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BioscienceIndustryFellowshipProject
NSF ATE DUE #1304010
Russ Read, Principal Investigator
DeniseSchweizer, Co-Investigator
Allison Nestor, Research Assistant
Mary Flournoy, Staff Assistant
To apply visit:
www.biotechworkforce.org
Contact Information:
Russ Read, rread@bionetwork.org, rread@forsythtech.edu
Denise Schweizer, denise.Schweizer@rccc.edu
Allison Nestor, anestor@forsythtech.edu
Mary Flournoy, mflournoy@forsythtech.edu
 
What: A Unique Biosciences Industry Fellows Program
This program runs for the month of June based out of the
National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce, Forsyth Tech,
Winston - Salem, NC
Its a professional development program that delivers both
hands-on skills and immersion into the industry
In turn as a Fellow, you have an obligation to share your
learning and experience with your colleagues at your college.
Objectives:
Instigate Professional Development between participants and
Industry Partners
Import experiences to contextualize curriculum
Familiarize with hand-on labs that are relevant to industry
Provide shadowing experiences
Capture and disseminate the experience
Deliverables:
Understand the industry and potential for jobs
Produce innovative learning contextualized modules
Produce team presentations that cover the scope of the month
experience
Video guest speakers, interviews with the Fellows and retain
experimental protocols
BIFP Fellows attend professional workshops and show case
their experience at local, regional and national conferences
To date we have run three BIFPs
2014 - 10 Fellows from 6 states
2015 - 8 Fellows from 4 states
2016- 8 Fellows from 3 states and 1
International Observer
Year 4 - June 2017:
What: Bioscience Industry Fellows Program
Where: Based in Winston - Salem NC
When: June 5
th
-29
th
, 2017
For Whom: 10-12 US based educational professionals
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3VL2N32
To apply for 2017:
www.biotechworkforce.org
Contact Information:
Russ Read,
rread@bionetwork.org;
rread@forsythtech.edu
Denise Schweizer,
denise.schweizer@rccc.edu
Allison Nestor,
anestor@forsythtech.edu
Mary Flournoy,
mflournoy@forsythtech.edu
Bioscience “Boot Camps”
Forsyth Technical Community College
Rowan Cabarrus Community College
Wake Technical Community College-
Bionetwork Capstone Center
Alamance Community College
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community
College