussion with members of the university research community.
~Activities that address human practice questions such as the safety, security, economics and wisdom of engineering novel biological systems.
~Activities that address the nuts and bolts of running a BioBuilderClub or iGEM team.
~Attendees receive a copy of the BioBuilder textbook, all workshop classroom materials in ready to use formats, lunch each day, and a certificate of completion.