The Science of Biotech (December)

December 3, 2020 9:00 AM - December 8, 2020 11:15 AM

Online Course, Link will be sent in advance of the event.

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This online course is designed for the non-scientists as a survey of the basic biological processes that are foundational to the Biopharma and life sciences industry. You will apply your new understanding of basic cell and molecular biology to the work of most life sciences companies that research and develop therapies and products that improve lives, enhance agriculture, and decrease the dependence on fossil fuels.

Session 1: 

  • Introductions 
  • Industry Overview 
  • The Raw Materials of Biotechnology: Protein and Cells
  • Industry Applications: The Raw Materials of Biotechnology: DNA

Session 2:

  • Molecular Biology: From DNA to Protein
  • Genetics: Chromosomes, Genes and Genomes
  • Industry Applications

Session 3:

  • Genetic Engineering
  • The Immune System
  • Industry Applications: Mitigating Disease
Course Schedule:
  • Thursday, December 3rd, 2020 9:00-11:30 AM  
  • Friday, December 4th, 2020 9:00-11:30 AM
  • Tuesday, December 8th, 2020 9:00-11:30 AM