New CBB Student's "Transition States" Organization


CBB  [Students] Industry + Opportunity + Wisdom + Academia→ World

Mission Statement

Here at the CBB, we strive to provide catalysis lasting a lifetime: from student membership to employment.  Your decisions today, determine positive outcomes for tomorrow.


CBB Student's "Transition States" Organization

The CBB will create more undergraduate/graduate student, faculty, and CBB interactions. The goal is for students to take advantage of the Center’s resources and for green/established scientists to develop synergistic relationships for mutual growth. Please contact Mitch Rotman at if you are interested in becoming part of the CBB Student’s “Transition States” Organization. 



Benefits to Students:

Provides an opportunity to learn about the Biotechnology field early in their career

Networking, both internally and externally to the University

May provide programs that assist students in future endeavors

Resume builder

Job Shadowing/Mentorship possibilities 

Attend/possibly present poster at yearly CBB Conference

Expand student experiences beyond those of conventional academia

Experience of an industrial environment located here at the University

Possible funding opportunities

 Communications for various student events on campus

 Benefits to Center:

Encourages the next young scientists to have careers in Biotechnology

Furthers Center's Academic Mission

Increase Faculty involvement with Center

Increase campus-wide knowledge of Center

Pipeline for excellent UI workforce for Microbial Facility clients