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LAB Program Resources

Bay Area Career Guides
A fantastic resource for students interested in exploring their career education opportunities at California’s 26 community colleges.
BayBio - Northern California’s Life Science Association
Event, media, and career resources for Northern California’s Life Science industry.
Biotechnology education resources for students and educators organized by region.
BioSpace: Biotechnology industry news
This site boasts job listings, career events, and daily news feeds about the biotech industry—an excellent resource for anyone who wants to keep up with the latest developments in the industry!
California Community College Biological Technologies Initiative
Contains information and resources regarding biotechnology education and training at California Community Colleges.
California Community College Biological Technologies Initiative: Job Descriptions (PDF, 8.6 MB)
Descriptions of jobs in the biotechnology industry.
Career Voyages
Contains links and information about the biotech industry for students, parents, advisors, and those looking to change careers.
National Human Genome Research Institute
Information about the institute and its activities, as well as resources for students and educators.
Genetics Home Reference
Your guide to understanding genetic conditions.
Genome programs funded by US Dept. of Energy, genomics primer
Website of the Office of Biological and Environmental Research of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science—includes educational resources for students and teachers, information on the Human Genome Project, and discussion of ethical, legal and social issues.
DNA Interactive from Cold Spring Harbor Labs
All about DNA!
Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
Introduction to the basics of genetics, information on related technology, virtual labs, genetic disorders library, and in-depth looks at genetic issues.
CA Employment Development Department—Career Information
This website directs you through a series of steps that help you determine your career interests and options in relation to your preferred lifestyle. There are also links to current news about careers, job searching and résumé tools, and many other resources regarding career opportunities in California.
Glossary of Biotechnology terms
Lookup biotechnology terms.
Biotech Life Science Dictionary
Searchable and browsable glossary contains terms associated with genetics, biochemistry, general biology, chemistry, pharmacology, toxicology and medicine.
“The PCR Song” (YouTube)
Bio-Rad music video about PCR. Sidebar links include other songs about biology and biotechnology.
Includes educational videos, resources for educators, news, and general information all about microbes.
California Statewide Career Pathways: Creating School to College Articulation
Creating a connection between high school and college courses saves students time and money, in addition to putting them ahead on the track to college. This page contains resources for students, counselors, parents, and faculty regarding implementing articulation in their schools.
Sustainable Sciences Institute
This institute is interested in addressing worldwide public health needs. The site has news, resources, programs, and information on how you can get involved.
Who Do U Want 2B?
Information about California high school and community college courses, with tools to help students explore and learn more about the many different career paths open to them. Includes stories of specific individuals and blurbs on 15 pathways too success.

LAB Program Workshop Resources

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