Who are the ‘Biotech Badgers?’

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When you join the M.S. in Biotechnology Program, you become a member of an extensive professional network including:

All of these people represent the “Biotech Badger” community, a lifelong professional network committed to your career growth and success from the moment you join the program, to years beyond its completion.

Meet the 'Biotech Badger' Community

A faculty of university experts & leading industry professionals

The program's faculty are recruited from private industry and from across UW-Madison, including the Wisconsin School of Business, the UW Law School, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), the School of Medicine and Public Health, and more.

A photo of the MS in Biotechnology Program faculty group photo outside together

A professional network of 500 students and alumni

From the first graduates in 2004 to the latest student cohort, the M.S. in Biotechnology Program alumni community continues to grow and remains incredibly active and professionally connected.

A responsive program staff

The program's leadership and staff is actively committed to providing a supportive and enriching learning experience for its students. The program team serves as a conduit keeping students, alumni, industry, and partnership organizations connected.

Wisconsin's biotechnology industry

Madison, Wisconsin is home to a surprisingly diverse and thriving commercial biotechnology industry. Companies of all types and size contribute to an ever-growing list of regional employers. The opportunities are boundless for biotech job seekers.

regional map surrounding Madison Wisconsin