• UW-Madison and BiotechnologyWorld-Class Research and Education
  • Alumni Perspectives VideosM.S. in Biotechnology alumni in their own words.
  • I wanted a program with meaning and value.Kim Hartz, Class of 2010
    Clinical Research Consultant, Hartz Consulting
  • I needed this program to be a game changer—and it was.Chuck Dokken, Class of 2009
    Director of Sales, Genomic Healthcare Innovations
  • Biotechnology is the future—and I'm prepared for it.Sridevi Kameswaran, Class of 2011
    Pharmacist, Walmart Pharmacy
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This Week at a Glance

Year I: Biotechnology Operations
Session 6: BioManufacturing  Overview of Validation; Managing Non-FDA Compliance; Follow-on Protein Products (FOPP  Biosimilars / Biogenerics); and Phase I Clinical Study Design and Implementation  A Case Study
Thursday, April 24, (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
and Friday morning (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Location: Conf. Room 50, MG&E Building, University Research Park

Faculty Instructors: Ed Elder, Ph.D. and John Centanni, M.S.

The primary objectives of this session are to review the essential elements of validation in biomanufacturing, to understand how to manage non-FDA compliance issues, to appreciate regulatory and scientific issues associated with the development, characterization, and registration of follow-on protein products (FOPP  Biosimilars / Biogenerics); and to more fully appreciate the complexity of the design and conduct of Phase I clinical studies.

Featured Speaker

  • Mary Westrick, PhD
    Vice President, U.S. Phase I
    Topic: Phase I Clinical Study Design and Implementation  A Case Study
Year I: Molecular Technologies II
Session 6a & 6b: Scientific Poster Presentations
Friday, April 25, (2:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
and Saturday morning (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Location: BioPharmaceutical Technology Center Institute lab

Faculty Instructors: Natalie Betz, Ph.D. and Eric Vincent, Ph.D.

In Session 6a, students will deliver poster presentations on their assigned special topics. Students will be divided into groups of 2 and assigned a topic for the poster session, with one-half of the presentations taking place during Session 6a and the remainder during Session 6b.

In Session 6b, students will deliver poster presentations on their assigned special topics. In addition, during both poster sessions students will be required to complete a worksheet that includes two questions from each presented poster. Completed worksheets will be handed in at the end of class and required for an assignment grade.

2014 Commencement Information

Honoring: The Class of 2014
When: Friday, May 16, 2014 at 6:00 P.M.
Where: The Biopharmaceutical Technology Center Institute (BTCI)

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Question about the degree?
Contact Kurt

Kurt Zimmerman
Phone: (608) 262-0685
Contact Kurt Zimmerman, Director, M.S. in Biotechnology Program, UW-Madison

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Lynn Schroeder
Program Manager
Phone: (608) 262-9753
Contact Lynn Schroeder, Program Manager, M.S. in Biotechnology Program, UW-Madison