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The "Great Giveaway”- Equipment & Supplies for Teachers

SCBC collects equipment and consumable supplies from local industry to be repurposed for use by regional community colleges and high schools.

Prompt pick-up is arranged by calling the SCBC Director Dr. Sandra Slivka at
619-388-7490 or e-mail sslivka@sdccd.edu. Donors are provided with a receipt and a letter releasing liability. The SCBC collects and stores materials and makes an effort to ‘match’ school needs with the donations. “Prized” or one-of-a-kind equipment is raffled. Other items are available on a first-come-first served basis. The “Great Giveaway” events are held several times a year.  Send us an e-mail to be placed on the invitation list.

   
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FOR EDUCATORS

The Amgen Foundation provides funding for high school outreach that allows teachers to implement the Amgen Biotech Experience curriculum in their classrooms. With the help of the foundation we are able to provide an outreach coordinator, loaner equipment and FREE supplies for teaching biology. Visit the Miramar Amgen Teacher Support Center (MATSC) at www.matsc.org for more information.
   

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences maintains an area devoted to FREE publications and resources for science education.http://publications.nigms.nih.gov/order/pubs_gateway.html

   

A National Advanced Technology Education Center of Excellence focused on Biotechnology and Life Sciences. http://www.bio-link.org/

   
Designing A Curriculum:  Detailed analysis by research associates at San Diego biotech companies of what it takes to work in the lab industry
   
San Diego Biotechnology Education Consortium’s site for continued exploration of biotech resources. http://www.sdbiotechcareers.org/index.html
   

SDBN was founded to provide high quality, face to face networking for Biotech professionals in the greater San Diego area.
http://sdbn.org
   

To locate a California Biotechnology Center near you, please visit the CalBiotechCareers.org site.
http://www.calbiotechcareers.org/

   

Open to the public, SABPA is known for its great seminars and other events that are offered at very reasonable prices.  Great for networking and expanding your horizons.
http://sabpa.org

   
   
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FOR JOB SEEKERS

Professional Organizations
 

SDBN was founded to provide high quality, face to face networking for Biotech professionals in the greater San Diego area.
http://sdbn.org

 

To locate a California Biotechnology Center near you, please visit the CalBiotechCareers.org site.
http://www.calbiotechcareers.org/
 

AWIS is a national organization dedicated to achieving equity and full participation of women in science, mathematics, engineering and technology.
http://www.sdawis.org

 
Job Search Tools
 


https://sandiegocraigslist.org

 

www.monster.com
 

www.biospace.com
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For more information, contact:
Sandra Slivka, PhD Director, SCBC @ San Diego Miramar College
10440 Black Mountain Road San Diego, CA 92126
(619) 388-7490 | sslivka@sdccd.edu

The Southern California Biotechnology Center is part of the California Community Colleges “Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy” program. We support industry responsive, regional life sciences/biotechnology training programs that produce employable individuals with in-demand skills and the ability to adapt to a dynamic industry.
For more information, please visit CalBiotechCareers.org.

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