STEM Ed Tuesday Talk: New Life Sciences Center at HCC

Event Details

September 25, 2018
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall

Room: 109

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Mort Sternheim

Kermit Dunkelberg, Assistant Vice President of Adult Education and Workforce Development at Holyoke Community College, will provide an overview of changes in HCC's Life Sciences program and facilities, including expanded credit and non-credit offerings, and Clean Room training facility. The HCC Biotechnology program is intended for the student who is interested in pursuing a baccalaureate degree in the life sciences utilizing the basic principles of biotechnology. This technology is based on recent advances in the discipline of recombinant DNA technology. Students completing the option will have acquired the necessary laboratory skills and theoretical background for transfer to state or private colleges. Career and research opportunities include, but are not limited to, animal sciences, agrigenetics, immunogenetics, pharmaceutics, biomedical technologies, forensics and environmental sciences.