Aug 23, 2021
Here and Now: Hayes Ready to Lead Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology into the Next Phase of Impact
Dan Hayes, Ph.D., replaced Andrew Zydney, Ph.D., as the Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology's Director.
Jul 16, 2021
Penn State’s Biotechnology Community Overcomes COVID-19 Challenges
One of the many Penn State units that adapted to the pandemic’s challenges was the Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology (CoEIB).
Apr 06, 2021
Penn State’s Industrial Biotechnology Ecosystem Continues to Bloom
In just 30 months and despite facing a global pandemic, Penn State and collaborating companies have successfully established and advanced the industrial biotechnology ecosystem and talent pipeline at the university.
Feb 12, 2021
Researchers awarded $1.5M to create stem cell predictive model
Stem cells are the building blocks of the body, according to Penn State researchers. Though similar to one another at their origins, stem cells take on unique characteristics as they mature, becoming specialized cells throughout the body — such as bone, muscle, ligament, tissue or other organ cells.
Oct 19, 2020
Andrew Zydney Shares Continuous Bioprocessing Strategies with a Global Audience
Andrew Zydney, Ph.D., continued sharing his knowledge of bioprocessing with a global audience when he recently spoke at the “BioProcess International” Conference, held virtually for the first time in 2020.
Sep 22, 2020
Two Powerful Groups Engage for Student Growth
The Society of Industrial Biotechnology continues adapting to its current climate, virtually networking with professionals and Penn State alumni from Bristol Myers Squibb, one of the world's leaders in innovative medicine.
Mar 02, 2020
Nineteen Penn State students from Six Departments Earn Prestigious CSL Behring Scholarships in Industrial Biotechnology
Each year, Penn State’s Center of Excellence of Industrial Biotechnology awards scholarships to undergraduate students demonstrating academic achievement and involvement in the field of industrial biotechnology.
Feb 26, 2020
Chemical engineering professor receives membrane research award
The North American Membrane Society (NAMS) has named Andrew Zydney, Penn State Bayard D. Kunkle Chair, professor of chemical engineering and director of the Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology, as their 2020 recipient of the Alan S. Michaels Award for Innovation in Membrane Science and Technology.
Jan 20, 2020
Center Seeks Proposals for 2020 IMPACT Seed Grants in Industrial Biotechnology
Students from all majors are welcome to apply although they must partner with a faculty or staff member as Principal Investigator.
Nov 25, 2019
Industrial Biotechnology Scholarships Announced
The Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology is excited to announce two new CSL Behring Scholarships for Penn State undergraduate students interested in the broad area of industrial biotechnology, ranging from biopharmaceutical manufacturing and food biotechnology, to the production of bio-based chemicals.