Several new courses offered through the initiative will be coming in 2023 and 2024.

  • Short course: Brewing and fermentation science
    Join K-State faculty, Manhattan Brewing Company and other industry experts for a 3-day short course program for students, hobbyists and professional brewers. Learn the fundamentals in brewing science, brewing technology, safety and sensory analysis.
    Learn more and register for the course.
  • Introduction to Biomanufacturing will include a history of biomanufacturing as well as current and future trends, cell biology and gene technology, an overview of industry processes and an introduction to regulatory affairs in the United States and global marketplaces.
  • Upstream Biomanufacturing Principles and Processes will teach about unit operations in upstream processes and media optimization, design and scale-up of bioreactors for cell culture.
  • Downstream Biomanufacturing Principles and Processes will feature unit operations for downstream process development and optimization including cell harvesting, product capture and purification, polishing and formulation.
  • Biomanufacturing Laboratory Training will give hands-on-experience in the newly designed BTEC facility, including training good manufacturing practices, sterile techniques, cell culture, recombinant protein production and protein extraction and purification.
  • Regulatory Affairs for Biomanufacturing and Biologics will dive into regulatory requirements to develop, test, manufacture and sell biopharmaceutical products in the U.S., as well as quality assurance in a biomanufacturing facility.

Core competencies:

  • Principles and management of biomanufacturing.
  • Biologic product development methods and technologies.
  • Process design and development.
  • Downstream biomanufacturing (product recovery and purification).
  • Upstream biomanufacturing (cell growth and optimization).
  • Regulatory affairs and industry standards.