Schedule of Short Courses

Trainees participate in a hands-on activity in BTEC's large-scale fermentation lab

The biomanufacturing industry grows and changes rapidly from year to year, creating significant educational demands on our workforce. BTEC is committed to providing updated, cutting-edge short courses to workers who are grounded in the industry and interested in taking advantage of new developments in the field.

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Click any course title below to learn more and download a detailed course outline. You can also download a printable, chronological version of the 2022 schedule (PDF). Be sure to note BTEC's Professional Certificate in Biomanufacturing Science. Courses eligible for the certificate are identified with one or more of the following symbols:

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Analytical Technologies

Course name Dates
analytical coursenewAnalytical Methods for Gene Therapy Vector Characterization and Testing
July 18–20, 2022
analytical coursenew Analytical Methods for Raw Materials Testing TBA
analytical courseBiopharmaceutical Assay Essentials TBA


Course name Dates
newAutomation, Process Control, and Real-time Monitoring of Yeast Culture March 22–24, 2022
July 26–28, 2022
Hands-On Essentials of Automation for Biomanufacturing July 19–20, 2022


Course name Dates
downstream courseChromatography Column Packing: Foundations and Applications May 17–19, 2022
analytical coursedownstream courseupstream courseHands-On cGMP Biomanufacturing of Vectors for Gene Therapy June 27–30, 2022
Aug. 8–11, 2022
downstream courseupstream courseHands-On cGMP Biomanufacturing Operations May 3–6, 2022
July 12–15, 2022
downstream courseupstream courseHands-On Single-Use Processing for Biopharmaceuticals Oct. 11–13, 2022
Hands-On Viral Vaccine Manufacture TBA
analytical courseMicrobial Contamination Control in Bioprocessing Operations


Bioprocess Development

Course name Dates
downstream courseApplied Principles and Techniques of Depth Flow Filtration (DFF) and Tangential Flow Filtration (TFF) for BioPharm Downstream Purification October 25–28, 2022
downstream courseDownstream Biopharmaceutical Processes: Fundamentals and Design TBA
Fundamentals of Mammalian Cell Line Development June 21–23, 2022
Introduction to Design of Experiments (DoE) for Bioprocess Analysis and Optimization TBA
downstream coursenewProtein Precipitation and Crystallization
March 16–17, 2022

Bioprocess Engineering

Course name Dates
upstream courseCell Culture Engineering: A Single-Use Perspective TBA
upstream courseFermentation Engineering TBA


Course name Dates
newBiopharmaceutical Lyophilization and Spray Drying TBA
downstream courseFoundations of Downstream Processing and Formulation TBA

Online Courses

Course name Dates
revised courseFundamentals of Biomanufacturing Enrollment ongoing
downstream coursenewIntroduction to Chemical Modification of Protein Therapeutics Enrollment ongoing
downstream coursenewLatest Trends in Downstream Biopharmaceutical Processing Enrollment ongoing
upstream coursenewUpstream Production Process Development for Biopharmaceuticals Oct. 21–Nov. 3, 2022