Note: The Biotechnology Center is a regional center supporting biotechnology. If you are interested in taking biotechnology classes at Ohlone, please visit Ohlone's Biotechnology Department web page.
The Northern California Bay Area Biotechnology Center (NCBC) is offering training workshops for life sciences/biotechnology industry employers and employees. The training is designed to enhance skills in various topics relating to biotechnology, biomedical, medical devices, diagnostics, pharmaceutical, and other areas. The workshops are taught by industry professionals with extensive hands-on experience. All workshops have interactive activities, hands-on applications and/or practice. Laboratory activities are performed in state-of-the-art, well-equipped labs.
In the last five years, the Northern California Bay Area Biotechnology Center has trained over 1,500 industry professionals from more than 200 companies.. See our Clients and Testimonials.
- PCR-RT (PDF), May 24-25
- Applied Statistics (with emphasis on Risk Management) in Mfg., R&D and QA/QC-Basic (PDF), June 7
- Applied Statistics (with emphasis on Risk Management) in Mfg., R&D and QA/QC-Intermediate (PDF), June 8
- Applied Statistics (with emphasis on Risk Management) in Mfg., R&D and QA/QC-Advanced (PDF), June 9
- New dates! Understanding Quality System Regulations-Medical Devices (PDF), August 9-10
- Current Good Laboratory Practices (cGLP) (PDF), August 10
- Bioscience for Non-scientists (PDF), August 11
For workshop content information select a workshop title above. Short instructor biographies can be found at Bios for Life Sciences/Biotechnology Workshop Instructors (PDF).
Workshops require a registration fee. You must register online at Ohlone College Community Education Registration.
Please see Registration Information for Life Sciences/Biotechnology Workshops (PDF) for important information about space limitations, cancellations, and refunds.
Laboratory workshops have limited space, so register early. Deadline to register is the day before the start of the workshop.
For More Information
The QSR, PCR-RT and Statistics workshops are offered at:
Ohlone College Newark Center for Health Sciences and Technology
(See workshop descriptions for room numbers)
39399 Cherry Street
Newark, CA 94560
Ohlone College Newark Center directions.
The cGLP and Bioscience for Non-scientists workshops are offered at:
3300 College Drive, Building 7, second floor, Room 7204
San Bruno, CA 94066
Skyline College directions.
Life Sciences/Biotechnology Workshops for Industry Professionals are sponsored by the Northern California Bay Area Biotechnology Center at Ohlone College in partnership with the Life Sciences/Biotechnology initiative of the California Community Colleges Chancellors' Office of Workforce and Economic Development.
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