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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Biomanufacturing Boot CampSEF-79914
This course allows participants to experience biopharmaceutical manufacturing through lectures and hands-on production of green fluorescent protein (GFP) within a current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) environment. The course details the steps and equipment utilized in...
Cleaning and Disinfection for Aseptic Processing AreasSEF-159CL
Learn the role and importance of cleaning and disinfection in aseptic processing areas. Topics covered include regulatory requirements, cleanroom environments, basic microbiology, cleaning, disinfection and environmental monitoring. Class is a combination of lecture and hand...
Cleanroom Gowning CertificationSEF-79244
In the course's classroom component, students will learn about regulatory requirements and aseptic gowning techniques. Students will then learn aseptic behaviors related to gowning and how to gown in aseptic settings. After this formal training, students must successfully...
Elements of Supplier and Internal Quality AuditsSEF-219CL
Regulatory authorities expect ongoing assessments of all processes and materials, and this course will help you understand regulatory requirements and expectations for audits. You will also learn the different types of audits, their purposes, and the investigatory and assess...
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...
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...
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...