Biotechnology

Wake Tech offers a variety of non-degree, short classes and certificate training programs in the biotechnology field, including hands-on training in biomanufacturing and biopharmaceutical operations in a simulated industrial, current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) environment.


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Ethylene Oxide (EtO) Sterilization ValidationSEF-411CL
This course provides an overview of the concept of validation with a specific focus on Ethylene Oxide sterilization of medical devices. The course addresses why, what, when, and how to validate from a regulatory perspective, the documentation requirements for 510(k) submissi...
Fermentation ProcessesSEF-79744
Learn the fundamentals of fermentation technology and processes in the chemical and biotechnology industries. Lecture topics include microbial nutrition and growth, sterilization principles, fermentation equipment/instrumentation, operations, and regulatory considerations. L...
Fundamentals of BiomoleculesSEF-167CL
Biomolecules are the end product of bioprocessing, and bioprocessing is an important method used by biopharmaceutical and other life-science industries in the manufacture of marketable products. This course provides students with a basic understanding of the structure, funct...
Fundamentals of MicrobiologySEF-147CL
The application of fundamental microbiological concepts and identification techniques are critical for a wide range of manufacturing processes regulated by the FDA, USDA, and other agencies. These include producers of pharmaceutical, food, beverage, and dietary supplement pr...
Fundamentals of ValidationSEF-165CL
This course is designed to introduce technicians and professionals to the principles and regulatory requirements of current drug, biologic and medical product validation.
Good Laboratory Practices: FDA and EPA RegulationsSEF-79724
Lectures will present an overview of Good Laboratory Practice Standards (as defined by the EPA, 40 CFR Part 160 of the Federal Register, and the FDA, 21 CFR Part 58 of the Federal Register) for conducting acceptable regulatory laboratory studies in support of both pesticide...
HPLC in Theory and PracticeSEF-79624
High-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) is a chemistry technique used to separate compounds of interest from a liquid mixture based on chemical and/or physical properties. When HPLC is coupled with a spectrophotometric detector, it can be used to quantify analytes to p...
Micropipetting Techniques for Precision & AccuracySEF-79654
Micropipettes are common laboratory devices used to accurately dispense small volumes of liquid samples. This course focuses on the principles of micropipetting techniques used in biotechnology and other laboratory settings. Discussion will include practical tips and techniq...
Operations in Biotechnology Processes: An OverviewSEF-79604
This course will focus on the details of the typical processing procedures utilized to produce a biopharmaceutical - a pharmaceutical produced by biotechnology. An understanding of the science and the equipment commonly used in each process step will be presented along with...
Sample Preparation for HPLC AnalysisSEF-178CL
Students will execute basic analytical processes and use HPLC (High-Performance Liquid Chromatography) instrumentation to perform analysis of trace organic compounds. You will learn to analyze biological samples for trace levels of drug and pesticide residues using HPLC. Stu...