Summer of Nanopore Sequencing 2024

A Practical Workshop for Bioscience Educators

Spelman College
350 Spelman Lane S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314

Arecibo C3 STEM Center
Arecibo, PR 00612

Skyline College
3300 College Drive
San Bruno, CA 94066

DNA Learning Center NYC at City Tech
62 Tillary Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

University of Hawaii at Mānoa
2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822

Granite Technical Institute
2500 South State St
South Salt Lake, UT 84115

Natural History Museum of Utah
301 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

James Madison University
800 S. Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Supported by grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes of Health (NIH):
  • NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (#1821657, #2216349)
  • NSF Advanced Technological Education (#1901984)
  • NSF Arecibo Center for STEM Education and Research (#2321729)
  • NIH Science Education Partnership Award (#5R25GM137355). Equipment and supplies provided by Oxford Nanopore.

May 15-17, 2024 - Spelman College, Atlanta, GA
May 29-31, 2024 - Arecibo C3 STEM Center, Arecibo, PR
June 10-12, 2024 - Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
June 17-19, 2024 - DNALC NYC, Brooklyn, NY
June 18-20, 2024 - University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI
June 20-22, 2024 - Granite Technical Institute & Natural History Museum of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
June 24-26, 2024 - James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

Selection of workshop participants is competitive and based upon an applicant's potential to integrate workshop content into their teaching and by proximity of participants to the selected workshop location.

In case the workshop is full, you may provide a second choice:
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Selection Criterion 1: Professional Qualifications and Teaching Experience

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Selection Criterion 2: Implementation

Briefly describe why you are interested in attending this workshop:
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