Conversations in Biotech


Tuesday, April 6, 2021 @ 5:30-6:30 p.m. CDT


Join the University of Wisconsin Applied Biotechnology program and UW Extended Campus for the next Conversations in Biotech: Science Education Online. UW Extended Campus has been developing award-winning, online courses for more than 15 years.

Take an inside look at ABT 705: Ethics, Safety, and Regulatory Environments in Biotechnology, which won a 2020 Distinguished Course award from the Association for Distance Education and Independent Learning (ADEIL).

  • Get an overview of the UW Extended Campus online learning experience.
  • Discover what you’ll learn in the course, including skills and course outcomes.
  • Preview assignments and projects within the course.
  • Learn how the course facilitates peer and instructor connections.
  • Find out how we support you: your success coach, writing lab, and more.

We’ll leave plenty of time at the end for questions.

Co-presented by: Dr. Melinda Verdone, Applied Biotechnology Program Manager, UW Extended Campus, and Eric Peloza, Instructional Designer, UW Extended Campus.

Who Should Attend?

If you’ve been thinking about enrolling in an online master’s degree program in biotechnology, or want to learn more about the UW Extended Campus online learning experience, this webinar will give you a preview of what to expect.


Biotechnology is a dynamic field, founded on human curiosity and ingenuity, that offers a broad range of career choices across medical, environmental, and industrial science occupations. Join Conversations in Biotech for insightful discussions related to careers in the rapidly growing field of biotechnology. Hosted by the University of Wisconsin Master of Science in Applied Biotechnology program.

Past Webinars

Conversations in Biotech: Careers, October 15, 2020: Read the Q+A and watch the webinar

Our panel of experts from Illumina, Abbott,  Bio-Rad Laboratories, and WARF discussed their personal career journey, skills, advice for those entering the field, and the future of biotechnology in this online webinar.


About UW Applied Biotechnology

The UW Master of Science in Applied Biotechnology is an ideal choice for busy adults who are seeking advanced education and need the flexibility an online program offers. You’ll learn the principles and techniques of biotechnology, including ethical, safety, and privacy concerns; funding; intellectual property and patents; professional and technical communication; experimental design and analysis; and organizational leadership—all within the scope of the global biotechnology industry. The curriculum offers a choice of specialization tracks: Quality Assurance and Compliance, Business Management, and Research and Development.


Have questions about the UW Master of Science in Applied Biotechnology online program? Talk to an enrollment adviser.