Digital World Biology will participate in the AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) Community College Forum: Innovations That Prepare Students for STEM Careers meeting in San Jose CA on February 12. Todd Smith will participate in a panel on Bioinformatics Education and Undergraduate Research in the Community College." He will give an introductory presentation entitled "Workforce Needs and Bioinformatics Education"
Digital World Biology will attend the annual PAG (Plant and Animal Genomics) meeting in San Diego CA this January 11-14. We will have a poster (number P1147) entitled " Exploring the relationship between genotype and phenotype with public data and Molecule World™ on the iPad." Todd Smith will be there and will have his iPad to demo of Molecule World 2.0 and MW DNA Binding Lab™.Read more
Digital World Biology will attend the annual CAST: Science Teachers Association of Texas Meeting in Dallas TX this November 20-22. We will have a booth (number 449) and Sandra Porter has a presentation, with Jennifer Lazare, on "Connecting Educators From High School to Higher Ed to Bring Biotech to Everyone!" At the booth we will have our iPads to demo Molecule World™ 2.0 and Molecule World DNA Binding Lab™.Read more
In September, Todd M. Smith, PhD. (Digital World Biology's Head of Business Development) became an Editorial Board Member of OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology . The Journal is the only peer-reviewed forum covering all trans-disciplinary OMICS-related areas such as integrative (systems) biology and medicine from diverse specialties that include bioinformatics, computational biology, and biomedical informatics. Papers are published on data standards, meta-data, data sharing, databases, ... Read more
Digital World Biology will attend the annual ASHG (American Society of Human Genetics) meeting in San Diego CA this October 19-22. We will have a poster (number 2315S) entitled " Teaching the relationship between genotype and phenotype with public data and Molecule World™ on the iPad." Todd Smith will be there and will have his iPad to demo of Molecule World and MW DNA Binding Lab™. Perhaps a sneak peak of version 2!Read more
Digital World will attend the WSTA (Washington Science Teachers Association) meeting in Spokane WA this October 17-19. We will have our booth, iPads and demos of Molecule World and MW DNA Binding Lab. Perhaps a sneak peak of version 2! Additionally, Dr. Sandra Porter will conduct a workshop entitled "What can we learn from molecular structures?"Read more
Dr. Sandra Porter will attend the NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards) Conference/ Gene Connection 25th Year Celebration and Conference, where she will learn how schools in California are working with NGSS. The conference, hosted by BABEC (Bay Area Biotechnology Education Consortium) will be at Skyline College, 3300 College Dr. San Bruno, CA from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.Read more
Dr. Todd Smith will attend the 2014 Sequencing, Finishing and Analysis in the Future meeting this week to discuss the use of genomics and proteomics data in education. This annual meeting is attended by experts in the genomics community who gather to discuss computational tools and technologies for nucleic acid sequencing.
Smith will present a poster and discuss how Digital World Biology is working to help students make use of the vast data resources created through publicly-funded research in genomics and proteomics as described further below.Read more
This is the question that Dr. Todd Smith and others will be seeking to answer in April at the first meeting of the Research Collaboratory Network for Integrating Bioinformatics into Life Sciences Education, funded by the National Science Foundation. As the former head and CSO for Geospiza, a PerkinElmer company, Dr. Smith is continuing a long-standing Digital World Biology tradition of assisting educators by providing an industry perspective.Read more
Dr. Porter, founder of Digital World Biology, will be on-site at the 16th Annual Bio-Link Summer Fellows Forum to answer questions about Molecule World and assist instructors who plan to introduce bioinformatics in their classes.