NWABR Volunteers Wanted
The Northwest Association for Biomedical Research is currently recruiting science mentors for the 2014 NWABRStudent Bio Expo! Student registration is underway and additional mentors are still needed. Please sign up, if interested, by taking our survey: http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07e8sqzgikhqg2ydrl/start
The Student Bio Expo is a unique science fair that engages high school students in creative ways to demonstrate their understanding of the life sciences, and that connects them to scientists and resources in the community.
Thank you very much for your help! Please contact me (or Janis Wignall at firstname.lastname@example.org) know if you have any questions about the program.
AWIS Annual Banquet and Awards
Wednesday – June 1, 2016
Tyee Yacht Club, 3229 Fairview Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98102
For online ticket purchase, click here.
Congratulations to our 2016 award recipients!
For Scientific Advancement:
Dr. Hongkui Zeng from Allen Institute
For Leadership Excellence in Biotech or Public Sector:
Dr. Erin Shellman from Zymergen
To see the online invite, click here.
Thank you to our 2016 Award Sponsors
Center for Infectious Disease Research
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Shoreline Community College Biotech summer camp for high school students – July 7-11
Registration is open – please spread the word to students and parents.
Shoreline Community College is partnering with Institute for Systems Biology to present
“Project Biotech” Summer Camp at Shoreline Community College
July 7-11, 2014 – Monday through Friday – 9am-4pm
For up-coming 9th-12th grade students
Camp Fee: $400. A limited number of financial need-based scholarships will be available.
Only 24 spots available – on a first come, first served basis! Applications are due by June 6th
NWABR’s Bio Expo Judges Needed Immediately!
NWABR’s Bio Expo promotes science literacy and creativity among high school students. Projects are presented in a variety of forms – from art, drama, or music to molecular modeling, web design or traditional scientific research. For all projects, students must research the science behind their chosen topics.
Judges are needed immediately!
Responsibilities of judges:
After April 28 – pre-judging (projects sent to you electronically)
May 8 – judges’ meeting at Amgen (attendance required, 4-6 pm)
May 22 – judging at Bio Expo, Shoreline Community College (attendance required, 8am-1pm)
Sign up NOW
Scholarship Application for 2014-2015
The undergraduate scholarship application for the 2014-2015 academic year is now available. For more information check out our Scholarships page.
2014 AWIS Award Winners
We are delighted to announce the winners of these two awards, chosen from a pool of many qualified candidates by the Awards Selection committee. We will be honoring Dr. Anna Wald and Dr. Nancy Hutchinson with the Award for Scientific Advancement and the Award for Excellence in Science Education/Outreach respectively at our fundraiser/banquet to be held in June 2014.
AWIS Award 2014 Press Release