Biocon Academy: Biocon Certificate Program in Faculty Development
BIOCON ACADEMY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN FACULTY DEVELOPMENT
Biocon Academy introduces Faculty Development Program (BA-FDP), a first-of-its-kind initiative to empower Biotech Faculty from various educational institutes by helping them upgrade their knowledge of emerging industry-specific technologies.
This unique program is aimed at the faculty who are teaching biotechnology to Undergraduate and Post Graduate students of Science or Engineering streams. It will enable faculty members to enhance their pedagogical skills to relate the scientific principles to the practices in the industry.
This 2-weeks full-time program, delivered at the Biocon Academy, will include classroom sessions with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) from Biocon as well as industrial assignments and training at Biocon’s state-of-the-art labs. The course has been designed to expose academicians to the latest equipment, technologies, and processes being deployed by the industry.
The course will comprise 20 interactive lectures delivered by SMEs from Biocon and 24 hours of experiential learning at Biocon’s high-end and world-class manufacturing facilities, quality and research labs.
- The applicant should have a post-graduate degree in life sciences, pharma or biotechnology.
- The applicant should be teaching Biotechnology/ Life Science /Pharmacy Programs in a College/University.
- Faculties employed in self-financing colleges are also eligible.
- The teacher should be a permanent employee of the organization.
- Teachers working in self-financing colleges are also eligible.
- The teacher should have at least a second class Master’s Degree with a minimum of 55%.
- The teacher should have at least 3 years of teaching experience on the date of submission of the application.
COURSES AND CURRICULUM
|BIOCON ACADEMY- FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM|
|DAY||TOPIC 1||TOPIC 2|
|1||Introduction to Biotech market and segments, departments in Biopharma and functions||Overview of life cycle of a drug and development|
|2||Cell line selection and characterization||Media selection and optimization|
|3||Introduction to biosimilar||Introduction to monoclonal antibodies|
|4||Fermentor and Microbial Fermentation||Bioreactor and Mammalian cell culture|
|5||Downstream processing-Bioinstrumentation||Introduction to Quality Unit|
|6||Qualification and Validation||cGMP|
|7||Introduction to Quality Management System||Introduction to QbD|
|8||Introduction to Quality control microbiology||OOS and Failure investigation|
|9||Visual Communications / Design of Experiment||Process and method development|
|10||US regulatory pathway||Indian regulatory pathway|
Biocon Academy is committed to affordability and greater access in life sciences education, we are subsidizing the Biocon Academy Faculty Development Program course fee by 55%.
Course Fee: Rs 7500 (Including all Taxes)
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