Life Science Careers

Biotech Primer


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BioBasics: Biotech for the Non-Scientist
BioBasics is a two-day, intensive course starting with a review of scientific concepts required for understanding biotechnology applications. Building on this knowledge, the course uses healthcare-specific examples to explore biologic drugs, biosimilars, personalized medicine, stem cell and regenerative medicine, culminating in drug discovery and development. Develop a working knowledge of the fundamental industry terms and applications, enabling more effective communication with colleagues and stakeholders.

Drug Development
Drug Development Primer is a two-day, intensive course focused on the regulatory, commercial and scientific considerations required to bring a drug successfully to market. Discussion points feature both small molecule and biologic products. Post-approval commercial considerations and risk management are also discussed. Numerous case studies are used to illustrate the decision-making process companies use, giving participants a working knowledge of strategic development. Learn what it takes to get a molecule from the bench into the marketplace by an industry expert who has received drug approvals in both the US and Europe

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