Celebrating 15 Years of the M.S. in Biotechnology Program

2002 – 2017

Celebrating 15 Years of the Master of Science in Biotechnology Program at the University of Wisconsin - Madison

On March 23, 2017, three faculty and four graduates from the M.S. in Biotechnology Program gathered at the UW-Madison’s Wisconsin Institute for Medical Research to speak with Kevin Conroy, Chairman and CEO of Exact Sciences, a Wisconsin-based medical diagnostic company committed to the eradication of cancer through early detection.

The group met to celebrate 15 years since the School of Medicine and Public Health launched the M.S. in Biotechnology Program, a two-year interdisciplinary master’s degree designed to support the region’s rapidly expanding biotechnology industry and the professionals employed within its ranks.

Acknowledging the contribution the program’s hundreds of graduates have made as leaders in Wisconsin’s commercial biotech workforce, the panel reflected on the future educational needs of the next generation of biotechnology professionals poised to transform today’s scientific discoveries into tomorrow’s health solutions.

Here is their discussion preserved in audio and pictures…