WPI offers many unique biomanufacturing workshops thanks to the Biomanufacturing Education & Training Center. Each program combines hands-on, lab-based projects with seminars. Start learning new skills or enhancing the ones you currently have by attending one of our upcoming workshops.
Most training programs will be offered multiple times each year. Below are the date options, or set of date options for you to select from.
April 15, 2016
Learn about and practice troubleshooting and root cause analysis in real time, within a full pilot-scale manufacturing setting.
March 8-11, 2016
Improve your basic skills in separation and purification of bio-manufactured products.
May 16-20, 2016
Understand all aspects of culture technology to ensure your capable and confident in handling these processes.
February 9-12, 2016
Engage in hands-on experiences that lend a deeper understanding of the interplay between the process and the mechanics of the equipment.
April 18, 2016 (8-week, evening program)
Customized program to provide the skills and knowledge needed to secure employment and career success in the Massachusetts biomanufacturing industry.
Spring 2016 TBA
Thaw seed vials and perform scale-up operations from a shake flask to a bench top fermenter to a pilot scale fermenter, while learning the fundamentals of microbial growth, cell line development, and media composition and selection.
April 11-14, 2016
Learn insect cell culture techniques the utility of the baculovirus expression vector system (BEVS), and how proteins are produced, modified and localized during infection at the molecular level.