Filtered by biotechnology

Student Works Behind-the-Scenes on COVID-19 Testing

Tuesday, June 2, 2020  From the moment Naia Kasik walks through the doors of Applied Ingenuity Diagnostics, she knows exactly what she has to do as she comes face-to-face with the COVID-19 virus. She puts on her personal protective equipment, her lab coat, glasses, gloves and an N-95 mask before she sits down to begin […]

Lake Nona’s Biotechnology Program Continues to Grow

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Lake Nona Campus’ Biotechnology Laboratory Sciences Program is an A.S. degree program that trains students to be laboratory technicians in the bioscience industry. In addition, the program offers two certificates, the 19-credit hour Biotechnology Specialist and the 30-credit hour Biotechnology Laboratory Specialist. The […]

Biotechnology Program is Opening Doors of Opportunity

A Message from Stacey Johnson, President, East & Winter Park Campuses For more than six years, Valencia College has been preparing for the launch of the new biotechnology laboratory sciences program. This unique Associate in Science degree program not only educates students in the fields of chemistry and biology, but also trains students to assist in research experiments focusing on DNA, RNA and protein […]

Biotechnology Pioneers

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola and Lake Nona Campuses As we prepare to launch our A.S. degree program in biotechnology laboratory technician sciences at the Lake Nona Campus next fall, several student pioneers are joining Kris Dougherty, professor of biology, this semester for Valencia’s first offering of introduction to biotechnology (BSC 1421C). I […]