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The Biology Of Biotech

The Biology of Biotech is the perfect place to start your journey into understanding the world of biotechnology. This foundational class offers invaluable insights into the science behind groundbreaking medical advancements. It provides a comprehensive understanding of DNA, proteins, and cells, explaining how they are manipulated to create innovative therapies and diagnostic tools. It also highlights the connection between genetic mutations and diseases, offering valuable insights into disease diagnosis and treatment. The Biology of Biotech equips learners with the necessary knowledge to navigate the complex field of biotechnology. Don’t miss the chance to elevate your healthcare knowledge by registering for this class today!

Section 1: The Cell: The Biotech Advantage

Demonstrates how biotechnology takes advantage of processes that already exist in the human body to create new products.

Section 2: DNA & Proteins: The Biotech Workhorse

Correlates the relationship between DNA and proteins, and how the cellular process of protein synthesis is used to create medicines.

Section 3: Genetic Variation: Understanding Disease

Explains how mutations lead to genetic variation which sometimes triggers disease. Knowledge of genetic variation is the first step to improving disease diagnosis and treatment.

Five Takeaways


  1. Develop a comprehensive understanding of DNA, RNA, and proteins in the context of biotechnology.
  2. Become well-versed in the process of gene expression.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of cell structure and function and how scientists manipulate cells to develop new products.
  4. Define genetic variation and explain its role in disease.
  5. Explore the connection between genetic mutations and diseases and acquire valuable insights into disease diagnosis and treatment.


  • Closed Captioning in English, Spanish, French, French Canadian, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Russian, Standard Arabic
  • Transcripts in English, Spanish, French, French Canadian, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Russian, Standard Arabic
  • Course materials
  • Real-time tracking
  • Progress reporting
  • Accessibility features
  • Corporate account upgrades
  • LinkedIn certificate attachment
  • Verified certificates


  • How long do I have to complete an on-demand course?  You have one year from the date of purchase to complete the course. During that year, you may watch the class an unlimited number of times.
  • What happens if I don’t complete the course in one year?  There are no time extensions. If you want to complete the course, you must purchase it again.
  • How long are the on-demand classes?  Our longest course has a running time of 90 minutes. However, most have a running time of 45 minutes.  The running time is listed for each class on its registration page. The assessment at the end of each course takes between 10-20 minutes to complete.
  • Are there any downloadable class materials? No. All course slides and transcripts remain on your Biotech Primer dashboard, but they are always available for review.
  • What is the format of the on-demand classes?  The online class begins with the class objectives and the course itself and ends with a summary of what you learned. The course is a series of images and text accompanied by a professional voice-over and subtitles. Subtitles are available in 9 languages. The course ends with a quiz to assess your understanding.
  • Can I repeat the course?  You can repeat the course as often as you like within your one-year access.
  • How many times can I take the course quiz?  You have three chances to pass the quiz. A passing score is 75% or higher. You must pass the quiz to receive the class certificate. Your quiz score will be shown on your class certificate.
  • May I share a course I purchased with others?  Each course is to be taken by one individual. If you want to learn as a group, please contact us at for group pricing.

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