Monday, September 13, 2010
Bioscience Essentials for Industry Professionals
This intensive course provides a focused introduction to the fundamental concepts and principles of biology, presented in the context of their relevance and application to the bioscience industry. Students develop the basic conceptual framework and vocabulary necessary to communicate effectively with technical specialists within their companies and to comprehend the basic scientific concepts in proposals, prospectuses, and market and technical assessment reports. Additionally, you explore current techniques and technologies while developing an appreciation of the process and the challenge of turning scientific discoveries into successful products.
Mary Alice Yund, Ph.D., named Honored Instructor in 2006, has more than 15 years of academic research experience in developmental genetics at UC Berkeley. She has taught genetics at UC Berkeley and California State University East Bay and genetics, developmental biology, functional genomics, and an introduction to biotechnology at UC Berkeley Extension.
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