Aug 03, 2022
Close ties with industry fuel success for master of biotechnology degree program
Looking back over more than two decades leading Penn State’s master of biotechnology degree program, Loida Escote-Carlson concluded: “We’ve been tremendously successful.”
Jun 23, 2022
Alumnus and professor named new head of biomedical engineering
When Dan Hayes graduated from the Penn State Eberly College of Science with a bachelor’s degree in science in 1997, the Department of Biomedical Engineering was still three years away from forming. Now, Hayes will lead the Department of Biomedical Engineering. His tenure as department head begins July 1.
Dec 15, 2021
Biotech company selects Innovation Park for expansion
Penn State will welcome a new biotech company, BioMagnetic Solutions, to Innovation Park. BioMagnetic Solutions is a portfolio company of Gamma Biosciences, a global life sciences company serving the advanced therapy market.
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.