Berkeley City College – Science Department Biotechnology Program

What’s Biotechnology?

Biotechnology draws from many disciplines, including genetics, immunology and molecular biology. Recent advances in this field have improved our understanding of biological processes that has accelerated discoveries in medicine and environmental sciences.

Announcements from the Science Department

Berkeley City College Receives $2.8 Million CIRM Grant

On July 20th 2021, the governing Board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) voted to award $51.08 million to fifteen community colleges and universities across California, including Berkeley City College (BCC), to fund programs that will help train the next generation of stem cell researchers. As part of the CIRM Bridges to Stem Cell Research and Therapy program award, BCC will receive $2,806,896 over five years.

Schedule of the Biotechnology Classes 

Spring 2022

– BIOL 32 Scientific Literature and Writing
– BIOL 33 Immunology
– BIOL 50A Introduction to Biotechnology
– BIOL 50B Protein Chemistry and Fermentation
– BIOL 50D Cell and Tissue Culture

Summer 2022

– BIOL 50C Stem Cell Biology and Advanced Molecular Techniques

Fall 2022

– BIOL 50A Introduction to Biotechnology
– BIOL 34 Genetics
– BIOL 34L Genetics with Lab

The new course schedule is available on the BCC website.

Look at the new internship opportunity in the news section.