Tue, 7 October 2008
Bio-Link is an Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Center for Biotechnology that originated in late 1998 with a grant from the National Science Foundation. The Center is located on the campus of City College of San Francisco with office space at the University of California, San Francisco. Regional Bio-Link Centers across the country are located in Seattle, WA; San Diego, CA; San Francisco, CA; Austin, TX; Madison, WI; Graham, NC; and Portsmouth, NH.
At the SAME-TEC conference
this past July, I had the opportunity to interview Bio-Link Director Dr
Elaine Johnson. In the interview Elaine discusses the work the Bio-Link
Center and Regional Centers are doing to bring students the knowledge and skills essential to the field
as well as the ability to continue with more advanced education in
math, science and engineering.
undergraduate background is in Microbiology so I've always had an
interest in biotechnology and related fields. If you are faculty and
considering starting a biotechnology program or maybe a student
thinking about a biotechnology career, you will find her interview very