The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.
Zach Brukley, a non-traditional student at Henry Ford Community College, credits his new career as a biotech scientist to the Biotechnology Program at HFCC, where he discovered the program working as a custodian.
RetroSense Therapeutics, a biotechnology company dedicated to developing gene therapy approaches to vision restoration, announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a Notice of Allowance for U.S. patent application (No. 12,299,574), which broadly covers methods of restoring visual responses with a variety of optogenetic compounds.
This summer, Lawrence Technological University will hold more than 20 enrichment camps to introduce high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to topics that could lead to a college major or a career.
MichBio, the state’s biotechnology industry association, and KnowledgeWatch, an aggregator of Web content, announced the formation of a strategic alliance to develop “miBio NewsWatch,” a news and information gathering channel for Michigan biosciences companies.
The first students to earn an associate degree in biotechnology received their degrees in August from Henry Ford Community College.
The official groundbreaking ceremony for the Henry Ford Community College’s new Science Center is Friday, April 1, at 3 p.m. HFCC officials say the event is another critical step in Henry Ford’s advancement as a place of research and learning, as well as an organization dedicated to the economic development of southeast Michigan.
MichBio, the industry association for biosciences in Michigan, announced that Michigan’s ‘Dean of Innovation,’ Jeff DeGraff, will be the keynote speaker at its Annual Meeting & Showcase on April 18 at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth.