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  • UW-Madison and BiotechnologyA Global Leader in a Growing Field
  • Information Open HouseAttend our Open House Tuesday, November 11th at 6:00 P.M.
  • Alumni Perspectives VideosHear M.S. in Biotechnology alumni in their own words.
  • Alumni Case Study: Kim Hartz, Class of 2010"I wanted a program with meaning and value."
  • Alumni Case Study: Chuck Dokken, Class of 2009"I wanted this program to be a game changer for me—and it was."
  • Alumni Case Study: Sridevi Kameswaran, Class of 2011"Biotechnology is the future—and I'm prepared for it."
UW-Madison and Biotechnology1 Information Open House2 Alumni Perspectives Videos3 Alumni Case Study: Kim Hartz, Class of 20104 Alumni Case Study: Chuck Dokken, Class of 20095 Alumni Case Study: Sridevi Kameswaran, Class of 20116

A program as unique as you are.

The Master of Science in Biotechnology offers:

  • A curriculum like no other that integrates topics in science, business and law
  • Powerful skills that bring the "big picture" of life science product development into clear focus
  • Exclusive evening/weekend courses allowing you to work full-time while enrolled, and
  • A completed degree in less than two years

What's Being Taught This Week?

Year I: Biotechnology Regulation and Ethics
Session 4: FDA Regulation of Biotechnology III
Saturday, October 25, (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Location: Conf. Room 50, MG&E Building, University Research Park

Faculty Instructor: Dr. Pilar Ossorio, Professor of Law and Bioethics, UW-Madison

Students will become familiar with the range of FDA regulatory approval processes and some policies affecting the development and deployment of biotechnology. This session will emphasize medical device approvals.

Year II: Early Drug Discovery
Vaccines, Drug Delivery
Thursday, October 30, (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 Instructor: Hansi Dean, Ph.D.

After completing the session the student will be able to understand mechanisms of action of prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines, and types of immune responses that can be generated, describe the difference between vaccines and drugs in terms of composition and mechanism of action, understand the approach used to determine delivery requirements for a drug for a specific indication.

Featured Speaker

  • Glen Kwon, PhD
    Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy, UW-Madison
    Topic: Drug Delivery

Event Announcement

Information Open House for Admission
6:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
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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