Dr. Sandra Porter, founder of Digital World Biology and longtime bioinformatics and biotech educator, will be speaking in the Community College Program at BIO 2014 in San Diego. Dr. Porter's talk, "Bioinformatics for Biotechnicians," will focus on the bioinformatics skills that biotechnicians need to learn.Read more
A grant from the Amgen Foundation will be funding Dr. Dina Kovarik from Digital World Biology, and Adrienne Houck from Shoreline Community College, to work together to provide high quality professional development opportunities for Washington area high school teachers over the next two years through the Amgen Biotech Experience. Teachers participating in the project work with red and green fluorescent proteins and learn about DNA extraction, cloning, and bioinformatics.
Digital World Biology announced today that it was awarded a phase I SBIR grant from the National Science Foundation. The company will use the grant funds to develop new applications and learning materials that use bioinformatics tools to help students investigate biology.Read more