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

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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.

Upon completion of this training course, the attendee will be able to:

  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

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Early Bird Pricing

Register before 29 July 2024

Early Bird Member Price

$1,799

GovernmentMember Only

$1,399

Health AuthorityMember Only

$1,399

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$1,399

Non-Member

$2,159

Standard Pricing

Register after 29 July 2024

Standard Member Price

$1,999

GovernmentMember Only

$1,399

Health AuthorityMember Only

$1,399

AcademicMember Only

$1,399

Non-Member

$2,399

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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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