Weekend Workshops in Biotechnology Start June 29

Faculty from the Department of Bioscience Technologies at Thomas Jefferson University’s Jefferson School of Health Professions are offering Weekend Workshops in Biotechnology starting June 29 and running through the fall.

The workshops are designed for:

For more information and to register, contact Dr. Biswas-Fiss at esther.biswas@jefferson.edu or (215) 503-8184.

About the program

Weekend Workshops in Biotechnology include lectures, demonstrations and hands-on activities focused on the latest biotechnology topics, including:

All participants start with a two-day workshop – Introduction to Biotechnology I and II – offered on campus on two Saturdays: June 29 and July 13.

After completing that, choose from a variety of advanced courses in specialized areas, offered throughout the summer:

  1. Introduction to Biotechnology I
  2. Introduction to Biotechnology II
  3. Implementing Biotechnology in the Classroom
  4. Molecular Diagnostics I
  5. Molecular Diagnostics II
  6. Recent Advances in Immunology
  7. Agricultural Biotechnology
  8. Protein Science

All workshops are taught by experienced faculty members Esther Biswas-Fiss, MS, Ph.D. ASCP(MB) (Program Director in Biotechnology) and Dawn Curran, CT(ASCP), PBT(ASCP).

Tuition for the two-day introductory workshop is $450. Advanced workshops are $225 each. (Completion of the intro workshops is required before taking advanced workshops.) Tuition includes a binder of all presentation materials (printed in color), protocols, and required reference materials. No additional books are needed.

Contact Dr. Biswas-Fiss at esther.biswas@jefferson.edu or (215) 503-8184 for more information and to register.

Published: 06-03-2013

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