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Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship (Discontinued)

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ISSN (Print): 2213-8099
ISSN (Online): 2213-8102

Research Article

Developing Global Biotechnology Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and Regulatory Science Programs: Profile from the Center for Biotechnology Education at Johns Hopkins University

Author(s): Lynn Johnson Langer *

Volume 4 , Issue 2 , 2017

Page: [139 - 143] Pages: 5

DOI: 10.2174/2213809904666170804151156

Price: $65

Abstract

Background and Objective: The goal of biotechnology is to develop and commercialize research discoveries, so in addition to strong science courses, the Johns Hopkins University Center for Biotechnology Education (CBE) developed bioentrepreneurship, enterprise and regulatory science degrees.

Method: This paper describes the evolution of the biotechnology enterprise, entrepreneurship and regulatory science master's degrees in the Center for Biotechnology Education (CBE) at Johns Hopkins University. CBE offers education from early stage research through commercialization. This paper focuses in particular on the Masters in Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship and the Master of Science in Regulatory Science that grew from concentrations in the Master of Science in Biotechnology.

Results: The initial biotechnology programs were developed over two decades ago in 1992, and has been used as a model for similar programs at other institutions, including its evolution to on-line curricula [1]. The programs are all grounde

Conclusion: As the degrees were being developed the programs began experimenting with online education and eventually all biotechnology enterprise, entrepreneurship and regulatory science programs are now offered fully online. Students have come from all seven continents.

Keywords: Bioentrepreneurship education, online education, pedagogy, biotechnology, regulatory science, biotechnology programs.


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