Learn about the program's unique curriculum, world-class faculty and convenient schedule. In just two years, you can earn your degree while still working full-time.
Richard Moss, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Basic Research, Biotechnology and Graduate Studies
Executive Director and Co-founder, M.S. in Biotechnology Program
Kurt Zimmerman, M.S.
Director, Industry Engagement, SMPH
Director, Master of Science in Biotechnology Program
Natalie Betz, Ph.D.
Associate Director and Faculty Instructor, Master of Science in Biotechnology Program
Bryan Husk, M.A.
Assistant Director, Master of Science in Biotechnology Program
Michele Smith, MS SCT(ASCP)
Program Manager, Master of Science in Biotechnology Program
The Master of Science of Biotechnology Program brings together the expertise of the University of Wisconsin's world-class faculty, and the applied experience of the region's most successful biotechnology leaders from private industry.
Colleen Adams, MTSC
Director, Regulatory Affairs
Natalie Betz, Ph.D.
Associate Director and Faculty Instructor
Master of Science in Biotechnology
Dave Lewis, Ph.D.
Chief Scientific Officer (former)
Jessica Martin Eckerly, M.B.A., M.S.
CEO and Co-Founder
Michelle Venturini, M.B.A., SPHR
Scott Wildman, Ph.D.
UW Carbone Cancer Center
The M.S. in Biotechnology program has over 350 alumni since its first graduates in 2004.
Each year the value of the alumni network strengthens as more students graduate and grow their careers.
Alumni by Graduating Class:
A variety of career development resources are shared with our students and alumni via our private Student Intranet. Topics for career development include the following:
During the final semester of the program, the M.S. in Biotechnology aso provides a series of interactive workshops designed to help students hone and enhance critical skills for developing and managing their careers.
Whether looking for advancement within a current employer or an opportunity within a new organization, students in the program are encouraged to begin considering their career goals from the start.
Nearly all students who invest time and effort into determining their desidered career goals find their experience with the M.S. in Biotechnology program helps them realize their potential.
If you would like to explore how the M.S. in Biotechnology degree could help with your career aspirations, contact Kurt Zimmerman, Director of the M.S. in Biotechnology program.
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