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BioBriefing - Industry Knowledge for the Non-Scientist
September 8, 2009 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm | San Jose BioCenter

Become more instrumental in your company’s success by understanding the science and technology driving the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. Be more strategic in your relationship-building by knowing who the industry players are and how they interact. Learn from credentialed BioTech Primer instructors that have the skill and experience to teach executives with a wide variety of non-science backgrounds in an engaging environment.

Class Details:

Date:   Tuesday, Sept. 08, 2009
Time:   9:00am-4:30pm.
Continental breakfast served at 8:30am.
Location:   The San Jose BioCenter
5941 Optical Court
San Jose, CA 95138
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Fee:   $545
$500 for BioCenter clients
No Refunds
Deliverables:   A reference guide packed with all the slides presented in the class, background scientific information, statistics, and a glossary of terms. Breakfast, lunch and refreshments provided.
Contact:   [email protected]
or 410-377-4429

Class Topics Include:

Industry Overview
  • What the Heck is Biotech?
  • Evolution of Biotechnology
  • Industry Sectors

  • Inside the Biotech Industry
  • Companies
  • Evolution of a Biotech
  • Biotech Company
  • Biotech Research
  • Global & US Industry

  • The Science
  • Biotechnology Goals
  • The Cell, DNA &
  • Genomes
  • Genetic Variation

  •   The Technology
  • How the Genome is Studied
  • Restriction enzymes
  • Recombinant DNA
  • Microarrays
  • Proteomics

  • Getting a Drug to Market
  • Drug Discovery Timeline
  • Rational Drug Discovery
  • Target Validation
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Drug Development Timeline
  • Preclinical Trials
  • Clinical Trials
  • Patents
  • Generics & Follow-on Biologics

  • Getting a Diagnostic to Market
  • What are Diagnostics
  • How Biotech Impacts Diagnostics
  • Diagnostic Approval
  • Who Will Benefit

    • Professionals from all sectors of the biotech, pharma and life sciences industries, including: sales, marketing, HR, legal, manufacturing, business development, finance, management, government relations, IT, safety, tech transfer
    • Policy makers, lobbyists, attorneys
    • Venture capitalists, angel investors, banks, analysts, financial managers
    • Insurance brokers, real estate professionals
    • Consultants, public relations specialists, journalists
    • Bioscience association staff, economic development executives
    • University administrators, research institute support staff

    Past Class Participants Include:

    Amgen, Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Alexandria Real Estate, AstraZeneca, BIO, California Healthcare Institute, Chubb Insurance, Deloitte & Touche, Ernst & Young, Genentech, GE Financial, IBM, Invitrogen, Johns Hopkins University, KPMG, RENO Construction, Marsh, MedImmune, Merrill Lynch, Miles & Stockbridge P.C., Millipore, Morrison & Foerster LLP, Novartis, SAS, Stratagene, UCSF

    Classes fill up quick so register today!

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