Cellular Bioprocess Technology Course at the University of Minnesota

August 7-10, 2017



  • Expanded coverage on continuous biomanufacturing
  • Updated metabolic regulation in discussion
  • Focal topic on glycosylation
  • Medium design, metabolic control through genomic exploration
  • Revamped section on process analytical technology


Intended Course Audience

  • Engineers and physical scientists who wish to gain essential knowledge in cell biology and molecular genetics and learn the relevance of physical principles in bioprocess operations
  • Life scientists who wish to learn facets of biology that relate to process engineering, as well as key engineering principles that can constrain and amplify biological potentials
  • Those want to understand the "why" behind the "how"

What You Can Expect From This Course

  • Bioprocess design and operations: engineering principles in action
  • Expert perspectives on emerging technological trends for biologics
  • Efficient packaging of knowledge, succinct summary of how-to's, and effective passing-on of valuable experiences
  • Optional computer and workshop sessions for cell culture data analysis
  • Lessons learned and success stories from the past two decades



      This course is world-class.

      -J.G. Merck & CO.


      This course was an excellent way to experience a broad spectrum of subjects within biotechnology. These experiences have given me the skills I needed to excel at my current position and inspired me to explore new opportunities within the biotech industry.

      -Ricardo Ibarra Jr., Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals


      This course was really excellent! Thank you to all of the instructors and individuals that helped. I'll take a lot of information and new ideas back to work. The hands-on sessions were particularly useful. I hope this course continues for many years to come.

      -Past course participant


      Excellent course condensed into a short time. Thank you!

      -Past course participant


      Contact Us

      Molly Jokimaki
      University of Minnesota
      421 Washington Avenue SE
      280 Amundson Hall
      Minneapolis, MN 55455 USA
      +1 (612) 626-7630

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