Bridging the Gap 2017 STEM Education Conference Highlights & Photos

Jan 9 2018

Nearly 500 people from 70 North Carolina counties and nine states attended NCABR’s sixth annual Bridging the Gap: Uniting North Carolina K-16 STEM Education conference Oct. 24-25 in Raleigh. To view conference photos, click here. STEM Education Awards At the 2017 conference, NCABR presented its Distinguished Teaching Award in STEM Education to three North Carolina K-16 educators. […]

NCABR Brings IACUC Training to North Carolina

May 31 2017

NCABR held its two-day IACUC 2017 training conference – in collaboration with expert speakers from throughout its membership and the nation – on May 4-5 at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center in Research Triangle Park. The program, which addressed topics such as regulatory burden, training and competency assessment and the interface of IACUCs and experimental […]

Teacher Workshop Highlighting NIEHS, MIT Partnership Draws Record Number of Applicants

May 31 2017

For the past 23 years, NCABR has partnered with its membership to host one-day K-12 teacher professional development workshops on hot topics relating to bioscience research and careers. While it is common for most all of the programs in the annual Rx for Science Literacy workshop series to draw 22-25 participants and as many people […]

Call for Presenters, Posters Underway for 2017 NCABR STEM Ed Conference

May 31 2017

NCABR is accepting applications for session presenters and poster presenters for the 2017 Bridging the Gap K-16 STEM education conference, which will be held October 24-25 at the North Carolina State University McKimmon Conference & Training Center in Raleigh. STEM stakeholders, including K-12 educators and administrators, higher education faculty and students, and those representing nonprofit […]

Call for Submissions for NCABR K-16 STEM Teaching Award

Dec 19 2016

The following applies to the Bridging the Gap conference to be held on October 24-25, 2017. SUMMARY The North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research bestows its Distinguished Teaching Award in STEM Education to one or more recipients in the field of K–16 STEM education each year. The awards are designed to recognize educators at the elementary, middle […]

Bridging the Gap STEM Education Conference

Dec 9 2016

To view conference photos, click here. More than 400 people from 53 North Carolina counties and five states attended NCABR’s fifth annual Bridging the Gap: Uniting North Carolina K-16 STEM Education conference Oct. 25-26 in Raleigh. Inaugural STEM Education Awards At the 2016 conference, NCABR bestowed its first-ever Distinguished Teaching Award in STEM Education to two […]

Annual Board of Directors Meeting (cont.)

Jul 22 2016

The North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research announces the appointment of 12 members to its Board of Directors, all unanimously approved at the June 15 annual meeting at Duke University. Newly Elected Board Members (three-year terms): Dr. Mladen Vouk, Department Head and Distinguished Professor, Department of Computer Science; Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Development; Director, […]

Recent Activities: Three I’s & Biosecurity Conference

Apr 18 2016

More than 135 researchers, security professionals and others attended NCABR’s Three I’s & Biosecurity conference, held April 13-15 in Chapel Hill, in partnership with the Massachusetts Society for Medical Research, the FBI Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate and PRIM&R. The audience represented 61 public and private universities, government, nonprofit research and bioscience institutions from 26 […]

Bridging the Gap 2015

Jan 12 2016

Media coverage, extensive NIH participation mark fourth annual NCABR STEM conference NCABR’s fourth annual Bridging the Gap: Uniting North Carolina K-16 STEM Education conference attracted media attention and included extensive participation from NIH – both firsts for the program series. The conference, held October 27-28 at the McKimmon Conference and Training Center in Raleigh, drew 377 […]

Upcoming Programs: Three I’s & Biosecurity Conference

Jan 12 2016

“Creating Connections, Sharing Solutions, Building Strategies” are all components of the Three I’s & Biosecurity conference that will be held April 13-15 at the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill. The event will address the emerging and complex challenges that touch the IACUC, IBC and IRB communities — issues relating to nanotechnology, CRISPR technology, importing/exporting and […]

Upcoming Programs: FoodMASTER

Jan 12 2016

Using food as a tool to teach hands-on, minds-on science to 7th and 8th graders is the focus of the FoodMASTER Middle Science Rx for Science Literacy teacher training workshop Feb. 26 at the Laupus Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. The workshop runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rx for Science Literacy has partnered with FoodMASTER, […]

Upcoming Programs: Evolution & Medicine

Jan 12 2016

An Rx for Science Literacy workshop in March will introduce teachers in grades 9-12 to a curriculum that allows students to explore evolutionary principles and learn how evolution informs human health, biomedical problems and disease treatment. The Evolution & Medicine workshop is March 1, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Duke University’s Hock Plaza Auditorium. Click […]

Recent Activities

Jan 12 2016

In addition to the Bridging the Gap conference, NCABR has been involved in a number of activities in recent months involving companies, academic institutions, teachers, nonprofits and others to provide opportunities to improve science literacy and STEM education in North Carolina. Healthy Children-Healthy World Nineteen teachers participated in The Healthy Children-Healthy World Rx for Science […]