Society for Industrial Biotechnology


Who is the Society for Industrial Biotechnology?

The Society for Industrial Biotechnology (SIB) is a Penn State student organization giving students a unique opportunity to develop into leaders within the industrial biotechnology industry. As an interdisciplinary organization, SIB is comprised of students studying biological engineering, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, biotechnology, biology, molecular biology, biobehavioral health, and other related majors.


Established In




Different Majors


Common Goal


What They Do?

SIB supports the initiative of the Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology and the CSL Behring Fermentation Facility. This includes educating our members on techniques within the industrial biotechnology industry by providing hands-on educational modules. SIB also offers unique opportunities to hear from industry professionals and network with industry recruiters and university faculty.

How They Do It?

The CSL Behring gift helped to revitalize Penn State’s biotechnology initiative. It allowed for the creation of the Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology, the CSL Behring Fermentation Facility and the SIB.

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