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  • 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
UW-Madison and Biotechnology1 Alumni Perspectives Videos2 Kim Hartz, Class of 20104 Chuck Dokken, Class of 20095 Sridevi Kameswaran, Class of 20116

This Week at a Glance

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.

Year II: Business of Biotechnology: Sustaining Growth
Session 7: Advanced Dynamic Strategies
Thursday, May 1, (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Location: Conf. Room 50, MG&E Building, University Research Park

Faculty Instructor: Russell Coff, Ph.D.

In this session, we will dive deeper into the process of making decisions under significant uncertainty. In the first half, we will conduct an exercise called "Razing the Ivory Tower" that simulates some of the organizational processes linked to decision-making under uncertainty and provides additional fodder for class discussion. In the second half, we will apply those skills using a mini case on a Merck drug licensing opportunity.

Year II: Advanced Biotechnology: Global Perspectives
Session 7: Class Project Presentations  Part II
Friday, May 2, (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Location: Conf. Room 50, MG&E Building, University Research Park

Faculty Instructors: Tom Burke, Ph.D.; Natalie Betz, Ph.D. and Scott Fulton, Ph.D.

In this class half the students will give brief presentations of their research projects. Each student will have 10 minutes to present his/her work using a PowerPoint presentation.

Year II: Project Management and Leadership
Session 7: Working With The Public
Friday, May 2, (1:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Location: Conf. Room 50, MG&E Building, University Research Park

Faculty Instructor: Mike Roy, Ph.D.

Featured Speaker

  • Susan LaBelle, MBA
    Managing Director, Office of Corporate Relations, UW-Madison
    Topic: Managing Expectations and Public Perceptions

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

Question about admissions?
Contact Lynn

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