News and Events: Annual Student Development Conference and Advisory Council meeting

Spring 2017 Student Development Conference and Advisory Council meeting is scheduled for February 10, 2017 at Memorial Student Center, Texas A&M University. Every spring biotechnology students meet with PPiB Advisory Council members and participate in a professional development conference. Conference participants are provided an opportunity to learn more about the careers in biotechnology industries and the field of … Continue reading

News and Events: PPiB introduces new lecture series: New Technologies and Innovations

Professional Program in Biotechnology introduces new lecture series: New Technologies and Innovations. In October 2016, our first guest speaker was Mr. Justin Liao from Thermo Fisher Scientific, Carlsbad, California. Mr. Justin Liao, is an application scientist working with Applied Biosystem; a part of Thermo Fisher Scientific.  He has a master degree in Microbiology and a … Continue reading

News and Events: PPiB students visit biotechnology companies

PPiB students regularly organize visits to biotechnology companies. During  Fall semesters of 2014, 2015 and 2016 students had several trips to Celltex Therapeutics, Houston, TX, Lonza Inc., Houston, TX, iBio CMO, LLC, Bryan, TX, and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies Texas, LLC, College Station, TX. PPiB students visited iBio CMO, LLC in October, 2016.  iBio CMO, a subsidiary of … Continue reading

News & Events: PPIB student wins The Raymond Ideas Challenge video pitch award

Each spring semester, The Mays Business School at Texas A&M University asks students to submit their next big business idea. Students from all levels and departments are encouraged to participate since this is an excellent learning opportunity for students to improve their writing abilities, pitch presentation and networking skills. The panel of judges includes entrepreneurs, … Continue reading