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About the Program

How do you take a discovery from the laboratory to the marketplace? What does it take to launch a biotechnology start-up? If you’re interested in developing innovative solutions that will improve quality of life and standards of clinical care, then our PhD in Biotechnology is for you.

UAB’s innovative doctoral degree in Biotechnology represents a breakthrough in graduate biotech education. Marrying the scientific training necessary to conduct research and develop product prototypes with the business acumen and communication skills to required convert a prototype to a real-world start-up or project within an existing organization, our program will teach you the entrepreneurial skills you need to make it in the competitive and fast-growing biotech field.

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This program delivers most of its content via on-campus, in-person meetings.

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Dr. Tino Unlap, Program Director
Sharney Logan, Program Manager

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