Posts Tagged ‘education’

What is the best approach to enter the biotechnology business

An interesting thread on the topic of educational paths to enter the biotechnology industry has popped up in the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology Linkedin group. Are you intrigued? Do you have any guidance? Hop over and join the discussion. Check out the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology and my Biotechnology Books for more information on the […]


Individual Biotechnology Management Cases now Available

I am pleased to announce the availability of¬† individual cases from Building the Case for Biotechnology Management Case Studies in Science, Laws, Regulations, Politics, and Business in digital and printed formats. The casebook, which was recently reviewed in Nature Biotechnology, features 22 case studies in science; law, regulation, politics; and business, and a foreword by […]


Take my course on Biotechnology Management at the NIH

I will be teaching Biotechnology Management (TECH 566) again this spring at the National Institutes of Health Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences. The focus of this course is on learning the skills necessary to succeed in the biotechnology industry. Classes are comprised of a combination of lectures based on my textbook, Building Biotechnology, […]


Building the Case for Biotechnology: Management Case Studies in Science, Laws, Regulations, Politics, and Business

Now available, a new textbook from Logos Press: Building the Case for Biotechnology: Management Case Studies in Science, Laws, Regulations, Politics, and Business Available from Amazon.com and bookstores everywhere. Mark J. Ahn, Michael A. Alvarez, Arlen D. Meyers, Anne S. York, editors Foreword by G. Steven Burrill First Edition, July 2010 Perfect Bound, 416 pages, […]


Biotech U — Free online biotechnology course

I’ve decided to open up Biotech U and make the comprehensive biotechnology industry overview course free for the month of July. The course is derived from my textbook, Building Biotechnology, and covers the following topics: Biotechnology Industry Introduction The Development of Biotechnology Preface: The Science of Biotechnology Introduction to Molecular Biology Drug Development Tools and […]


Coming soon: Building the case for biotechnology

Announcing a new textbook from Logos Press: Building the Case for Biotechnology: Management Case Studies in Science, Laws, Regulations, Politics, and Business Mark J. Ahn, Michael A. Alvarez, Arlen D. Meyers, Anne S. York, editors Foreword by G. Steven Burrill First Edition, July 2010 Perfect Bound, 416 pages, US$79.95 ISBN: 978-1-934899-15-1 This volume helps to […]


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 […]


Educating the Next Generation of Biotechnology Founders and Managers

I will be giving a talk on Educating the Next Generation of Biotechnology Founders and Managers at Pittcon in Orlando on March 1st. The talk will be based on my observations in writing ¬†Building Biotechnology and editing Best Practices in Biotechnology Education, in addition to the teaching I’ve done on the topic. I’ll be posting […]


How do you train your new biotechnology employees?

I’m giving a talk at Pittcon on biotechnology training this spring. As many readers know, I have been very active in biotechnology education through my books and the classes I teach. So, I’ve got a strong sense of the supply-side of biotechnology education and training, and the academic side of biotechnology education, but would like […]