Biotechnology and Biopharmaceuticals


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PBB814 - Biotechnology and Biopharmaceuticals


PRA700 - Introduction to Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs or co-ordinator permission

This course is an introduction to biopharmaceuticals and the application of biotechnology to produce them. Emphasis is on the regulations affecting the development and manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals and how they differ from traditional pharmaceuticals. Topics include: basic principles of biotechnology, large scale biopharmaceutical manufacturing, major differences in the regulatory process between biopharmaceuticals and traditional pharmaceuticals, combination biologics and medical device biologics. Students also explore future technologies employed in the biopharmaceutical and biotechnology industry to develop novel products.

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