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Science of Biotech 101 (June 2021)

Member Rate applies for MassBio Member Company, Other State Bioscience Association Member Company, MassCONNECT Company, or Unemployed Individual

Science of Biotech 101 is designed for the non-scientist. The class acts as a survey of the basic biological processes that are foundational to the biopharma and life sciences industry. Participants will apply their new understanding of basic cell and molecular biology to the work of life sciences companies that research and develop therapies and products to improve lives, enhance agriculture, and decrease the dependence on fossil fuels.

Monday, June 7th, 2021 9:00-11:30 AM EST
Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 9:00-11:30 AM EST
Friday, June 11th, 2021 9:00-11:30 AM EST

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

Kelly Conn, PhD
Associate Teaching Professor, Northeastern University
Dr. Kelly J. Conn is a Teaching Professor within the Graduate School of Education at Northeastern University. Dr. Conn earned her BS in Cell Biology at the University of Kansas and her Ph.D. from Boston University School of Medicine. After completing post-doctoral training in Neuroscience, Dr. Conn ran a Parkinson’s research laboratory for several years as an Assistant Research Professor at Boston University. Dr. Conn joined Northeastern University in 2010 where she works to support STEM education through her work within the Doctor of Education program and Northeastern University’s Network for Experiential Teaching and Learning—NExT. Most recently, Dr. Conn has designed and oversees the curriculum for a Graduate Certificate in Experiential Teaching and Learning and serves as Faculty Lead of the Learning and Instruction MEd program.


June 7, 2021, 9:00 am, 2021
June 11, 2021, 11:15 am




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