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BioTrain Courses, Workshops, and Seminars

BioTrain is a sector partnership of biotechnology companies, government, and nonprofits led by Montgomery College and working together to shape a technical workforce that is ready for today and tomorrow.

This program is designed to provide a boost to both employees (existing and potential) and employers. Training is free of cost. The  short lectures, workshops and hands-on training are all taught by industry experts. See below for a listing of many of the workshops and lectures. 

Individuals who are seeking to upskill or reskill in order to apply for jobs in the Biotech sector should fill out the BioTrain Pre-Application Formnew window (not yet complete) and attach a current resume.   

Employers have also found our programs to be helpful for their staff development. If you are an employer, and wish to inquire about training for your employees, please fill out the Customized Training Inquiry Form.(form pending)  

Biotech Info Session
Announcement: Biotech Information Session

Join us for an evening of Biotechnology. Thursday August 3, 2023. At the Bioscience Education Center (BE-room 151) on the Germantown Campus. Program is FREE! Printable Biotech Flyer (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader - Link opens in new window)


  • 4:30 -5:00 p.m. Biotech Boot Camp Graduation
  • 5:00 - 5:15 p.m. Opening remarks for the Biotech Programs at MC
  • 5:15 - 7:00 p.m. Meeting with Biotech key leaders and networking opportunities
  • 5:45 - 7:00 p.m. Tour of the state of the art Biotechnology Facility
Sign Up to Attend the Biotech Information Session

BioTrain Workshops: Emotional Intelligence Skills

"Emotional Intelligence is the key to both personal and professional development"

Advance your life science career with BioTrain’s Emotional Intelligence Skills Series. These short (2.5 hour) workshops are designed to provide foundational skills to incumbent workers in biotechnology. They are prepared with biotechnology guidance and are taught by industry experts. Best of all, BioTrain workshops are offered at no charge to registrants who work in the biotechnology field. Learn more about building essential skills.

BioTrain Workshops: Industry Relevant Skills

Advance your life science career with BioTrain Workshops. These more in-depth workshops run from one to four days in length. Choose from topics designed to enhance industry relevant knowledge for incumbent workers in biotechnology. All programs are designed with biotechnology guidance and taught by industry experts.  And, BioTrain workshops are offered at no charge to registrants who are employed in the Biotechnology industry. Learn more about industry relevant skills.