biotechnology skills

Content related to the tag: biotechnology skills


Fri, Feb 16 2024

The first talk will address educating technicians for the emerging field of regenerative medicine. The second talk will be on the new skills database at and a game for teaching about careers, business concepts, and GLPs, and GMPs. Read more

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Fri, May 13 2022
Laboratory calculations in biotechnology

Reducing variability/increasing reproducibility is essential in biotechnology, whether one’s job is producing a biopharmaceutical product, performing research, testing samples, or any other function. At Madison Area Technical College, we teach a course in basic laboratory skills to individuals who already possess at least a BS degree in a biological science; many of the participants have advanced degrees and/or industry experience. In working with these students, we have explored how variability stealthily arises in the most basic – and often thought to be simple – procedures. In this ... Read more

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Russ Read presents data on the growing need for technicians in cell and gene therapy. This work was funded by a grant from NIIMBL through the Workforce Expansion in Biomanufacturing Emerging Technologies (WEBET) project A labor market analysis, produced through the WEBET project, can be downloaded from Visit the Cell and Gene Therapy page at to view interactive maps with links to over 247 companies working in these areas. Read more


DNA barcoding is a popular technique for undergraduate research projects.  In this webinar, Dr. Linnea Fletcher describes how this technique can be adapted for use in biotechnology education programs by incorporating principles of working in a regulated environment such as GMPs (Good ... View video

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