Protein Is Cash 2011

July, 2011



2011 LAB MANUAL (Click to Download)


March 19th Hillsborough CC at Brandon, FL
March 21-24th Hudson Valley CC at Troy, NY
June 13-17th Houston CC at Houston, TX
June 27-July 1st Middlesex CC at Edison, NJ
July 18-22nd Bluegrass CTC at Lexingotn, KY
August 8-12th Middlesex CC at Lowell, MA
August 15-19th The CC of Baltimore County at Catonsville, MD

Day One ~ Facilities and Metrology
Power Point Overview:     So, What Is Biomanufacturing?
Power Point Laboratory:     Metrology Instrumentation and Its Limits
Power Point Laboratory:     Pipette Calibration
Video:     Mike Cicio, Bench Top to Bottle
Article 1:     Biotech Set To Dominate Drug Industry Growth, Evaluate Pharma, June 17, 2009 
Article 2:     Biotech, The Community Way, Nature, Volume 458, March 2009

Day Two ~ Transformation and Upstream Processing
Power Point Overview:     Discovery Research and Cell Culture
Power Point Laboratory:     Transformation and Production
Video:     Tim Charlebois, Technology and Opportunities in Mammalian Cell Culture
Article 1:     Arnold Demain, Microbial Biotechnology
Article 2:     Arnold Demain, Small Bugs Big Business: The Economic Power of the Microbe
Article 3:     Tilman Gerngross, Therapeutics in Yeast
Article 4:     GlycoFi, Scientists Report Full Humanization of Yeast Glycosylation Pathway
Article 5:     Florian M Wurm, Therapeutics in Animal Cells
Article 6:     Ian Freshney, Culture of Animal Cells - Scale Up
Article 7:     Kristof De Schutter et al, Genome sequence of the recombinant protein production host Pichia pastoris
Article 8:     A. Varki et al, Essentials of glycobiology
Image 1:     Pichia pastoris
Image 2:     Escherichia coli
Image 3:     CHO Cells
Animation:     Inner Life of the Cell

Day Three ~ Downstream Processing
Power Point Overview:     Downstream Processing in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing
Power Point Laboratory:     Introduction to GFP Chromatography
Virtual Laboratory:     Virtual Chromatography Laboratory (to login enter your email address and the password: teachbio)
Article 1:     GFP The green fluorescent protein: discovery, expression and development (Nobel Address 2008)
Article 2:     Purification by Liquid Chromatography
Animation:     Column Chromatography
Order Free Poster:     Fluorescent Proteins Illuminate Cell Biology
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Day Four ~ Quality Control Biochemistry
Power Point Overview:     Quality Control Biochemistry
Power Point Laboratory:     SDS-PAGE

Day Five ~ Biofuels: A Crossover Industry
Activity:     Using Cellulosic Enzymes to Produce Bioethanol

Appendix: Biotechnology/Biomanufacturing Careers
ATV TV Video 1:     What Is Biomanufacturing?
ATV TV Video 2:     Student Profiles
ATV TV Video 3:     Products From Living Cells
ATV TV Video 4:     What Is An SOP?
ATV TV Video 5:     Community College Programs
ATV TV Video 6:     Influencing Quality of Life

Hudson Valley CC March 21-24, 2011 at Troy, NY

Middlesex CC June 27 - July 1, 2011 at Edison, NJ