Student, Community, and Corporate Engagement

Preparing future leaders

  • 54 students completed fermentation projects
  • 2 co-op students, 5 interns, and several volunteers have worked in the facility
  • 2 student learning modules created; 8 more are under development for the fall
  • 75 students joined in the inaugural student organization
2019 SIB student leadership

Facilitating corporate and community outreach

  • 50 high-school students from New York visited, and the Discovery Space middle school camp will visit the facility this August
  • Over 200 Penn State students toured the facility and shadowed other students
  • 6 companies are conducting early stage development research
  • 1st biotechnology seminar set for fall 2019
View of the lab from outside