The process may be the product, but it’s people who enable success.
The Stack Family Center for Biopharmaceutical Education and Training (CBET) offers biomanufacturing training programs that promote individuals advance their careers and increase workforce for development. Industry training programs are available for individual or group registrations. Customized programs are designed by CBET personnel in partnership with companies to address their specific training needs.
Given the complexities of biomanufacturing processes, regulatory demands, and the tremendous cost of batch failures, CBET provides a risk-free environment for people to learn new skills, working hands-on with live bioprocesses, without putting product at risk.
Open Enrollment Programs
Suspension Mammalian Cell Culture
Unlock the potential of suspension mammalian cell culture in this comprehensive course. Suspension cultures are a vital component of biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, enabling the production of biopharmaceuticals, monoclonal antibodies, and vaccines. This course provides an in-depth exploration of the principles, techniques, and applications of suspension mammalian cell culture.
Throughout this course, you will gain a deep understanding of the critical factors involved in successful suspension cell culture, including media optimization, cell line development, and bioreactor operation. Practical hands-on experience will be emphasized, as you learn to navigate the complexities of scale-up, bioprocess monitoring, and troubleshooting common challenges in suspension cell culture.
Whether you are a seasoned professional in bioprocessing or a student looking to enter the biopharmaceutical field, this course equips you with the essential knowledge and skills to excel in the world of suspension mammalian cell culture. Join us to advance your expertise in a pivotal area of biotechnology and contribute to the development of life-saving therapies and biologics.
March 26-29, 2024
Biomanufacturing Vectors for Gene Therapy
Explore the cutting-edge field of biomanufacturing vectors for gene therapy in this dynamic course. Gene therapy has emerged as a promising approach to treat a wide range of genetic disorders, and the development of efficient vectors for gene delivery is at the heart of this transformative technology.
In this course, you will delve into the design, production, and optimization of vectors used in gene therapy. You will gain insights into the latest advances in biomanufacturing techniques and technologies, with a focus on viral and non-viral vectors. Through a combination of lectures, hands-on laboratory work, and case studies, you’ll learn how to engineer vectors for targeted gene delivery, ensuring safety and efficacy.
Whether you’re a researcher, a biotechnology professional, or a student interested in the future of medicine, this course will equip you with the knowledge and practical skills needed to contribute to the exciting and rapidly evolving field of gene therapy biomanufacturing. Join us and be at the forefront of revolutionizing health care through genetic interventions.
February 27 – March 1, 2024
Biopharmaceutical Purification Strategies
Uncover the essential techniques and strategies for purifying biopharmaceuticals in our specialized course, “Biopharmaceutical Purification Strategies.” This course provides a focused exploration of the purification processes that transform raw biologics into high-quality, safe, and effective pharmaceutical products.
Through a combination of theoretical instruction and practical exercises, you will learn to design and optimize purification workflows. Dive deep into chromatography, filtration, and other purification methods crucial for isolating and characterizing biotherapeutic molecules. Gain insights into the latest advancements in purification technology, regulatory considerations, and quality control.
Designed for professionals in the biopharmaceutical industry, researchers, and aspiring bioprocessing experts, this course offers a pathway to master the art of biopharmaceutical purification. Join us to enhance your expertise in this critical stage of biologics development and contribute to improving health care through safe and efficient pharmaceuticals.
May 2-3, 2024
Bioreactors for Adherent Cell Growth
Discover the specialized world of bioreactors tailored for adherent cell growth in our course, “Bioreactors for Adherent Cell Growth.” This program is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the principles and techniques essential for cultivating cells that adhere to surfaces, such as mammalian cells and certain tissue cultures.
Throughout the course, you will explore the design, operation, and optimization of bioreactors specifically engineered to support adherent cell cultures. Topics covered include substrate selection, cell attachment strategies, and controlling environmental conditions for maximum cell growth and product expression. Practical hands-on experiences will reinforce your learning and equip you with the skills to tackle real-world challenges.
Whether you are a bioprocess engineer, biotechnologist, or researcher working with adherent cell systems, this course will empower you to harness the full potential of bioreactors for adherent cell growth. Join us to gain the expertise required to excel in this niche but crucial aspect of biotechnology and biopharmaceutical production.
September 10-13, 2024
Downstream Processing of Biopharmaceuticals
Dive into the crucial world of “Downstream Processing of Biopharmaceuticals.” This specialized course offers an in-depth exploration of the methodologies and techniques involved in purifying and refining biopharmaceutical products.
Throughout the course, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the steps and technologies essential to isolate, purify, and characterize biopharmaceuticals. Topics covered include chromatography, filtration, viral clearance, and quality control in downstream processing. Practical applications and case studies will provide hands-on experience in solving real-world purification challenges.
Designed for professionals in the biopharmaceutical industry, researchers, and aspiring bioprocess engineers, this course equips you with the skills to ensure product safety, quality, and compliance in biopharmaceutical manufacturing. Join us to master the art of downstream processing and contribute to the development of effective and safe biopharmaceuticals that transform health care.
November 18-22, 2024
Embark on a journey through the fundamentals of biomanufacturing with our introductory course, “Biomanufacturing 101.” This course provides a solid foundation in the principles and practices of biomanufacturing, covering key topics such as upstream and downstream processes, quality control, and regulatory compliance.
Through engaging lectures, hands-on demonstrations, and case studies, you will learn the essentials of producing biopharmaceuticals, vaccines, and other bio-based products. Gain insights into the latest technologies, industry standards, and the critical steps involved in biomanufacturing, making it ideal for students and professionals seeking to enter or advance in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors.
No prior experience is required, making this course a perfect starting point for those curious about the fascinating world of biomanufacturing. Join us and discover the exciting opportunities in this dynamic and rapidly evolving field.
April 1 – April 5, 2024
Microbial Fermentation: Flask to Fermentor
Delve into the art and science of microbial fermentation in our comprehensive course, “Microbial Fermentation: Flask to Fermentor.” This course takes you on a journey from small-scale flask experiments to the complexities of large-scale bioreactor systems, providing a deep understanding of the entire fermentation process.
You’ll explore the principles, techniques, and challenges of microbial fermentation, gaining hands-on experience in scaling up from laboratory flasks to industrial fermentors. Learn how to optimize growth conditions, select and engineer microbial strains, and monitor and control key parameters for maximum product yield.
Whether you are a student aspiring to enter the biotechnology field or a professional seeking to enhance your fermentation expertise, this course equips you with the knowledge and practical skills to excel in microbial fermentation. Join us to uncover the secrets of transforming microorganisms into valuable bioproducts and biofuels.
April 22 – 26, 2024
Design of Experiments for Bioreactor Optimization
Unlock the power of data-driven decision-making in bioprocess engineering with our course, “Design of Experiments for Bioreactor Optimization.” This specialized program delves into the intricacies of designing and conducting experiments to enhance the performance of bioreactors in biotechnology and pharmaceutical applications.
Through this course, you will learn to create systematic experimental designs, collect and analyze data, and make informed decisions for bioreactor optimization. Topics covered include process parameter optimization, scale-up strategies, and statistical analysis techniques tailored to bioprocessing. Practical hands-on exercises will allow you to apply your knowledge in a real-world context.
This course is designed for bioprocess engineers, researchers, and professionals seeking to maximize bioreactor efficiency and product yield. By the end of the course, you will possess the skills to fine-tune bioreactor processes, reduce production costs, and accelerate biopharmaceutical development. Join us to become a proficient expert in the design of experiments for bioreactor optimization.
June 4-7, 2024
Take your knowledge and skills in biomanufacturing to the next level with our intensive course, “Advanced Biomanufacturing.” This program is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the latest advancements, technologies, and strategies in the biomanufacturing industry.
Throughout this course, you will explore advanced topics in bioprocessing, including cutting-edge bioreactor technologies, process automation, quality assurance, and regulatory compliance. Gain insights into optimizing large-scale production, increasing yield, and ensuring product safety. Practical case studies and hands-on exercises will enable you to apply these advanced concepts to real-world scenarios.
Whether you are a seasoned bioprocess professional or a researcher aiming to stay at the forefront of the field, “Advanced Biomanufacturing” will equip you with the knowledge and expertise to excel in this rapidly evolving industry. Join us to be a part of the future of biomanufacturing and contribute to the development of life-saving biopharmaceuticals and bioproducts.
Octobe 7-11, 2024
Analytics for DNA as Raw Material
Unleash the potential of DNA as a raw material in the biotechnology era with our specialized course, “Analytics for DNA as Raw Material.” This program provides a comprehensive exploration of the analytical techniques and methodologies critical for harnessing the power of DNA in various biotechnological applications.
Throughout this course, you will delve into the principles and practices of DNA analysis, sequencing, and manipulation. You’ll learn how to optimize DNA extraction, purification, and quantification processes, while also gaining insights into quality control and ensuring data accuracy. Practical hands-on experiences will empower you to apply these techniques effectively.
Whether you are a geneticist, a biotechnologist, or a researcher looking to unlock the potential of DNA as a raw material, this course will equip you with the knowledge and practical skills needed to excel in this rapidly evolving field. Join us to be at the forefront of utilizing DNA as the foundation for innovative biotechnological advancements.
December 5-6, 2024