Master of Science in Biotechnology Program, UW-Madison

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Kurt Zimmerman, M.S.

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Kurt J. Zimmerman is Director of the Master of Science in Biotechnology Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Zimmerman teams with faculty on course development and delivery, collaborates actively with the biotechnology industry on related projects, and works with M.S. in Biotechnology students on career and academic issues.

Prior to joining the M.S. in Biotechnology, Zimmerman worked in the nationally ranked manufacturing and online programs in the College of Engineering at UW-Madison, and spent five years in a variety of roles within the UW System, including fundraising, corporate relations, government lobbying and human resources. Zimmerman began his career in Stamford, Connecticut as a fundraiser and government lobbyist.

Zimmerman is a frequent speaker on topics relating to career transitions, career management and professional communication. He is also a consultant to Fortune 500 companies on issues relating to continuing education at the graduate level.

Kurt Zimmerman
Kurt Zimmerman, M.S.
Director, Industry Engagement for the School of Medicine and Public Health
Director
Master of Science in Biotechnology

kjzimmerman@wisc.edu
(608) 262-0685 office
(608) 219-6425 cell