BIOSC875N: Hands-on introduction and practice of technical analysis work by doing short lab projects. This experience is excellent preparation for those wanting to work in a regulated industry such as cannabis, food safety, or dietary supplements and for the Foundations in Biotechnology courses and other lab trainees.

Offered in Spring Semesters: for Spring 2023, BIOSC875N-1015 meets 5 times from 6:00-8:50PM. The course meeting dates are Jan 17, 18, 19, 20, and 24. (note that all but the last class date are during the week before the formal start of the Spring 2023 semester Starts January 17.

What happens in the class?

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The Right to Operate

is based on Quality systems and Regulatory compliance

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Tools of the trade

Correct usage of precision measuring devices

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Quality systems

Recognize the importance of following established procedures

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Basics of metrology

Basics of metrology (pH, balance, volumes, micropipetting, spectrophotometry)

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Collaboration, teamwork, professionalism

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Items identified

appropriate labeling and trackable

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Correct usage of precision measuring devices

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Quality management systems
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Skills in

  • Data collection strategies
  • Timely preparation of deliverables
  • Communication and teamwork in a scientific environment

Knowledge of

  • Scientific thinking and data collection strategies
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Process improvement using quality concepts

Ability to

  • Perform assays according to validated protocols
  • Comply with standards for accurate documentation
  • Communicate objectives and results of work

Who should take this course?

  • Cannabis industry
  • New lab trainees
  • Citizen scientists

What types of jobs does it prepare for?

  • Cannabis technician
  • Lab trainee
  • Operations assistant
  • Lab assistant

More details about Work Skills in Preparation for Applied Life Science Projects here.

Part of Certificates

Biological testing technician