Biotechnology Business, Law, and Science
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Biotechnology Business, Law, and Science

Deep knowledge on the biotechnology industry: business, law, regulations, policy, and science
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4.3 (581 ratings)
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Created by Yali Friedman
Last updated 1/2014
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This course includes
  • 6.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand the commercial factors driving and constraining biotechnology development
  • Learn how biotechnology is regulated, and how regulations can both limit and drive innovation
  • Learn about patents and other forms of intellectual property protection in biotechnology, and why they are crucial for innovation
  • Learn about domestic and international biotechnology policy decisions and how to balance innovation incentives with economic realities
  • Learn about the science behind biotechnology, and it applications
Requirements
  • This course presumes no former training in business, science, or law.
Description

Learn the business of biotechnology, how to start and manage biotechnology companies, and how to better service the needs of biotechnology companies.

Going beyond simple 'science for non-scientists' or 'mini MBA' offerings, this course describes the convergence of scientific, political, regulatory, and commercial factors that drive the biotechnology industry and define its scope.

This course is based on the leading business-of-biotechnology text, "Building Biotechnology," which has been adopted by more than 50 schools, and is taught by Yali Friedman, Ph.D., chief editor of the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology and a former instructor of biotechnology management at the National Institutes of Health.

Who this course is for:
  • New hires to biotechnology and related companies
  • New biotechnology founders
  • Scientists and other entrepreneurs seeking to better understand the business of biotechnology
Course content
Expand all 57 lectures 06:32:47
+ The Development of Biotechnology
5 lectures 19:13
Knowledge and Skills Enabling Biotechnology
04:24
Application
03:20
Biotechnology Industry Trends
03:02
Case Study: Company Examples
03:13
+ Science
1 lecture 03:18
The Science of Biotechnology
03:18
+ Introduction to Molecular Biology
3 lectures 19:42
Overview
04:15
The Roles of DNA, Genes, and Protein
13:42
The Big Picture
01:45
+ Drug Development
3 lectures 21:46
Biotechnology vs. Pharmaceutical Methods
04:18
5 Basic Steps of Drug Development
15:34
Desirable Qualities of a Good Drug
01:54
+ Biotechnology Tools and Techniques
4 lectures 20:11
Overview
01:23
Bioinformatics
05:51
Genomics and Proteomics
07:47
Biologic Drug Delivery and Nanotechnology
05:10
+ Biotechnology Applications
4 lectures 45:12
Overview
03:31
Green Biotechnology: Agriculture
06:57
White Biotechnology: Industrial Processes and Bio-based Products
16:19
Red Biotechnology: Medical Applications
18:25
+ Laws, Regulations, and Policy
2 lectures 05:06
Patents, Regulation, and Policy
01:35
Intellectual Property - Overview
03:31
+ Intellectual Property
5 lectures 36:29
Patents
14:43
Patent Challenge and Exemptions
12:06
Trade Secrets
04:27
Trademark
03:12
The Role of Intellectual Property in Biotechnology
02:01