BTEC expands short course offerings in 2013

Published Feb 26, 2013

For the second consecutive year, enrollment in BTEC's professional development courses exceeded 400 participants in 2012. These courses are taught by subject matter experts, either NC State faculty or industry experts, and usually are two to four days in duration. In the past year, professionals from across the United States and abroad participated in a variety of courses, ranging from fermentation engineering and mammalian cell culture for monoclonal antibody production to downstream process design and influenza vaccine manufacture.

BTEC’s open-enrollment course offerings for 2013 have been expanded, and registration is now underway. New courses include Applied Principles and Techniques of Normal Flow Filtration (NFF) and Tangential Flow Filtration (TFF) for BioPharm Downstream Purification, offered April 23-26 and August 13-15. Also new is Molecular Perspectives in Downstream Processing, offered June 20-21. See the complete schedule of courses. For more information, contact Dr. Denis Jackson, BTEC’s manager of professional development programs, at (919) 513-8234 or by email at