Subject matter experts from Biocon and BITS Pilani faculty to impart real world insights
Biocon Academy, a CSR initiative of Asia’s leading biotechnology company, has introduced of a new and unique programme in Quality Control Microbiology (QCMB) in collaboration with the Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani. The programme is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of aspiring microbiologists, pharmacy, and biotech graduates. The partnership envisions to accelerate learning in the fast-growing field of microbiology and enhance the employability prospects of students in biosciences. The programme is designed to offer experiential learning by combining the real world insights with class room learning on various aspects of Microbiology through an intensive curriculum delivered by a renowned faculty of BITS Pilani and Biocon Academy.
The admissions are open now till February 15, 2016, and the course will commence from next month at Bengaluru.
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Chief Mentor, Biocon Academy said, “We are glad to partner with BITS Pilani in the journey of enabling the right skill-sets, competencies and efficiency of bioscience professionals in the field of microbiology. We hope this collaboration and the QCMB programme benefits the biotech ecosystem.”
The eight-week intensive quality control microbiology programme consists of live experiments at the state-of-the-art quality control labs of Biocon to further accentuate the learning of the students. The module covers various aspects like fundamentals of microbiology, quality control, environmental monitoring, microbial enumeration, sterility testing, bacterial endotoxin testing, isolator systems and rapid methods in quality control microbiology.
The programme is also open for experienced professionals in the world of biosciences who are passionate and eager to enhance their skillsets and knowledge in the field of quality control in microbiology.
EP News Bureau – Mumbai