Biotechnology – Shoreline Community College

Posted: May 7, 2016 at 5:55 pm

Pharmaceutical labs

Dina Kovarik, M.S., Ph.D. (Program Chair)


Joyce Fagel, M.A. (Advisor, Science Division)


Biotechnology is an exciting and rapidly expanding field. Biologists and other scientists working in research and development use biotechnology techniques for the production of genetically engineered drugs, gene therapy, microbiology, virology, forensic science, agriculture and environmental science. Shoreline's Biotechnology Lab Specialist Program opens the door to a field filled with opportunity.

Weprovide practical, "hands-on" learning with cutting edge techniques, technologies, and equipment.You willgain a working knowledge of molecular biology, recombinant DNA, immunology, protein purification and tissue culture. The curriculum also provides a foundation in a variety of math and science disciplines including algebra, statistics, chemistry, biology, microbiology and computer science.

* Both options include an internship in local biotechnology labs.

Both degree and certificate students must submit an application in the Spring prior to beginning thesecond year (core) Biotechcourses. Students accepted into the program will receive notification by the first week of June. Acceptance into the program guarantees you a space in all of the Biotech core courses in the second year of the program.

Biotechnology - Shoreline Community College

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