Biotech 101 for Non-Scientists

Tuesday, December 17 – Wednesday, December 18 2013
9:00 am – 4:30 pm

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Location: MassBio offices 300 Tech Square 8th floor Cambridge MA 02139

Are you new to the life sciences Industry? Do you need to have a better understanding of the science and technology driving the industry? Biotech 101 is a course designed specifically for the non-scientists. The program covers two days of biotechnology information for non-science professionals who may be working on looking to work within a sciece-based industry.   

Class Topics Include:

  • Biotechnology Industry Overview
  • Biology – Basic Concepts
  • Life’s Building Blocks: DNA - RNA - Protein
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Genomics
  • Proteomics
  • Diagnostics
  • Small Molecules
  • Biologics
  • Biosimilars & Biobetters
  • Stem Cells 
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biomanufacturing 
  • Drug Development: from Discovery to Clinical Trials
  • Terminology

Target Audience:

  • Professionals from all sectors of the biotech, pharma, and life sciences industries, including: sales, marketing, HR, legal, manufacturing, business development, finance, management, government relations, IT, safety, tech transfer
  • Policy makers, lobbyists, attorneys
  • Venture capitalists, angel investors, banks, analysts, financial managers
  • Insurance brokers, real estate professionals
  • Consultants, public relations specialists, journalists
  • University administrators, research institute support staff

A reference guide containing all of the material used in the presentation along with a  glossary of biotech terms will be given to each participant.  Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.


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