Protein Is Cash 2012

August, 2012


June 25-29th Montgomery County CC, Blue Bell, PA
June 25-29th LA Trade Technical College, Los Angeles, CA
August 6-10th Middlesex CC Lowell, MA
August 6-10th Middlesex CC, Edison, NJ
August 15-18th Austin CC, Austin, TX


2012 PROTEIN IS CASH LAB MANUAL (Click to Download)


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
Executive Summary:     National Bioeconomy Blueprint, April 2012

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
Article 9:     David Cyranoski, Stem-cell Pioneer Banks On Future Therapies
Article 10:     BioPharm International, Applying Fusion Protein Technology to E. coli
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
Video:     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
Article 3:     Green fluorescent protein: Vibrations Key to Efficiency of GFP
Animation:     Column Chromatography
Order Free Poster:     Fluorescent Proteins Illuminate Cell Biology
or View and Print Poster
and View and Print Supplementary Information
Web Link:     Examining GFP, In Cyberspace and Real Space
Web Link:     Green Fluorecent Protein

Day Four ~ Quality Control Biochemistry
Power Point Overview:     Quality Control Biochemistry
Power Point Overview:     PAGE Electrophoresis

Day Five ~ Biofuels: A Crossover Industry
Power Point Overview:     Biofuels Production & Analysis
Power Point Overview:     Biotechnology Toolbox for Synthetic Biology
Power Point Overview:     Biofuels Enzyme Kit
Educational Resources:     Damon Tighe's Dropbox Address for Bio-Rad's Cellulosic Biofuels Kit
Article:     US Biogas Industry Continues to Innovate in the Face of Adversity

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

LA Trade Technical College Workshop Attendees and Instructors
Los Angeles Trade
Technical College
Los Angeles, CA

June 25-29, 2012
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Photo Slideshow
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Montgomery County CC Protein Is Cash Attendees & Instructors
Montgomery County
Community College
Blue Bell, PA

June 25-29, 2012
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Photo Slideshow
Biopharmaceutical Discovery Process
Quality Control Microbiology
Biopharmaceutical Quality

Community College
Lowell, MA

August 6-10th, 2012
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Slideshow from Middlesex Community College, Edison, NJ
Community College
Edison, NJ

August 6-10th, 2012
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Photo Slideshow
Biopharmaceutical Discovery Process
Quality Control Microbiology
Biopharmaceutical Quality

Austin Community College Slideshow
Community College
Austin, TX

August 15-18th, 2012
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Photo Slideshow
KXAN Article & Video