Biochemistry: An Introduction


This course covers biochemistry concepts central to the biotechnology industry with an emphasis on the enzymatic and metabolic processes of living systems at the molecular level. Topics include the structure and function of biomolecules including proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and nucleic acids; enzymes and enzyme kinetics; and metabolism, including energy production and storage.

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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
BTEC.X400.(3) 9/18/2018 06:00 PM SANTA CLARA 765 Gail Katsir View Enroll

Data Privacy and Security for Healthcare and Biosciences


Many companies in the healthcare and bioscience industries utilize Protected Health Information (PHI) or Personally Identifiable Information (PII) to develop and test products such as medical devices and mobile applications, or to perform other services, including data analysis, on their customer’s healthcare related data. This course examines the important data privacy and security issues that govern these industries.

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Cellular Biology


Recent advances in stem cell biology and cancer research illustrate the importance of understanding complex biological processes at the cellular level. This course covers the essential concepts of cellular biology, including the functions of cellular macromolecules, subcellular organization, nuclear control of cellular activity, cell signaling and cancer. You'll also learn the experimental approaches used to explore cellular activities.




Professional Credit: CA BRN/LVN Credit--Provider #CEP13114.



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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
BTEC.X403.(803) 4/3/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 765 Juan Jose Fung View Enroll
BTEC.X403.(804) 6/15/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 765 Juan Jose Fung View Enroll
BTEC.X403.(805) 9/19/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 765 Juan Jose Fung View Enroll

Clinical Trials Essentials: An Intensive One-Week Course


Well-planned and well-executed clinical trials are the cornerstones of effective drug and medical device development. Offered in an accelerated format and taught by leaders in the biopharmaceutical industry, this course provides a unique opportunity for professionals from all disciplines to learn about the many facets of clinical trials--the complex process that ensures the safety and effectiveness of medical products.

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Immunology, Principles


Immunology involves a complex network of interacting molecules and cells that function to recognize and respond to foreign agents. It also has wide-ranging implications for the pharmaceutical, healthcare and biotechnology industries. This course provides the fundamental principles of immunology, along with recent developments and their implications for drug discovery and development, as well as disease treatment.

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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
BTEC.X409.(2) 6/22/2018 06:00 PM SANTA CLARA 765 Sreenivasan Paruthiyil View Enroll

Gene Expression and Pathways


Knowledge of how gene expression is regulated is essential to understanding cellular structure and function, both in normal cells and in the disease state.

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DNA Microarrays: Principles, Applications and Data Analysis


DNA microarrays, also known as DNA or gene chips, have revolutionized the field of molecular biology. They provide the ability to quickly and efficiently analyze complex biological processes. As a result, they play a leading role in the discovery of new biopharmaceuticals.

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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
BTEC.X404.(802) 4/3/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 765 Janani Rangarajan View Enroll
BTEC.X404.(803) 9/19/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 765 Janani Rangarajan View Enroll

Genomics and Next Generation DNA Sequencing: Methods and Applications


Next Generation DNA Sequencing (NGS) has made it possible to sequence a human genome at an incredibly low cost, vastly expanding the potential applications of genomics in cancer diagnostics, pathogen identification, forensic human identification and genetic disease diagnosis. This course begins with the basics of this revolutionary process and then delves into specific applications of NGS in research and clinical settings. The course covers the primary methods used for highly parallel sequencing.

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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
BTEC.X407.(2) 9/29/2018 08:30 AM SANTA CLARA 950 Abizar A Lakdawalla View Enroll

Toxicology Basics for Biotechnology


High-throughput efforts by biopharmaceutical companies focusing on the discovery and validation of new targets and identifying agents that affect them will uncover a multitude of new chemical and biological agents that have the potential for clinical benefits. However, before such agents can be tested and used widely in patients, safety and acceptable toxicity to critical organs must be demonstrated.
This course surveys the adverse effects resulting from the interaction of chemical agents with living systems.

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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
BTEC.X412.(803) 4/3/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 580 Ronald Tjeerdema View Enroll
BTEC.X412.(804) 6/15/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 580 Ronald Tjeerdema View Enroll
BTEC.X412.(805) 9/19/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 580 Ronald Tjeerdema View Enroll

Stem Cell Biology


California is at the forefront of stem cell research and the industry continues to offer exciting opportunities in the Bay Area. This introduction to stem cells and their applications is geared towards professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and healthcare industries. It addresses the basic biology and clinical applications of embryonic and adult stem cell therapies, provides a market overview of stem cell startup companies, and touches on the FDA regulation of biologic products.

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