Biotechnology Program's History

Life Sciences Building

is a special unit of the Office of Research, established in 1986. The Program is located within the College of Biological Sciences' Dean offices in the Life Sciences Building

The Biotechnology Program is the administrative home for the DEB (Designated Emphasis in Biotechno002666logy) and ADP (Advanced Degree for Corporate Employees) graduate programs, NSF and NIH Biotechnology PhD Training Grants and links academia to biotechnology industries and government agencies. It provides an education source for students, teachers and community through its Summer Technical Short Courses, "Train the Trainers" workshops for teachers, and the BioTech SYSTEM (K-14 outreach consortium) and TBC (Teen Biotech Challenge) science competition.

The Biotechnology Program Houses Many Programs

The Biotechnology Program is the administrative home for the Designated Emphasis in Biotechnology (DEB) Program, the NIH Training Grant in Biomolecular Technology, the Advanced Degree Program for Corporate Employees (ADP), the Teen Biotech Challenge (TBC), and many other programs.