BCTC Faculty Lead Genomics Workshop at Newtown Campus

Bluegrass Community and Technical College offered two, week-long Genomic Approaches in BioSciences workshops June 2-6 and June 9-13 in collaboration with the Cold Spring Harbor Dolan DNA Learning Center (DNALC). The workshops were hosted in the science laboratory at BCTC's Newtown Campus in Lexington, Ky.20140702-00

BCTC biology faculty members Keith Allen, Stephanie Stoelb, Larry Porter, and Deb Davis led activities in RNAi, bioinformatics, and DNA barcoding.

Workshop participants from across the country explored cutting-edge science tools, hands-on laboratories, bioinformatic investigations, and career development. Participants updated their pedagogy while networking with biotech leaders and colleagues. The National Science Foundation, Division of Undergraduate Education's Advanced Technological Education (NSF-ATE) program funded all instruction, workshop materials, meals/refreshments, and a stipend of $200.