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Introducing… Plant Genetic Engineering!

After a successful Fall 2021 semester, the BIT Program will be offering its relaunched course on plant genetic engineering again next semester (Spring 2022). Dr....

Introducing… Biological Electron Microscopy Techniques!

Most students first hear of electron microscopy (EM) in their introductory biology course; it’s buried amongst a few other forms of microscopy, and perhaps even...

Introducing… Cancer Drug Discovery and Development!

Though people talk about finding a “cure for cancer,” biologists have long known that finding such an elixir would be virtually impossible, as cancer is...

Meet Rose!

When students in the Biotechnology Program show up to their lab classes, they may not think about how much behind-the-scenes work goes into ensuring their...

Meet Becca!

Meet Becca Selby, one the Biotechnology Program’s newest hires! She’s our new lab manager, and is excited to join the program in supporting and training...

From Biotechnology Courses to an Industry Job

Though the Biotechnology Program’s classes are often directly applicable to students’ future jobs, it can be hard to envision yourself utilizing the techniques and processes...

Meet Dr. Hasley!

Dr. Andrew Hasley, one of the Biotechnology Program’s newest hires, is evidence of just how much variation there is in the biotech field. His path...

Meet Dr. Sjogren!

As an undergraduate student, I often meet people and think, “This is who I want to be when I grow up.” When I first logged...