- Module 1: Developing a Vision for Product Discovery to
- Module 2: Bench: Developing a Strategic Plan of
Work. Lessons include: Introduction to Product Discovery
During the Bench Phase; Risk Assessment Methods for Working with
Select Agents; Introduction to Biorisk Management; Biosecurity;
Animal Use Ethics; Animal Biorisk Management; Facilities for
Biomedical Research and Production; Bioethics in Biomedical
Research, Regulations and International Interactions; and Select
Agent Regulation, Biocontainment and Licensing.
- Module 3: Technology Transition: Biological Product and
Component Validation. Lessons include: Regulatory Pathways
to License and Patent TAD Research and Development (R&D)
Technologies; Good Lab Practices (GLPs) to Utilize During Scale-Up
Production of TAD R&D Technologies; Good Management Practices
(GMPs) to Utilize During Scale-Up Production of a TAD R&D
Technology; and Quality Control.
- Module 4: Business: Transition of a TAD R&D
Product. Lessons include: Partnership Relations; Business
Models and Plans; Entrepreneurship; Project Management; and
Training in each of these areas will be provided through an
online course and a 3-week experiential training course.
From the Bench to the Shop: Technology Transition to the
Global Marketplace: Trainees will participate in a 3-week
experiential short course in June and July 2018, and be grouped
into 4 categories: vaccines, diagnostics, therapeutics, and
biologically relevant specimens. Each cohort will consist of 2
graduate students, 1 post-doctoral fellow, and 1 early-career
faculty member or researcher.
All travel, accommodation, and meals for the 3-week Experiential
Training in South Africa, Texas and Colorado will be provided for
the trainees selected for this course.