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PDA 279 Biotechnology: Overview of Principles, Tools, Processes and Products

Sep 30 - Oct 01, 2021
Bethesda, MD

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Overview

Please note that this training course will take place in person. Please read our COVID-19 Facility Access Rules before registering for this training course.

Biotechnology is the use of biological processes and components to provide useful products, services and tools for a variety of applications. It uses knowledge from a variety of disciplines such as molecular biology, biochemistry, chemistry, microbiology, chemical engineering and computing.

This training course is designed to provide biotechnologists and non-biotechnologists with a basic understanding of the theory, principles, techniques and potential of this rapidly moving field. Topics covered include scientific principles, overview of tools (recombinant DNA, genomics and gene arrays, proteomics, bioinformatics, etc.), biopharmaceutical product development, biomanufacturing strategies (protein expression, fermentation, cell culture, downstream processing and purification), and types of products and their applications in medicine. The training course format includes a combination of lecture with interactive group discussions.

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PDA Biopharmaceuticals Training Courses

Agenda

  • Training courses generally run from 8:30 to 16:00 each day. Breakfast will not be provided, but lunch will be provided.

Trainers

Antonio Moreira
Antonio Moreira
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Additional Information

  • Learning Objectives

    Learning Objectives

    1. Define biotechnology, current applications of biotechnology and its products in the biopharmaceutical industry
    2. Discuss the fundamental tools and how they are used in biotechnology
    3. Explain the biopharmaceutical product and process development steps
    4. Describe the key steps in typical biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes
  • Who Should Attend

    Who Should Attend

    This training course is intended for professionals who want to improve their scientific knowledge of biotechnology processes.

    Departments
    Quality Control, Engineering, Quality Assurance Operations, Research and Development, Validation

    Roles
    Specialist, Supervisor, Engineer, Scientist

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PDA Training and Research Institute

4350 East West Highway, Suite 110
Bethesda, MD

How to Get Here

By Air

The Washington/Bethesda area is serviced by the following airports: Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), and Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI).

By Car

There is a parking garage located at the training course location. The fee is $12/day. Please do not leave your car in the parking garage past 6:00 p.m. as both the building and parking garage access doors are locked.

Other Options

Metro – Ride the Red Line of the Metro and depart at Bethesda station. It is a 5-minute walk from Bethesda station to the training course location.

Amtrak – Ride Amtrak and depart at Union Station. From Union Station, ride the Red Line of the Metro and depart at Bethesda station. It is a 5-minute walk from Bethesda station to the training course location.

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Registration Fees

Early Registration
Registration Type Price By August 16, 2021
Member $1,799
Non-member $2,159
Gov't/Health Auth./Academic* $1,399
Regular Registration
Registration Type Price After August 16, 2021
Member $1,999
Non-member $2,399
Gov't/Health Auth./Academic* $1,399

* For this member type or discount, online registration is not available, please contact [email protected].

Group Registration Discount: Register 3 people from the same organization as a group (at the same time) for the event and receive the 4th registration free. Other discounts cannot be applied.

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