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  • UW-Madison and BiotechnologyA Global Leader in a Growing Field
  • 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 Alumni Perspectives Videos2 Alumni Case Study: Kim Hartz, Class of 20103 Alumni Case Study: Chuck Dokken, Class of 20094 Alumni Case Study: Sridevi Kameswaran, Class of 20115

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 Is Being Taught This Week

Year II: Business of Biotech: Commercialization Pathways
Session 2: New Venture Creation, continued, Including New Product Development and Funding Sources Panel
Friday, September 19, (1:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Location: Conf. Room 50, MG&E Building, University Research Park

Faculty Instructor: Cheryl Vickroy, MBA

The class continues instruction on the underpinnings of technology commercialization, focusing in on customer development, new product development and sources of funding.

Featured Speaker

  • Dr. Hemanth Shenoi
    Director, Business Development at Lucigen Corp.
    Topic: Fundraising for New Product Development
Year II: Molecular Technologies III
Session 2: Introduction to the Drug Discovery Process and Targets; Introduction to Kinase and P450 Enzymes and Assay Technologies; Thermo Fisher Drug Screening Service Laboratory Tour
Saturday, September 20, (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Location: Thermo Fisher (501 Charmany Drive; just east of the MG&E Innovation Center)

Faculty Instructor: Natalie Betz, Ph.D.

Featured Speakers

  • Ben Buscher
    Screening Specialist, Thermo Fischer
    Topic: Kinase and P450 Enzymes and Assay Technologies

  • Dave Lasky
    Mfg Manager, Screening Services, Thermo Fischer
    Topic: Screening Laboratory Tour and Demonstration

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