Math and Biotechnology

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Presenter: Lisa Seidman, Madison Area Technical College, Madison, WI

Dr. Seidman discussed the importance of learning mathematics in context for students entering technical fields like biotechnology.

Lisa Seidman, Ph.D. has been an instructor in the Biotechnology Laboratory Technician Program at Madison Area Technical College (MATC) since 1987. She is a Co-PI of Bio-Link, a national consortium of biotechnology educational programs that is headed by the City College of San Francisco. She is the co-author of three textbooks for biotechnology students: Basic Laboratory Methods for Biotechnology: Textbook and Laboratory Reference, Basic Laboratory Calculations for Biotechnology, and Laboratory Manual for Biotechnology and Laboratory Science: The Basics. She has recently been instrumental in developing a stem cell technologies certificate program at MATC.



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