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Educating the Next Generation of Biotechnology Managers and Founders

I recently gave a talk on educating the next generation of biotechnology managers and founders at a biotechnology education workshop. My sense is that the traditional education paths are not ideal ways to prepare individuals to manage or start biotechnology companies, and I describe cases from Best Practices in Biotechnology Education and courses I have been involved with to illustrate how educational programs can better prepare students for these roles.

I’ve attached a copy of my presentation below.

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  1. [...] Yali Friedman, author of Building Biotechnology, founder of DrugPatentWatch, and managing editor of the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology, recently gave a presentation on “educating the next generation of biotechnology managers and founders.” According to Friedman, “traditional education paths are not ideal ways to prepare individuals to manage or start biotechnology companies.” In his presentation below, Friedman describes how education programs can help prepare the next generation of biotech company leaders and entrepreneurs. Educating the Next Generation of Biotechnology Managers and Founders View more presentations from dna2z. [...]

  2. wow.. really useful links.. I’m a grad student eyeing the biotech industry for career.. your posts are really helpful..thanks a lot and keep posting

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