Highlights

MCCC Students Attend Rigorous Biomanufacturing Boot Camp at North Carolina State University

In biomanufacturing, boot camp does not involve intensive training for physical fitness, but it does involve a challenging curriculum and hands-on training in biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes. Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) students Winsome Grenyion, Hetal Doshi, Sue Ratkiewicz, Todd Smith, Sylvia Donnelly and David Frank recently participated in the Biomanufacturing Boot Camp at the Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center (BTEC) at Centennial Campus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina.

MCCC Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Certificate of Completion Inaugural Cohort Graduation

May 19, 2015 was a day of celebration in the Biotechnology department at Montgomery County Community College.  On this day, the inaugural cohort of the Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Certificate of Completion program were awarded their credentials.  The Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Certificate of Completion is a 16 credit program that consists of four classes: BIT 120 Introduction to Biotechnology, BIT 123 Techniques and Instrumentation for Biotechnology, BIT 220 Biotechnology Research, and BIT 232 Biomanufacturing.

NCTM, College Station, Texas, August 7 2014, TX Teachers Tour Facility Proposed to Make Ebola Therapy in Tobacco Leaves

Every summer NBC2 offers biomanufacturing workshops to teachers around the nation to raise the awareness of opportunities for high school students to pursue STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) career pathways in biomanufacturing.  These Protein is Ca$h workshops, which take place at community college and university laboratories, include the theory and hands-on of biomanufacturing and offer tours of local industry facilities. 

 

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