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Bio-Trac®

Excellence in Biotechnology Training

Upcoming Biotechnology Training Workshops

Hands-On Biotechnology Training Workshops for Research Scientists

R for Research Scientists: 'R' is a popular statistics software program used widely in various research fields.  This two day lecture and hands-on computer based laboratory workshop is designed to introduce bench scientists to R programming, utilizing the different tools available for scientific data analysis.  Hands-on topics will include Data Types; Import/Export Data; "Manipulation of Tabular Data", "Basic Statistics", and "Visualization using R".  

February 27-28, 2018 • Germantown, MD • Preregistration Form


*NEW COURSE OFFERING* Hepatocytes Derived from Human iPSCsThis four-day workshop is ideal for researchers interested in developing hepatocytes from iPSCs. Team taught by active researchers, participants will have the opportunity to gain a solid foundation in iPSC methods with emphasis on deriving iPSC and differentiating to hepatocytes. Functional assays will be discussed in lectures for assessing hepatocyte differentiation, drug metabolism, and toxicity testing.

March 6-9, 2018 • Germantown, MD • Preregistration Form


Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Introduction: This in depth lecture and hands-on computer based laboratory workshop is ideal for those bench and research scientists who have little or no bioinformatics background and are seeking a comprehensive workshop on the bioinformatics analysis of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data, particularly DNA-seq, RNA-seq, and ChIP-seq.

March 7-9, 2018 • Bethesda, MD • Preregistration Form


NGS: Advanced RNA-Seq AnalysisThis in depth lecture and hands-on computer based laboratory workshop is designed for those interested in advanced bioinformatics analysis techniques for RNA-seq. Topics include: Experimental Design and Approaches; Alignment and de novo assembly; Variant calling, differential transcript expression and RNA editing. Knowledge of command-line and R is required for this workshop.

March 14-17, 2018 • Germantown, MD • Preregistration Form

2018 Workshop Calendar

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Bio-Trac clients represent every major sector of the biotechnology industry and include attendees from across the globe.

In Partnership

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Bio-Trac® in partnership with Montgomery College is proud to offer graduate/post graduate level hands-on laboratory training workshops for research scientists at the Bioscience Education Center’s state-of-the-art facility in Germantown, Maryland.

Over 16,000 Scientists Trained

Open to the scientific community, each Bio-Trac® workshop is designed by active researchers for bench and research scientists with focus on the latest relevant techniques necessary for laboratory research.

300 Scientist Instructors

  

Custom Training Solutions

Customized biotechnology training workshops for government agencies, private industry and academic institutions.

Bio-Trac delivers convenient and cost effective customized training for groups of 10 or more. Workshops can be conducted at our state-of-the-art facility or on-site at corporate headquarters, academic institution or professional meeting. Our training solutions provide comprehensive curricula with clear objectives and outcomes tailored to meet an organization’s particular research needs. Attendees gain powerful tools to increase productivity and strategically approach their research applications.

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FAQs - Customized Training

Bio-Trac® workshops train up to twenty-four participants at a time.

Customized biotechnology training workshops typically ranging 2-5 days in length.

On your schedule:  We will work with you to deliver the program at a time and place that is convenient for you.  The timeline to develop and implement a workshop typically takes 60-120 days depending on the complexity and logistics involved.

All workshops are conducted either at the organization’s facility or at a nearby location appropriate for lab training.

Value Added Services

  • Cost/Time savings

Your organization will not incur substantial travel expenses and attendees will save valuable time away from their lab.

  • Full Color Documentation included

Each attendee receives a comprehensive binder containing the program's PowerPoint presentations (printed in color) as well as laboratory protocols and appropriate reference material.

  • Future Expert Guidance available

If you have questions regarding the subject material presented during lectures or lab sessions, in most cases instructors are available for further assistance, even if it is three or six months later.

Training programs average between $12,000 – $25,000
Cost factors include: length of time, number of participants, instructor depth, and laboratory content

30 Year Burst

 

Our 30+ year wealth of relationship capital and program management expertise enable us to develop, implement and deliver training on up-to-the-minute relevant innovations in biotechnology.