Solano Community College

The biotechnology program at Solano Community College is famous for its curriculum in biomanufacturing. Graduates learn how to work in the biotechnology industry as production technicians. Production technicians operate and maintain the equipment used to manufacture protein pharmaceutical products. Students grow bacterial, yeast, and mammalian cells and purify the proteins that are produced by those cells. They learn how to follow good manufacturing practices (GMPs) by maintaining records that comply with quality assurance procedures and government regulations.


Solano Community College
4000 Suisun Valley Road
Fairfield, CA 94534-3197
Phone: 707-864-7211
Program leader (s): 
Jim DeKloe

Degrees and certificates

Graduates from this program have been employed by : 

Genentech, Chiron (now Novartis)

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