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Bioscience for Non-Scientists Workshop

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LIFE SCIENCES/BIOTECHNOLOGY WORKSHOPS
This workshop will provide participants with an introduction to the language and basic concepts of molecular biology, cell biology, and genetics - the foundations of modern biotechnology. Participants will learn what monoclonal antibodies are and what they’re used for, the differences between small molecule drugs and biological therapectics, the secrets of recombinant DNA technology, stem cell biology, and more. There will be hands-on laboratory activities with some of the basic tools of the biotechnology lab. Individuals representing local industry, government, education, and anyone interested in science are invited to attend.

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Kirkwood Land, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at the Universityof the Pacific in Stockton, CA. His research program focuses on the control of microbial growth, specially as it pertains to food safety and human disease. He has published widely in medicinal chemistry, chemistry, and infectious disease journals. His current studies involve the repurposing of FDA-approved drugs as alternative treatment for foodborne human pathogens.



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