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Micro Class Subscription

This subscription includes all Micro Classes in the following certificate programs at an 85% discount with unlimited access to over forty hours of life science training…

40+ Hours

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This subscription includes all Recorded Signature Courses in the following certificate programs at 75% discount with unlimited access to over sixty hours of life science training…

60+ Hours

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This subscription includes all Micro Classes and Recorded Signature Courses in the following certificate programs with an additional $400 discount and unlimited access to over one hundred hours of life science training…

100+ Hours

On-Demand Courses

Biotech for Non-Scientists

Elevate your communication by acquiring expertise in the foundational science driving the biopharma industry.

The Biology of Biotech

The Biology of Biotech provides an overview of biotechnology’s most important biological molecules and systems to make novel therapies and diagnostics.

85 minutes

Genetic Engineering Primer

Genetic Engineering Primer explains the process of genetic engineering DNA and its uses. Genetic engineering is the deliberate modification of genetic material (DNA).

50 minutes

Immunology Primer 101

Immunology Primer 101 explains how the human immune system fights infectious diseases and cancer. Learn how pathogens cause disease and distinguish between immune systems.

40 minutes

Immunology Primer 201

Immunology Primer 201 builds on the Immunology 101 class to describe the two types of immune systems, the nonspecific immune system, and the specific immune system.

55 minutes

Antibody Primer

Antibody Primer examines the versatile role of antibodies, including how they are used in research and the clinic. Increase your fluency in the science of antibodies.

70 minutes

Biosimilars Primer

Biosimilars Primer explains the science, manufacturing technology, and regulatory requirements for receiving approval to market biosimilar products. Beginning with an overview of proteins.

65 minutes

Gene Therapy Primer

Gene Therapy Primer provides a foundational understanding of this versatile therapeutic’s science and regulatory process. Learn how gene therapy works—the type of vectors used.

90 minutes

Cell Therapy Primer

Cell Therapy Primer explains how cancer poses an immune challenge and the scientific rationale behind designing Chimeric Antigen Receptors (CAR) to address it. It examines the commercial…

45 minutes

Recorded BioBasics 101: The Biology of Biotech for the Non-Scientist

This course offers a fascinating exploration of the fundamental scientific principles that underpin the life sciences.

8 Hours

Recorded BioBasics 201: Targeted Therapeutics Explained for the Non-Scientist

This signature course explores the fascinating world of immunology and the breakthrough therapeutics it inspires.

9 Hours

On-Demand Courses

Drug Development for Non-Scientists

Boost your competitive edge by navigating the complex development process and regulatory environment to ensure faster drug approvals.

Small Molecule Drug Discovery Primer 101

Small Molecule Drug Discovery Primer 101 explains the steps involved in discovering new therapeutics. This process includes early screening, target validation, lead optimization…

55 minutes

Small Molecule Drug Discovery Primer 201

Small Molecule Drug Discovery Primer 201 advances from basic concepts to explore in-depth screening techniques and strategies for lead optimization and drug design, emphasizing…

55 minutes

Drug Discovery of Biologics Primer 101

Drug Discovery of Biologics Primer 101 explains in detail the discovery process of biologics. Discussing the methodologies and criteria researchers use for early target screening…

45 minutes

Drug Discovery of Biologics Primer 201 

Drug Discovery of Biologics Primer 201 delves into therapeutic antibody discovery, covering four antibody classes including immune checkpoint inhibitors. It emphasizes…

45 minutes

Drug Approval Primer

Drug Approval Primer summarizes the regulatory bodies involved in approving both small molecule drugs and biologics. Understand the application process involved in moving a drug candidate…

60 minutes

Preclinical Development Primer 101

Preclinical Development Primer 101 focuses on both small and large molecule drug safety assessments and regulatory requirements. This course also explains how clinical starting dose levels…

55 minutes

Preclinical Development Primer 201

Preclinical Development Primer 201 focuses on the FDA-required testing and safety assessments to gain IND approval. Real-world examples are used to explain how clinical starting dose levels are…

55 minutes

Clinical Development 101: General Principles

Clinical Development 101: General Principles sets the stage for the entire clinical development process. The general principles discussed include who conducts trials and their roles.

55 minutes

Clinical Development 201: Phase I

Clinical Development 201: Phase I explains the purpose of Phase I and the regulatory roles of the FDA, IRB, and EMA. Class highlights include how data from bioequivalence, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics studies are used.

50 minutes

Clinical Development 301: Phase II/III

Clinical Development 301: Phase II/III begins by explaining the purpose and key differences between well-controlled Phase I, II, and III trials. This class considers the various trials…

55 minutes

Clinical Development 401: Phase IV

Clinical Development 401: Phase IV surveys the ongoing post-approval clinical assessments required by regulatory agencies. Learn how drug risk management is accomplished through detecting, assessing, and reporting.

50 minutes

Recorded Drug Development Immersion

Drug Development Immersion explores the commercial, regulatory, and scientific factors that pave the way for a successful drug launch.  This course unveils the intricacies of regulatory…

9 Hours

Recorded Biopharmaceutical Commercialization Immersion

Biopharmaceutical Commercialization Immersion explores the strategic aspects of bringing a drug product to market and maximizing its commercial potential. It showcases the different phases of…

8 Hours

On-Demand Courses

Business of Biotech for Non-Scientists

Strengthen your industry insights by understanding market dynamics and business strategies.

Biopharma Business Acumen Primer

Biopharma Business Acumen Primer was developed for those who need to understand the unique considerations encountered by industry executives. 

50 minutes

Applying for a Life Science Job Primer

Applying for a Life Science Job Primer demonstrates the power of a well-crafted resume and cover letter and why both are crucial for landing your dream…

40 minutes

Interviewing for a Life Science Job Primer

Interviewing for a Life Science Job Primer showcases proven strategies to prepare for successful interviews with engaging activities to reinforce learning. 

40 minutes

Recorded Biopharmaceutical Commercialization Immersion

Biopharmaceutical Commercialization Immersion explores the strategic aspects of bringing a drug product to market and maximizing its commercial potential.

8 Hours

Recorded Revenue Forecasting and Epidemiology Immersion

Revenue Forecasting and Epidemiology Immersion showcases the intersection of epidemiology, revenue forecasting, and drug valuation. 

7 Hours

Recorded Drug Pricing, Policy, and Utilization Immersion

Drug Pricing, Policy, and Utilization Immersion exposes the complexities of the United States healthcare market by detailing how competing forces…

4.5 Hours

On-Demand Courses

Drug Manufacturing for Non-Scientists

Enhance your manufacturing expertise by learning the concepts, language, and processes that increase operation efficiency and safety.

Biomanufacturing Primer

Biomanufacturing Primer introduces the intricacies and difficulties involved in manufacturing biologics. Biologics are produced in living cells, unlike small molecule drugs that are synthesized…

50 minutes

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Primer

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Primer introduces the complex processes of manufacturing, packaging, and transporting small molecule drugs. 

45 minutes

Gene Therapy Manufacturing Primer 101

Gene Therapy Manufacturing Primer 101 explains the features and functions of AAV viral vector platforms, focusing on Triple Transient Transfection. 

56 minutes

Gene Therapy Manufacturing Primer 201

Gene Therapy Manufacturing Primer 201 explains the features, functions, and design of four AAV viral vector platforms, followed by an in-depth explanation of the upstream and…

65 minutes

cGMP Primer

cGMP Primer introduces the benefits and challenges of current Good Manufacturing Practices. This class takes a deep dive into the six cGMP pillar requirements, including Quality Management System (QMS)…

50 minutes

CMC Primer

CMC Primer explores the crucial aspects of Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls (CMC) in drug development. It emphasizes the importance of CMC implementation using the Common Technical Document for patient safety…

45 minutes

Implementing a Biosafety Program Primer

Implementing a Biosafety Program Primer summarizes the effective practices, principles, and controls used to integrate biological safety and security protocols into existing and new laboratory operations.

40 minutes

Laboratory Worker Biosafety Primer

Laboratory Worker Biosafety Primer provides an initial framework for the practices and principles laboratory workers should use when working with toxins and infectious biological agents.

60 minutes

On-Demand Courses

Medical Device and Diagnostics for Non-Scientists

Increase your fluency in medical device technology and regulations to work more effectively with industry clients, colleagues, and regulators.

Diagnostic Development Primer

Diagnostic Development Primer begins by examining the big picture; the roles of U.S. government agencies and their regulatory authority over in vitro diagnostics (IVD) and laboratory-developed tests (LDT)…

85 minutes

Diagnostics’ Role In Medicine Today 

Diagnostics’ Role In Medicine Today introduces the ever-expanding molecular diagnostics industry. Learn the science behind personalized medicine, and how companion diagnostics help…

85 minutes

DNA-Based Diagnostics Primer

DNA-Based Diagnostics Primer explains the role and uses of PCR, microarrays, gene sequencing, and microRNA technology as diagnostics. Gain entry into the fast-paced field of DNA-based diagnostics by understanding…

85 minutes

Protein-Based Diagnostics Primer

Protein-Based Diagnostics Primer focuses on antibodies: what they are, where they come from, and how they work.  Covering sandwich and bead immunoassays, multiplexed assays, lateral flow assays, and chromatography.

40 minutes

Diagnostic Measurements Primer

Diagnostic Measurements Primer surveys the measurements used to assess a diagnostic’s accuracy. A test must achieve a certain level of accuracy before receiving regulatory approval. 

47 minutes

Medical Device Commercialization Primer

Medical Device Commercialization Primer explains the medical device approval process from initial regulatory submission through commercialization. Successful regulatory outcomes…

55 minutes

Medical Device Development Primer

Medical Device Development Primer provides a detailed look at the five stages of medical device development, including market opportunity evaluation, concept evaluation, engineering design…

57 minutes

Medical Device Approval Primer

Medical Device Approval Primer explains how medical devices are regulated in the United States. Device classification and each classification’s differing approval pathways…

85 minutes

Recorded Medical Device Development Immersion

Medical Device Development Immersion showcases the fascinating aspect of medical device development. Beginning with an overview of the dynamic medical device industry, this course quickly…

85 minutes

“I have a lot of years (25+) of CRO industry experience and I found the Preclinical Development 101 course to be very well laid out and simple for people to understand. This will be a valuable series for me. I can see the definite value this course would bring to our other employees at all levels. I look forward to my learning!”

Tami Brotherton
Senior Specialist
Biologics Testing Solutions
Charles River Laboratories

“The Biotech Primer webinars on biosafety [Laboratory Worker Bioscience Primer, Implementing a Biosafety Program Primer, and OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard Primer] are an outstanding educational resource for professionals in biosecurity and biosafety.”

Henry S. Parker
Former Acting Director for Homeland Security, Agricultural Research Service USDA

“I’ve been involved with med tech companies so I had picked up on the development path in general, but the Medical Device Development Immersion course was really helpful in providing a full context and clarifying the details. All your [Biotech Primer] courses are really solid overviews.”

Elayne Wandler
Director, Programs
Canada’s Digital Supercluster

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