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Summer courses are offered at many institutions, from vocational camps to research universities. One might expect to spend a few weeks to three months to complete this type of program.

What is a summer course in biotechnology? These courses may exist in several forms across different programs. The field of biotechnology is relatively recent and research centers are located across the world. Therefore, a summer course in this subject might involve travel to an internationally recognized laboratory or feature an exchange program between two leading schools. These types of opportunities may include high-level studies of applied science, engineering and mathematics. In beginning biotech classes, students might expect a mixture of laboratory and classroom studies meant to introduce them to this contemporary hybrid of biology and engineering.

Biotechnology courses typically foster an inventive attitude crucial to any emerging scientific field, along with the ability to combine seemingly unrelated ideas to advance knowledge. The organization required of students in managing the intense schedule of a summer course is also beneficial in many aspects of life.

Summer courses tend to have similar costs as normal session classes. It is also important to consider any travel or material costs associated with the curriculum.

Graduates of a bachelor’s or master’s degree program may consider a research position that includes summer courses. Researchers in this field might work at firms that develop and manufacture medical devices, such as pacemakers or prosthetics, or cutting-edge innovation companies seeking to integrate technology into biological or ecological systems. A researcher at the entry level might work in a small team to address specific problems. Leaders might explain missions to investors, write grant proposals and direct resources. Graduates may also find jobs as tutors, teacher aides or laboratory assistants.

Summer programs tend to reach maximum capacity quickly, so act soon. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools

The contribution of computational methodologies to drug discovery is no longer a matter of dispute and the major world’s pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies use co ... [+]

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The contribution of computational methodologies to drug discovery is no longer a matter of dispute and the major world’s pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies use computational design tools. Computer-aided drug design comprises computational methods and resources that are used to facilitate the design and discovery of new therapeutic solutions. This summer school will cover all the main computational techniques used in drug discovery, supplying a basic level of knowledge of this research field.

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This course will be divided into theoretical and practical lessons and will allow the participants to independently develop their own computational studies.... [-]

Italy Lucca
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Full-time
6 days
Campus
SupBiotech Paris

Sup'Biotech is a private engineering school located in the Paris metropolitan area, that is specialized in various emerging biotechnology-related fields. Sup'Biotech is p ... [+]

Introduction

Sup'Biotech is a private engineering school located in the Paris metropolitan area, that is specialized in various emerging biotechnology-related fields. Sup'Biotech is part of the IONIS Institute of Technology cluster.

It is one of the top biotech schools in France and is part of IONIS, France’s leading higher private education group. Its students go on into top positions in an array of industries including the health, bioinformatics, pharmaceutical, and cosmetics industries, green industries, and agribusiness.

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Sup’Biotech’s unique curriculum combines science and engineering coursework with management skills and industry-specific technical knowledge, preparing students for dynamic careers in research, management, and communication roles. Our graduates possess not only the expertise needed in STEM-based careers but the interpersonal and management skills to effectively deliver their message.... [-]

France Villejuif
July 2020
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus